Vern Hallett
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  • Murfreesboro, TN
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Vern Hallett replied to Sean Murphy's discussion Tung oil vs Danish Oil?
"Nice but I'll stick with my method. Vern"
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Vern Hallett replied to Sean Murphy's discussion Tung oil vs Danish Oil?
"Looks good. There's no finish under the wax? "
Friday
Vern Hallett replied to Sean Murphy's discussion Tung oil vs Danish Oil?
"Yeah I'm kind of impatient when it comes to finish also. This method works for me and it only takes a couple days. Different woods will have different results. Poplar soaks it in and gives a nice soft shine so you may need more coats depending…"
Thursday
Vern Hallett replied to Sean Murphy's discussion Tung oil vs Danish Oil?
"It acts as a super fine sandpaper to even and smooth the tung oil out. I don't wait until it's completely dry after the first coat. I apply the first coat let it dry overnight then rub it out to smooth the finish. The second and third coat…"
Thursday
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Punch 3 Stringer

"Very nice. "
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Good day at the studio

"He looks kind of like me without the beard Dave. ; )"
Thursday
Vern Hallett replied to Sean Murphy's discussion Tung oil vs Danish Oil?
"I use tung oil most of the time. I've found I need fewer coats to get a nice shine if I polish between coats with a piece of brown paper grocery bag. Usually three coats will produce a nice shine with this method. Never tried Danish oil. "
Thursday
Viktor Bogdan and Vern Hallett are now friends
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Vern Hallett commented on Viktor Bogdan's photo
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Striker TELE/CBG

"Yeah Buddy! "
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Vern Hallett liked Viktor Bogdan's photo
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Vern Hallett commented on Viktor Bogdan's photo
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Vern Hallett liked Viktor Bogdan's photo
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Vern Hallett commented on Dave Lynas's photo
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Good day at the studio

"For some odd reason I'm envisioning a ceramic Frankenstein knob Dave.  : )  "
Jan 15

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Stumbled across the web site one night while surfing YouTube videos
How many instruments have you built so far?
Three diddly bows, so far . . .
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The history behind them and the fact that you're only limited by your imagination when it comes to building and playing them.

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At 4:23am on February 6, 2019, Diglydog said…
Thanks for the friend add, Vern. Sorry about the slow response - I’m working away from home with patchy access to Internet. All the best, Diglydog :-)
At 1:37pm on January 12, 2019, Scott Schoepf said…

Hey Vern, thanks for the friend request. Nice to meet ya. 

At 2:44pm on January 10, 2019, Nancy kat said…

Hello Vern thanks for the friend request! Nice photos.... Meoww

At 11:14am on September 23, 2018, Muddy Creek Guitars said…

Thanks for the friend request. Sorry it took me a while, I haven’t been on the sight lately.

At 9:02am on August 30, 2018, Bluesheart said…

Nice to "meet" you Vern. You are doing some nice work, I like the innovation.

At 12:04pm on August 25, 2018, Lonman said…

Thanks VH, always enjoy seeing your work and ideas. 

At 5:07am on August 24, 2018, BrianQ. said…

Vern, I’m sad to say we’re friends now , I mean glad to say ;)

At 3:00pm on April 29, 2018, George Ross said…

Hi Vern,

Thanks for the friend invitation.  It's always good to have friends.

At 6:54pm on April 28, 2018, Korrigan said…

Thanks for the friend request Vern!

At 9:45pm on May 11, 2017, Dave Lynas said…
Hi Vern. Glad to be a friend. Thanks for the invite.

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