Tom Lauten
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Trussed up or not?

Started this discussion. Last reply by JL Mar 20, 2017. 11 Replies

Hi folks,About to start on a new build. It's going to be a mod of a mandolin body into a 3-string, 25.5" scale, fretted electro-acoustic. My last build went well but I get a buzz mid…Continue

Upright bass build

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lane Martin Mar 7, 2017. 7 Replies

I'm in the planning stages for my next build...an (approximately)1/2-3/4 size upright acoustic bass. I want to stand up, pluck and slap out some blues and shuffle-Billy jams.Any suggestions re scale…Continue

Bass uke electronics advice needed!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder Dec 20, 2014. 12 Replies

Hi everyone.I'm building a bass ukelele (the kind with rubber strings). I have chosen a rod piezo under the saddle. I want to add a a Tillman preamp plus a tone and volume pot set up to get the most…Continue

Multi speaker cabinet?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Lauten Aug 13, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi all.I'd like to build a 4 x 6" or 4 x 8" cabinet to drive with a Noisy Cricket amp. I have both types of speakers all matched up and ready for wiring and boxing.I'm going to maintain the 8 Ohm…Continue

 

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"Thanks Pete...I’m considering doing a small run of these (with reproduction, Bakelite style castings of the body) as pedal kits...still costing things out."
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"Intrigued by the tube preamp idea....saw a vox tonelab once at guitar shop...really liked it"
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"Thanks a lot Jb!"
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"Thanks very much...it’s a home made, retro-electro, Blues-groove, mojo-pedal!"
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At 4:06am on June 22, 2013, darren brown said…

thanks tom .

At 9:38pm on May 23, 2013, Randy S. Bretz said…

Here you go Tom....matched pair of Mun Ebony slides.

At 7:57pm on April 29, 2013, Randy S. Bretz said…

Here you go Tom ...hope you like it.  Tambati rod biscuit w/ cow bone saddle

At 8:44am on March 22, 2013, Gene Jaimez said…

Thanks Tom

At 4:59pm on January 22, 2013, Keni Lee Burgess said…

Thank you Tom for joining my group. Feel free to add to the discussions or ask questions. Please check out my instructional video CDs: http://www.ebay.com/sch/njmikeb/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_trksid=p3686

Enjoy your practice, Keni Lee 

At 5:30am on November 27, 2012, ANDOMANDO,,also known as ANDY said…

Hi Tom,look up Donald Jack,on this site,he,s another one of us.I see you are friends with Roosterman, nice guy Ben.soon we can start up the Inverness branch of cigarbox nation..?

At 6:23pm on August 22, 2012, BeetleJuice! said…

play a three string guitar!

 

thats where the fun is at...visit 3-string-guitar.com  and learn more about them

 
 
 

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