the wife decided to buy a new fryingpan so i snagged the old one, seeing as i hadn't built a cbg style guitar in quite a while this was the perfect opportunity, 10" fryingpan + a few piece's of an…Continue
bought an epiphone electar 10watt valve amp, it's a bit loud for home use, i like it maxed out, to get that overdriven valve sound, heard about a simple & cheap attenuator, a car light bulb in…Continue
"Hi GH, JL's comments are valid so here may be a solution to that issue, it's the way I do my shop made fences for different machines and tasks.
The photos should tell the story, just modify to suit your situation and available…"
"Now that bring back memories. Back in the late 70's early 80's I use to buy a 61/4" 2.5hp skillsaw take the blade gaurd off and put a 71/4" blade on it. When I was done framing I would start doing the outside trim…"
"You weren't looking at the right job site! LOL
Seriously though I see them on FB market fairly cheap! Picked up a Hitachi $5. Was expecting much and wasn't disappointed! It was a jobsite rig with a busted plastic housing. Turned out…"
"I would try to put the saw in the middle of the workbench to avoid tipping over. The cutting point way over outside the legs is a recipe for a tip over. A bag of concrete sitting on the cross members would minimise that possibility but still a…"
"What ever works! Saw one made out of an inverted radial arm saw. Your work piece stayed stationary and you pushed down on a pedal to bring the blade toward. Let off the pedal and a spring pulled it back. That was scary! I didn't like them when…"
Thanks for gettin back to me & your comments on my git fiddle :) My son has claimed it as his own, hes in a band & is booked to support a tour for hayseed dixie ! so thats fair enough for me. I will have a go at building a viotar asap. ok to message you if i get stuck? :)
Hi there, about my lapsteel, the fretboard is made of perspex & the frets are strips of signwriters sticky vinyl, nice & easy to cut. Some groovy photos of your work here, looks great. I think I will learn a lot from this website, thanks for your interest, regards Barry Faulkner