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rebuilding old guitar

It`s been an age since I built a guitar due to the amount of gear out there and the fact all my relatives and friends have been gifted!

As a result I decided to re-visit an old 3 stringer I built several years ago. It`s a guitar I was never really happy with but I was loathe to get rid.

So I stripped it back and added a radius to the neck and refitted the frets. I kept the old under saddle pickup and decided to change it from a red stained wood and black fretboard to a black…

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Added by t-belly johnson on February 13, 2021 at 12:21pm — 4 Comments

DIY easy peasy chord sheets

So, I was thinking about playing guitar, and how difficult it is to practice without giving up. It is hard, mainly because most folks learn a few chords then struggle to put together a few simple tunes to make them feel like they are making progress.

There is also a lot of confusuion for people who have no knowledge at all about music theory, it goes right over my head!

I,III,V,VII, doesn`t mean a lot, especially when you look for simple tunes you know that are written down in…

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Added by t-belly johnson on March 8, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

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