Joe Caruso
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"Hi Joe, a pleasure my friend.  I like the look of your "Liona", not without mentioning your other designs... some really neat machine heads and intricately cut body soundholes too. Regards, Bob."
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"Hey Bob and Poorness Studios - thanks for the kind words. And yes it is a Gibson inspired headstock - it lacks the dimple at the peak. "
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"Hey Bob and Poorness Studios - thanks for the kind words. And yes - it s a Gibson style headstock - without the dimple at the peak "
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"Very nice. Tidy and built for purpose."
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What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I'm creating something that creates something else - music.

I get to mix my passion for music with my passion for woodworking.

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Fret Slot Cutting Jig With Adjustable Depth Stop

Posted on March 21, 2019 at 9:30am 0 Comments

My second fret slot cutting jig is complete.  My driver for building this jig is that I am manually challenged to cut vertical fret slots. This jig will ensure my fret slots are vertical. This second version has some helpful enhancements.

Rather than have a depth stop on the fret saw, this capability is built into the jig. This more easily accommodates a supply of varying thickness fret boards. More later on this. 

There is hopefully sufficient…

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My First Scarf Joint - how long a board do I need?

Posted on November 1, 2015 at 1:00pm 9 Comments

I learned a few things making my first scarf joint, I hope what I learned helps you.

I started by using the above diagram as my guide. I can do this I thought. Just decide which method I want, measure, cut and glue (very precisely) and I'm done. Except, as I started to measure and make some…

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At 5:46am on April 15, 2019, Bob "Ambrose" Negus said…

Hi Joe, a pleasure my friend.  I like the look of your "Liona", not without mentioning your other designs... some really neat machine heads and intricately cut body soundholes too. Regards, Bob.

At 3:50pm on January 18, 2018, shane wagstaff said…

Hi Joe .

The control panel of a Provost Jet Located at RAF Cosford 

At 11:47pm on January 2, 2018, George McLeod said…

Much appreciated, Joe!

Regards,

Gittys by George

At 11:15am on January 15, 2017, Mark K said…

Thanks Joe!

At 5:08pm on December 31, 2015, Dave Lynas said…
I freehand almost everything. A limited shop and mind. Eyeballing...
At 7:06pm on December 30, 2015, Dave Lynas said…
I like that scarf jig! I just trust my bandsaw and cut. Belt sander finishes the fit.
At 6:59pm on December 30, 2015, Dave Lynas said…
Glad to be a friend. Thanks. Nice work Joe!
At 7:14pm on December 17, 2015, Peter Bulback said…
Thank you so much.
At 1:24pm on October 26, 2015, Mark Hunt said…

Thanks, Joe! Yep, addiction fully aquired.

At 12:50pm on October 17, 2015, Daddy Mojo said…
Hey Joe! Nice to meet you, the Montreal Guitar Show was actually cancelled a few years ago. A sad thing, actually...
 
 
 

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