Joe Caruso
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"Thanks Dave, and yes It does sound great and it's a cigar box! not a traditional ukulele body!"
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"Thanks Uncle John - and agreed - friction tuners are the pits!"
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"Nice veneer.  We don't need no friction tuners!"
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"Great looking uke. Bet it sounds great!"
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Joe Caruso replied to Joe Caruso's discussion 2019 - fancy and colourful cigar boxes will be illegal in Canada; cigar boxes may become scarce in the group Canadian CBG
"FYI - some detail - consultation - our opportunity to influence what happens - ends Sept 9th - any comments to your MP should be at them well before this. Just learned this myself yesterday. "
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the anonymous pick replied to Joe Caruso's discussion 2019 - fancy and colourful cigar boxes will be illegal in Canada; cigar boxes may become scarce in the group Canadian CBG
"Canada ... blank unappealing cigar boxes  ...  yet   colorful  and cartoony marijuana packages available  in candy flavors . :-/  go figure . "
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2019 - fancy and colourful cigar boxes will be illegal in Canada; cigar boxes may become scarce

The Canadian govt plans to pass legislation requiring plain packaging of cigarettes and cigars. To come in effect about May 2019THIS MEANS NO MORE FANCY COLOURFUL CIGAR BOXES AT YOUR LOCAL CIGAR STORE.If the cigar stores even survive.Read the following:“Health Canada acknowledges that if their Bill is implemented fully, more than fifty percent of the cigars currently available in Canada will disappear from our shelves as most manufacturers will refuse or be unable to comply with the new rules…See More
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#12 "SLAYER" headstock

"Thanks for the feedback folks - much appreciated! "
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I'm creating something that creates something else - music.

I get to mix my passion for music with my passion for woodworking.

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My First Scarf Joint - how long a board do I need?

Posted on November 1, 2015 at 1:00pm 9 Comments

I learned a few things making my first scarf joint, I hope what I learned helps you.

I started by using the above diagram as my guide. I can do this I thought. Just decide which method I want, measure, cut and glue (very precisely)…

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At 3:50pm on January 18, 2018, shane wagstaff said…

Hi Joe .

The control panel of a Provost Jet Located at RAF Cosford 

At 11:47pm on January 2, 2018, George McLeod said…

Much appreciated, Joe!

Regards,

Gittys by George

At 11:15am on January 15, 2017, Mark K said…

Thanks Joe!

At 5:08pm on December 31, 2015, Dave Lynas said…
I freehand almost everything. A limited shop and mind. Eyeballing...
At 7:06pm on December 30, 2015, Dave Lynas said…
I like that scarf jig! I just trust my bandsaw and cut. Belt sander finishes the fit.
At 6:59pm on December 30, 2015, Dave Lynas said…
Glad to be a friend. Thanks. Nice work Joe!
At 7:14pm on December 17, 2015, Peter Bulback said…
Thank you so much.
At 1:24pm on October 26, 2015, Mark Hunt said…

Thanks, Joe! Yep, addiction fully aquired.

At 12:50pm on October 17, 2015, Daddy Mojo said…
Hey Joe! Nice to meet you, the Montreal Guitar Show was actually cancelled a few years ago. A sad thing, actually...
At 11:18am on August 11, 2015, Dan Sirman said…
Hi Joe,
Yes I've already joined the Canadian group. Just starting to find my way around the site. Lots of stuff here.

Dan
 
 
 

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