"Hello.... I am over here at the moment, I was there a short time ago, but my legs got all achy, So I moved, but yes, I am out here in the U.K., about as Far East as you can get before the feet get wet.....!!!!!"
"That is more or less how I do mine, much like making a drawer box. You use rubber, I use masking tape. The sides can be planed to unequal heights, the ends different as a result, and the final result is quite easy on the eye..... Braced in the…"
"To put forth my six pennyworth, I have made three 'box' guitars, a few years back now, but all were three string. I had no idea where I was coming from at all, just an idea.... I planed up at great effort, bevels on all corners,…"
"Swipe me, Jaffa Cakes, I had forgotten them. Were they not the subject of a controversy over whether or not they could be classed as a biscuit, or actually a cake...??? Something to do with different taxation or something.... pathetic…"
"Hi, I had the same dilemma when I began making. I had an old guitar neck already first time, but it was way too wide. I chose not to actually finger the strings i.e. chords etc, but instead to use a slide. I reduced the width of the neck quite…"
"Hi, Isn't it amazing how under normal times, a bit of knotty wood would get dismissed as unusable in a shop, but then, beauty being in the eye of the beholder, a piece like this manifests itself, and lo, a real good looking…"
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I have played drums, percussion, guitars for years in various bands, but always felt a tad disjointed playing named brand stuff. I am a practical guy with time on my hands, and a penchant for wood.....