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Tuning pegs/nut one in the same?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott aka Farmer Ted Feb 5, 2015. 8 Replies

I built a neck without an angle headstock and noticed the strings went over the nut but was still tunable.Is there any reason the tuning peg can't be used as the nut?Continue

When is the next BUILD OFF?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat Jan 24, 2015. 1 Reply

I saw something in the newsletter about a BLING build off.  It's probably too late for that one but when are the build offs?  What are the rules?Continue

 

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"Need a video of him playing with the new guitar!"
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"Be careful what kind of wood you use. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JExaZHOfxfY"
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"Be careful what kind of wood you use. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JExaZHOfxfY"
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cbgs that may look a bit rough around the edges but sound like hot rods
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Bobble head

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Bobble head

My dad.
May 16, 2015
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Commissioned Padron #09

"That is really nice from top to bottom.   Love that fret board."
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Sweet Jesus #07

"Good deal on the strings and spacing."
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Sweet Jesus #07

"Yep, the strings work great.  The saddle helped me space the strings more accurately.  I also drilled from the backside so those holes are all level even if they didn't end that way in front of the saddle. My only complaint with this…"
Apr 14, 2015
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Sweet Jesus #07

"Super nice looking.   Does the string arrangement (from the saddle) work okay?"
Apr 14, 2015
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Sweet Jesus #07

"Wow.   Great looking headstock and several good concepts. "
Apr 14, 2015
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Hi-hat tambourine

This is my hi-hat tambourine. I was inspired by another photo on here. The fulcrum is half a closet rod. Half the bottlecaps are flattened, some face all up, some all down, some face each other, and some face away. Sounds good to me, just may need…
Apr 13, 2015
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At 2:24pm on March 17, 2015, Andries D. EKER said…

It gives a overall look at the front,and it incloses the neck fermly whit the box!  and it looks cool !! Thanks for asking! Greeettssszzz A.D.

At 5:59am on December 12, 2014, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks obsidian

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