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Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Sep 7. 22 Replies

I'm building a ukulele for a friend.  I found this great little souvenir teaspoon.  I want to cut off and discard the bowl of the spoon, flatten what's left, and stick it to the middle of the…Continue

Cigar box ukulele question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kigar Jul 29. 19 Replies

I'm building a ukulele for a friend out of a Johnny Walker box.  It originally held 10 mini bottle of liquor but it's basically a cigar box.So I see two ways to go about the build:1) Get the Gitty…Continue

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Slide top boxes for electric CBGs?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ducati Scotty May 7. 8 Replies

I've got this great little slide top box that I want to use to make an electric guitar.  The obvious problem is that if I mount pots and pickups, I can't slide the top back on.My plan is to just…Continue

Does it matter which way you wrap the string on a tuner?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom T Apr 10. 3 Replies

Hey again everyone.  I was looking on a few different guitar sites trying to get an answer to this question. I do know that you want to have the tuning gear toward the nut/bridge and the threaded…Continue

 

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BrianQ. replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"Killer!"
Sep 7
Ducati Scotty replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"In the end, I did a lot of masking with just enough epoxy and it worked out fine. "
Sep 7
BrianQ. replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"Forgot about this, it dries to a dark grey. Sticks to anything. Ace hardware carries it."
Aug 29
Ducati Scotty replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"I thought about something like that, JB Weld, etc. How’s the adhesion?"
Aug 28
JL replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"Epoxy Putty from the plumbing section.  It's like Play-Doh, you tear off what you need, kneed and work it to mix the 2 parts, hardens like a resin casting."
Aug 28
Kigar replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"You could make a little block that fits between the tuners, drill a hole on the end facing the top end of the guitar, cut off the spoon and bond the stem in the hole."
Aug 26
Ducati Scotty replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"That's a good thought. As I mentioned, the bowl is worthless, but just wedging the end in once I cut the bowl off could be a good way to secure one end.  Gotta see how it lays out once the headstock is shaped."
Aug 23
Ducati Scotty replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"Maybe, but it's a really pretty box and you can see in that shot that the attention to detail is there on every element.  Take care of the little things and the whole thing really comes together.  It sure did on that one ;)"
Aug 23
Korrigan replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"Thanks DS, but it's basically doing what you're doing, glueing on some decoration.  : ) "
Aug 23
Ducati Scotty replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"Seriously, that’s amazing.  Makes me feel like a slacker. "
Aug 23
Korrigan replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"Thanks Brian.  : )"
Aug 22
Ducati Scotty replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"That Go2 might be my best bet.  I already have a drawer full of other stuff from the :)"
Aug 22
BrianQ. replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"Loctite Go2 / clear Gorilla glue"
Aug 22
the anonymous pick replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"Depending on headstock length and desired placement  .   you may be able to just  drill a hole  into the end of the fretboard (or groove in bottom of fretboard )  and jam the cut end of the spoon  in the  super…"
Aug 22
Ducati Scotty replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"The bowl is super thin crap, not worth saving. "
Aug 22
Ducati Scotty replied to Ducati Scotty's discussion Bonding metal to the wood headstock, how would you do it?
"Adhesive sheets sounds good. I can get screws through, but I’d like to keep it cleaner looking if I can. "
Aug 22

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