"Just finished up a license plate git Saturday for the extended family white elephant gift exchange yesterday. Sounded decent, probably about twice as beefy as it needed to be. 24" scale, piezo rod pickup, quartersawn box from lumber I…"
"I don't have much experience yet with different mag pickups so I can't share a meaningful opinion on what's best out there, but a rod piezo under the bridge along with a mag pickup closer to the neck is a versatile combination for…"
"BrianQ is leading you down a good path. Clearance between the lid and the neck really isn't a concern if you don't intend to play it acoustically. As you raise the neck to have your fretboard above the lid and high enough for the strings…"
"David - I'd be curious to know what you built. I've built a couple of one string diatonic fretted canjos for kids but haven't done any multi string gits yet (except a uke) for the little ones. How many strings and what…"
"Cause - can't wait to see the results of your punchi painting effort, glad to hear it has worked out for you. The paint job looks great prior to the stencil work.
I can't think of any specific yellow/red stuff you might be recalling…"
"Taffy - thanks for sharing the jig ideas! I'll definitely make one up for gluing future scarf joints and may also make one up for my miter saw. Up to now I've been using one I made for my table saw but it might actually be…"
"Dowels are very good for alignment, but in general will not add strength to the joint unless you're using some material that is substantially stronger than the parent material and even then it's not really able to add a lot (depends on the…"