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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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"Your lap steels look great. What is the larger dark red piece under the vol knob, jack?"
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"Mitch,That is how I do my frets. I do mine a bit shorter, "4 baseball cards thickness" more narrow then the fret board. With more sanding. No rules! jeff"
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"YES! The Mighty Clutch! I only recently found your You Tube channel really like it."
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"Thanks for noticing Mark, it's string, I like to use string."
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"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 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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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).

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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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