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any blue prints on good ways to make 4 string homemade pick ups?

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wanting to make my own but what sort of contraption to make,,any ideas gang?Continue


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Posted on March 20, 2015 at 10:21pm 6 Comments

Going to start making very beautifull 15 inch concert ukes...question for anybody out there...what strings should i use...nylon?? or do i use something else??? aswell tail pieces..what do people use for Ukes thats simple:) anybody who would like to respond that would be great..

.I might just make them through box necks the strings a directly in the wood

Melodeeman:) Cheers

Tail pieces for a cbg :)

Posted on February 17, 2014 at 5:55pm 9 Comments

I would love to hear about peoples ideas or inventive ways on.. what or they make their tail pieces... :)

Thank you:)

so.....flat strings....

Posted on January 29, 2014 at 1:39pm 4 Comments

Has anybody out there ever used flats strings on a cbg? if so.. how does it sound and would you play them more than normal conventional strings..anybody??? :)


modge podge...Melodeeman

Posted on January 10, 2014 at 7:56pm 1 Comment

its like a glue..apply it on the wood surface  to use..apply lightly all over surface area of image ...then use a  image without text...(cause it will be backwards) it until very flat..let dry for 1 hr...then place a very damp wood on the paper for 10 minutes..then gently rub with the clothe on the paper that's wet (lightly) it should remove the pulp off leaving the ink directly on the those tattoos when we use to lick them for a vineyard…


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At 2:55am on March 29, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

He there Mellow, Crafty Devil you !! love what you did on town to town, verrywell constructed and arranged clean sounding little Master piece!

I feel there is a album in the air, flow that mellow breeze Mr.Melo , have a great day ! Greeeeettsszzz A.D.

At 2:30am on June 18, 2015, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Man for the Comments, well you ask me,I do like your recording stuff,but when i listen whit my JimmyMc Carty Ears:   Nice Intro! (For me;could bee longer the revers bit,and fade slowly to the Background) Good Beat! Nice Dubble Bass Cool change in the CBG effect color on the Gitaar ,the Old Mic Effect, does the trick,but the Vocals can bee a bit more on the front,your singing something let us hear it! then you get the story better, What it is about the busker girl, and why you sing about her, like it like it a lot!! thanks! Melo!

At 7:27am on June 15, 2015, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the compliment there Melodie man,those last 4 stringers look pretty Cool Dude,

Passing Show,Warriors great imagery, ill keep them coming,Greeeettsszzz to Ye!!   A.D.

At 8:25am on April 11, 2015, Peter Hendley said…

Ta for your encouraging comment on my 1st ever video. Haven't you got some nice content on your page. Well crafted pics. too I reckon. Cheers p

At 5:50pm on April 2, 2015, Andries D. EKER said…

Tree verry nice songs there Mellow man, iliked wispering the most, clearly invluence by lennon&Maccarthy,60 revers bits tight rhytmo, cleverly put together,All Alone ? who is moss your Wife /Girlfrind?No Verry Good do use 4 track or digital, Not bad me Man carry on i say carry On!!

At 8:18am on March 29, 2015, Andries D. EKER said…

Well there Melo who is stopping you! Build one and let me hear!!! did you listen to the ethnic wave one  aswell? whit the didgeridoe? it ol get the AboriginalHoodoo on Ye,make your dreamtime float to Nighttime kinda storywalker  grooveplay! did you get the drift!?

Greeeettssszzz A.D

At 9:20pm on March 23, 2015, Bruce said…

This is a great site for meeting like minded people. I like that radio amp of yours.

At 9:24am on March 21, 2015, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Melo,Thanks a lot for your generous compliment, not that much going on, at the moment my neighbour is building a exstention to his house,(he is like 3m away from my house,) and the heavy machinery pounding treu the walls, so no recording for a while,Bommer!! but  am stacking up on new song material for some new stuff and maybee next weekend il try and find some time,so i have been busy building to (CBG) and (Winebox) as they say there can not always bee pressior on the cooker!!Greeeeettssszz Melo!! A.D.

At 6:36pm on February 21, 2015, Uncle John said…

Melo, thanks for the kind words.  I truly appreciate it.   Simple is pretty much all I have and I think I do better and enjoy more when I accept that.  

At 4:40am on February 20, 2015, Andries D. EKER said…

You realy Pick your Boxes meloman!! and your cookietins to!! Great style and Looks!


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