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The science of "f" holes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Woods Mar 31, 2016. 19 Replies

Why F holes? Here is the reason we have them, rather than Z or W holes. I found it pretty interesting:…Continue

Largest cigar boxes?

Started this discussion. Last reply by JP Lace Master Mar 30, 2016. 22 Replies

So, I got a couple or 3 necks pretty cheap, 24 3/4" scale. The biggest issue with using them is finding a box big enough so that the bridge isn't sitting, either off the top or, perilously close to…Continue

Alternate material: Has anyone tried this?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Smoke Dec 31, 2014. 12 Replies

I've been thinking about making my own box/body--it just occurred to me, that an interior hollow core door might be a good donor for the front and back. Particularly, a nice birch door like…Continue

Has anyone used this glue for CBGs?

Started this discussion. Last reply by brdfrd May 31, 2014. 13 Replies

I used this years ago when I built a boat:…Continue

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I haven't built anything for a while... new house, new son--we've been busy. However, building was a good creative outlet that provided a lot of satisfaction for me, as well as meeting the needs of the 'mad scientist' side of my brain.

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At 1:12am on July 11, 2014, Richey Kay said…

Happy birthday Brad! Hope you get to take it easy ;-)

 
 
 

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