I saw an old dresser on the side of the road with a "FREE" sign on it. I had to stop and bring it home. I broke it apart and stacked the various pieces of wood with the idea to make a few instruments…Continue
"I did something along the same lines on my last build. I didn't make a rig, but when I had to adjust the nut height, I loosened the strings and pulled them over, out of the way while I worked.
Your idea looks good especially for bridge…"
"I'm going to use this approach for my next uke. I like to use a separate, floating bridge, so I'll do this to make just the string tie block. I bet this would work well with steel strings, too, and it can be glued to the back of the box…"
"Love it! That fat string must sound awesome!
Have you ever tried zither pins for a tuner? They are easier to install and use than the nut and bolt, and are pretty cheap from CB Gitty. You drill a hole, hammer them in, then you wind the string and…"
"Thank you soo much for your suggestions. Plan to put them in action on my next builds. Maybe I’ve just been lucky on previous builds but never encountered any issues before now. Fretting this neck on present build I’ve had all kids of…"