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Jasper the friendly 4-string

Just finished Jasper,my first build fueled by an interest in luthiering that began while researching Fallen Fret, my novel of the blues. A subsequent viewing of the cigar box movie led to my determined effort to build a CBG. Used my long-dormant finish carpentry experience with a few curse words I finally put the strings on yesterday and savored the first twangs.I built the neck from a spare bottom stair rail. Fretboard came from a planed-down dresser drawer; I'd noticed the quartersawn oak…See More
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Jasper the friendly 4-string

Posted on April 16, 2018 at 1:58pm 3 Comments

Just finished Jasper,my first build fueled by an interest in luthiering that began while researching Fallen Fret, my novel of the blues. A subsequent viewing of the cigar box movie led to my determined effort to build a CBG. Used my long-dormant finish carpentry experience with a few curse words I finally put the strings on yesterday and savored the first twangs.

I built the neck from a spare bottom stair rail. Fretboard came from a planed-down dresser drawer; I'd noticed the…

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