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"Someone may have already pointed this out, but looking at both designs the weakest point in your…"
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"Nice design. Just be careful not to take to much out between the pickup and bridge, you could…"
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"Thanks Shane ............. I thought you would like it ;-)"
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"I love it!  -shane"
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"Nice theme Rooster on a  fine looking  tree(3) stringer ,and that appel Barrel gives it…"
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"I agree, less is more."
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"Nothing wrong with that, it looks good"
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At 9:51am on January 5, 2016, Janis Wilson Hughes said…

Thank you Rooster! :) I can't tell you how much I appreciate your encouragement. I'm looking forward to learning more and sharing with the group. 

At 5:23pm on November 21, 2015, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks for the invitation Rooster

At 10:37pm on July 2, 2015, Monterey said…
Hey Rooster, good to be your friend!
At 8:24am on July 2, 2015, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks Rooster its not that hard to make and maybee some out there see the benefits of this small but handy adjustment ! Greeeettsszz A.D

At 6:01am on June 22, 2015, Uncle John said…

Best wishes on a fast, full recovery and back to the fest next year.

At 5:20pm on June 21, 2015, Uncle John said…

Hey, Rooster.   It's good to have you for a CBN friend.  I like your builds, especially the Fatboy and the bass. 

Alabama, did you get to go to the fest down there?

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Cable tie frets

Posted on November 14, 2015 at 3:00am 39 Comments

I was looking for a way to mark out the frets on a lap steel I'm building and thought this might be of some use to others building any type of fretless guitar.

After marking out and cutting the slots like I would do if using fret wire, I used a hacksaw to widen the slots out to hold a 4" plastic cable…

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