Milt Haselmire
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Milt Haselmire replied to Michael Pounds's discussion Lacquer on antique box?
"Here is a trick I have used with great success. Buy some 1 mm plexiglass from eBay or wherever and cut to fit the top of the box. Screw it on with a few tiny screws. Now do any cutouts through the plexi and the box top. You have a clear…"
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70
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Cheap and easy to build a good one. Nothing is more fun than playing one.

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Backslider Washboards

Posted on June 19, 2017 at 6:30pm 4 Comments

Just completed a small run of these. Two are one string Diddly Bows and the rest are 3 Stringers. Reclaimed Fir necks with single coils. All wiring is enclosed. Aluminum bridge and nuts.…

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Backslider Guitars

Posted on June 16, 2017 at 7:06pm 2 Comments

I build and repair guitars in Western Canada. For many years I built traditional Acoustic And Electrics one at a time. In the last number of years I am making and playing almost exclusively 3 and 4 string CBG's and homemade guitars. I generally have several guitars for sale.

For those that are interested I thought I would post some of my builds, some of my techniques, and some works in progress. I work in a one man shop, that was originally a 1950's barn, and was in bad disrepair when…

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At 6:40pm on January 13, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Yep Got 5 vingers on every Hand! they all like to go for a walk now and then! Thanks Milt!

At 11:02am on January 7, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Milt ! Allways Appriciate Your Likes ! Glad you liked it ! thats why we send them, greeeeettssszz  A.D.

At 9:17am on January 2, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

TO BAD! ITS FUTILE ofcourse i know but sometimes you wonder why the stuff you needed at the time is now 4/ to 5/ times cheaper  and better qualety? at least now i enjoy it more ! all the Best in the new Year Milt !! 

At 3:13am on December 1, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

That my Friend is why we are gathered Here On the Nation! good one on You! thanks for the reply ! Greeeeettsszz A.D.

At 6:03pm on November 30, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Come think of it you build some fine looking backslider Guitars there Milt!!

At 6:01pm on November 30, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

You just go right ahead no body is stopping you !! have one on me !! Cheeers!

At 5:34pm on November 22, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Its my regal Milt,its american made, put in a new hot plate whit pickup reinforced the innercone sadel change the tuners, neck and body is  superbe but it was costly at the time some 30 years ago, one of my fav, to play cose of the low range, thanks for the comment Milt 1 be reading Ye ! greeeeeettsszz A.D.

 
 
 

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