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Started this discussion. Last reply by Andries D. EKER Mar 11. 6 Replies

www.youtube.com/watch?v=dG_-dnjBGJoNancy Kat will like this one I'm sure.Continue

Harpejii

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Mar 11. 23 Replies

http://www.marcodi.com/Has anybody seen these yet? They are fascinating and I'm thinking about building one.…Continue

 

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Eric Shepherd replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Yeah they do.. The key though is to make sure the back of the box is strengthened internally so no undue load is placed on it.. I use a system of ribs and pegs to spread the load so if it cops a whack to the back it's well supported and…"
yesterday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"And they also act as weight stabilizers to stay off neck-dive."
yesterday
Cause the Blue rat replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"I'm single too. That's why I was able to use the kitchen floor. : ) To get an idea of the size difference between my old table and this one. That piece of ply leaning up against the wood is my old table top. About 4x4 foot on two saw…"
Monday
Eric Shepherd replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Those tailpieces are a bit of a signature of my builds.. I build under the name of Stinking Fish Guitars and the tailpiece is a sort of stylized Snappers head.. The won't be stained instead they'll have Jarrah inlay and partially…"
Monday
Eric Shepherd replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"I just use the lounge floor.. Yep I'm single :)"
Monday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"There's always some uneven areas on a concrete floor. Shims for the bottom on the low side?"
Monday
Cause the Blue rat replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Thanks Paul. These are hard to screw up so I should be good to go. : ) Up and ran out of time to use power tools. Nothing after 10:00 PM. I got really good neighbors. I knew my garage has a bad slant. But didn't know just how bad. As it sits…"
Monday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"I'm liking this."
Monday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"You might be able to use the springs, or maybe not. A rod piezo under the bridge would be less sensitive than the round ones. Play around with it til you find what works best. You can always mount the piezo to the neck."
Monday
Cause the Blue rat replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"My work bench is what's on my bench. After a few guitar failures it was time to make something different. I have the top support done. I'll be sawing up the 2x6 legs. Getting them in place. Then all I'll need is the top. Got to go get…"
Monday
Lonman replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"I like the look you have with the extra wood on the ends of the CB, will those be stained as well?"
Sunday
Lonman replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"thanks for the feedback Paul. Very good points. I am re-thinking the piezo idea. I am betting I would get the same or even worse sound when plugged in. When I did the acoustic Ecko square tin with springs in it I really enjoyed the sound same goes…"
Sunday
Eric Shepherd replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"No they're still a fair way off Brian.. There is still all the Paua inlay (I think you guys call it Abalone) to do on the neck as well as doing the inlay on the tailpiece..  I'm also tooling about with the use of liquid…"
Sunday
BrianQ. replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Those are just about to leave the workbench?"
Sunday
Paul Craig replied to Robert Bryan's discussion Bedpan pickups
"True that."
Sunday
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Those look great Eric."
Sunday

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At 6:34pm on September 23, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thank you for your Like of approval ! Appriciated Greeettsszzz A.D.

At 2:12pm on July 6, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the like there paul ! appriciated!

At 4:57am on June 28, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi there Paul Thanks for the Like ! appriciated! good wall full of smooth gits !in the picture show !

At 6:59pm on May 8, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the Like Paul ! Greeettsszz A.D.

At 6:12am on May 8, 2018, BeetleJuice! said…

Ok, thanks and anytime!

At 2:25pm on April 15, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hello there Paul ! Thanks for the Comments! Glad you liked it !

At 8:05am on March 11, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks! There is more to it then the eye meets!

At 5:54pm on March 9, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Yep ! Some might say Your living in Rock&Blues Heaven, graceland ,Route66, missisippi, living the vibe, like normal talking is a song allready ,just needs a tune or a vibrating string , but having the Soul to translate that to now and oezing that all out ,telling the world what its all about, like those great enovators did is something diverend, but i see your  working on that!! good going,ill keep my ear to the grapefine! be reading you Paul ! thanks for the words,got lapsteel 6 string! greeettsszz A.D.

At 6:47pm on March 8, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Standing Laptops aint that steelguitars? but they have loads more strings !

They make   em from metal dont they, and there are pedals on them like a piano! i have even seen dubble on'es ,we are talking 24 strings ? thanks for the friends invite ! your welcom ! MS what state is that?  Greeeetssszzz A.D.

At 5:22am on March 8, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi There Paul ! Thanks for the Comments Your to kind !! some fun builds there paul see you found a lemon sqweezer aswell !! on your licence plate!

greeeeettssszz A.D.

 
 
 

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