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Wen drill press?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris F May 17, 2018. 9 Replies

I'm thinking about buying a bench top drill press, mostly for doing tuner holes. Have used a hand drill up till now, with varying results. I'm leaning towards the 8 inch Wen, 75$ - + . Anybody have…Continue

 

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"Thanks for noticing Mark, it's string, I like to use string."
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Mark Bowen commented on jeff weins's blog post Solar powered guitar amp video
"Gotta say I like the tie wraps for mounting the pickup!"
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Solar powered guitar amp video

Recently finished this project. Parts list at http://www.vtbscbg.com/See More
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jeff weins liked Mark Bowen's blog post Some tips for cuting fret slots with the CB Gitty miter box
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jeff weins commented on Mark Bowen's blog post Some tips for cuting fret slots with the CB Gitty miter box
"My Gitty miter box has made cutting frets less scary. Your ideas even more so, I particularly like the cut location marking method."
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String holder and electronics box

"Very cool Francois, would love to hear what it sounds like."
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jeff weins replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Outside the box neck reinforcement
"I usually add these shaped 1/4'' thick pieces to built boxes and cigar boxes"
Dec 2, 2018
jeff weins replied to Bruce Young's discussion A method for grounding strings without metal bridge or tailpiece
"or this"
Oct 26, 2018
jeff weins replied to Bruce Young's discussion A method for grounding strings without metal bridge or tailpiece
"I usually do a variation on this."
Oct 26, 2018
jeff weins replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion VIDEO: DIY Dobro Ideas... from Mailboxes to Paint Lids!
"John, my current project, acoustic tin can resonator, using a hammered #10 can lid. jeff"
Oct 20, 2018
jeff weins commented on Mardi Macfly's photo
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3 string wooden canjo a

"Very nice, original builds, Mardi"
Oct 9, 2018

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Solar powered guitar amp video

Posted on March 11, 2019 at 4:00pm 4 Comments

Recently finished this project. Parts list at http://www.vtbscbg.com/

6 string lap steel

Posted on June 3, 2018 at 6:00pm 3 Comments

A little while back I made a 4 string lap steel, I recently finished a 6 string  version trying to refine the design(thank you National New Yorker).

https://youtu.be/9rUfdKCgJoE…

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2 pickups 2 vol pots #2

Posted on October 15, 2017 at 4:14pm 1 Comment

This is my 2nd try at using 2 pick ups and 2 vol pots. This time I used a mini humbucker(10k) at the neck with a 500k pot and a single coil(9k) at the bridge with a 250k pot…

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soundboard wood

Posted on April 29, 2016 at 4:50pm 4 Comments

I was looking for a more resonate wood for my next project. Found this company Luthiers Mercantile International. They describe the wood as low grade soundboards, that you can use for practicing inlays or joining. For what we do the stuff is really nice, and 20$ for 5 bookmatched sets it was worth a try.              …

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