"Aha! No wonder I couldn't see how that worked. I have never seen anyone hide the tuning posts, but it does give a super clean look, and less to snag on.
Thanks for answering, and quickly too!
I have a new project that I will share when…"
"If you do neck through, then there is very little tension on the box, since you are pulling from tuner, to the tail of the neck, so as long as the neck is properly stiff, I have not had any problems yet.
However, I am playing the 8th one I have…"
"Hi what I think you can do is find out the scale length of the instruments you like, and if they are on the same type scale as guitar and ukulele, you can simply set the scale lenght on Fretfinder or similar program.
"Hi, IF you use the plate as the top (open underneath) you should get a "tinny" sound, reminding you of a resonator, with wood fully underneath, if the plate is not tight, you'll get a bunch of buzzing i would think. I have some…"
"Hi all, new here in Sacramento area. I have met, and shared good times with Will King who, to my good fortune, lives less than 2 miles from me. I have one almost completed, and 3 more in process.
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