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latest lapsteel build

Here is guitar #193.  I wanted to make one similar to my little Magnatone guitar that I had renovated a while back.  It is just a tad larger in proportions and has a 23 inch scale as opposed to the Magnatone 22 3/8 scale.  I am pleased with how it turned out.  Tuned it to C6, string spacing is a bit narrower than most but still very playable.…

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Added by Ron Lutz on April 25, 2021 at 11:59am — 4 Comments

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another lap steel along a similar theme as my previous post.  This one is #147 with a 25.5" scale and tuned to open G.

Added by Ron Lutz on May 7, 2020 at 3:08pm — 4 Comments

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This is #146 guitar, a 23" scale lap steel tuned to C6 that I just finished today.  The walnut is from a cabin that was built here in Eureka Springs around 1880 and the back is from a hardwood headboard that came out of a local roadside motel that was built in the 50's.  I wanted to try an Art Deco style, I like how it turned out and have a couple more similar to this on the bench, the next one will be 25" scale.…

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Added by Ron Lutz on April 17, 2020 at 5:12pm — 6 Comments

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