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my diy table saw, it's not for the squeamish,

Started this discussion. Last reply by GARAGE HERMIT Sep 25. 12 Replies

a few bit's of a kitchen unit, piece of flat bar, bit of MDF board and a circular hand saw plus a few g-clamp's, work's a treat,Continue

first new build in quite a while,

Started this discussion. Last reply by GARAGE HERMIT Oct 4. 17 Replies

the wife decided to buy a new fryingpan so i snagged the old one, seeing as i hadn't built a cbg style guitar in quite a while this was the perfect opportunity, 10" fryingpan + a few piece's of an…Continue

mongolian band

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Dec 24, 2018. 8 Replies

just found this band on youtube, check out their instrument's, pretty funky,https://youtu.be/v4xZUr0BEfE?t=2Continue

light bulb attenuator,, anyone built one, ??

Started Jul 5, 2012 0 Replies

bought an epiphone electar 10watt valve amp, it's a bit loud for home use, i like it maxed out, to get that overdriven valve sound, heard about a simple & cheap attenuator, a car light bulb in…Continue

 

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GARAGE HERMIT replied to GARAGE HERMIT's discussion first new build in quite a while,
"finished, sound's fine,"
Oct 4
GARAGE HERMIT replied to GARAGE HERMIT's discussion my diy table saw, it's not for the squeamish,
"Taff,, thank's very much for the information & pic's,"
Sep 25
Taffy Evans replied to GARAGE HERMIT's discussion my diy table saw, it's not for the squeamish,
"Hi GH, JL's comments are valid so here may be a solution to that issue, it's the way I do my shop made fences for different machines and tasks.  The photos should tell the story, just modify to suit your situation and available…"
Sep 24
JL replied to GARAGE HERMIT's discussion my diy table saw, it's not for the squeamish,
"Just be extra careful to set that fence exactly parallel to the blade to minimize it kicking back at you."
Sep 24
GARAGE HERMIT replied to GARAGE HERMIT's discussion my diy table saw, it's not for the squeamish,
"thank's Jerry, it work's a treat, great for ripping neck's, which is what i built it for,"
Sep 23
Jerry Jordan replied to GARAGE HERMIT's discussion my diy table saw, it's not for the squeamish,
"Ha .,.,.,I bet that cuts straighter then my cheap old Craftsman portable.,,. kudos for getting the job done.,.,!!"
Sep 23
Myron Joe Hickel replied to GARAGE HERMIT's discussion my diy table saw, it's not for the squeamish,
"Now that bring back memories. Back in the late 70's early 80's I use to buy a 61/4"  2.5hp skillsaw  take the blade gaurd off and put a 71/4" blade on it. When I was done framing I would start doing the outside trim…"
Sep 23
GARAGE HERMIT replied to GARAGE HERMIT's discussion first new build in quite a while,
"made a bit of progress, neck is fretted up, tuner's fitted, and built in wall hanger (hole in the top of the neck)"
Sep 22
KOOL DOG HOOCH replied to GARAGE HERMIT's discussion my diy table saw, it's not for the squeamish,
"You weren't looking at the right job site! LOL  Seriously though I see them on FB market fairly cheap! Picked up a Hitachi $5. Was expecting much and wasn't disappointed! It was a jobsite rig with a busted plastic housing. Turned out…"
Sep 22
GARAGE HERMIT replied to GARAGE HERMIT's discussion my diy table saw, it's not for the squeamish,
"Titch, the workmate bench will not open wide enough to allow the saw body to fit in the middle, extra leg's on the outside is a good idea i didn't think of,  thank's,"
Sep 21
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Sep 21
Titch the Clown replied to GARAGE HERMIT's discussion my diy table saw, it's not for the squeamish,
"I would try to put the saw in the middle of the workbench to avoid tipping  over. The cutting point way over outside the legs is a recipe for a tip over. A bag of concrete sitting on the cross members would minimise that possibility but still a…"
Sep 21
KOOL DOG HOOCH replied to GARAGE HERMIT's discussion my diy table saw, it's not for the squeamish,
"What ever works! Saw one made out of an inverted radial arm saw. Your work piece stayed stationary and you pushed down on a pedal to bring the blade toward. Let off the pedal and a spring pulled it back. That was scary! I didn't like them when…"
Sep 20
Taffy Evans replied to GARAGE HERMIT's discussion my diy table saw, it's not for the squeamish,
"Hi GH, yep bin there done that. And believe it or not 45 years later my son [who lives interstate] started building CBG's and made one the same as yours. Scared me to watch him work. Ha ha. Taff"
Sep 20
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my diy table saw, it's not for the squeamish,

a few bit's of a kitchen unit, piece of flat bar, bit of MDF board and a circular hand saw plus a few g-clamp's, work's a treat,See More
Sep 20
James Pobog replied to GARAGE HERMIT's discussion first new build in quite a while,
"I think Teflon makes the notes come out easier."
Sep 18

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At 4:08pm on July 11, 2011, bob maddison said…

Paul,

been out and about for a week so apologies for delay. British Forces Post Office only allow shipment of shoe box size and less than 2kg. I think you would find it difficult to ship a CBG to theatre.

Bob 

At 4:19pm on April 21, 2011, Johno said…
Cheers buddy, thats really good of you.no doubt ile be in touch soon :)  Thanks again,,Johno.
At 5:11pm on April 20, 2011, Johno said…
Thanks for gettin back to me & your comments on my git fiddle :) My son has claimed it as his own, hes in a band & is booked to support a tour for hayseed dixie ! so thats fair enough for me. I will have a go at building a viotar asap. ok to message you if i get stuck? :)
At 8:35am on April 19, 2011, Johno said…
Hello, VIOTAR ! what a great idea. did you finish it? did it sound ok? was it a difficult build?
ive got a million questions!! hehe
At 6:30am on December 29, 2010, Barry Faulkner said…
Hi there, about my lapsteel, the fretboard is made of perspex & the frets are strips of signwriters sticky vinyl, nice & easy to cut. Some groovy photos of your work here, looks great. I think I will learn a lot from this website, thanks for your interest, regards Barry Faulkner
At 6:01pm on November 9, 2010, beStillroy said…
You Got Some Good Lookin' "Shots" Mate.
Cool.
 
 
 

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