Vern Hallett
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  • Murfreesboro, TN
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Easy Wood Stain And Carbon Steel Patina.

"Going to try the red food color stain/tung oil finish on a poplar dowel for a diddley bow next."
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Easy Wood Stain And Carbon Steel Patina.

"Great idea. I also love Opinels."
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Easy Wood Stain And Carbon Steel Patina.

Used red food color and tung oil to finish the hard wood handle. Two coats of food color. Let dry smooth with fine steel wool. Two coats of tung oil. Let dry.I used hot apple cider vinegar to put a nice patina on the carbon steel blade.If it works…
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"Nice work Don. "
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"nice, thanks Vern"
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"The spring makes the sound a bit fuller I do believe Lonman. Electric wise it really gives a nice zing sliding up to the higher notes played on the lighter string. Love this single coil MGB! "
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"how did the sound of the springs turn out when played acoustically? Looks like you have a soundhole there"
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"Looking good! I've never seen a red Macanudo box before."
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"That looks great.,.,fine looking pickup too.,.,looks like a player.,.,"
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Stumbled across the web site one night while surfing YouTube videos
How many instruments have you built so far?
Three diddly bows, so far . . .
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The history behind them and the fact that you're only limited by your imagination when it comes to building and playing them.

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At 9:02am on August 30, 2018, Bluesheart said…

Nice to "meet" you Vern. You are doing some nice work, I like the innovation.

At 12:04pm on August 25, 2018, Lonman said…

Thanks VH, always enjoy seeing your work and ideas. 

At 5:07am on August 24, 2018, BrianQ. said…

Vern, I’m sad to say we’re friends now , I mean glad to say ;)

At 3:00pm on April 29, 2018, George Ross said…

Hi Vern,

Thanks for the friend invitation.  It's always good to have friends.

At 6:54pm on April 28, 2018, Korrigan said…

Thanks for the friend request Vern!

At 9:45pm on May 11, 2017, Dave Lynas said…
Hi Vern. Glad to be a friend. Thanks for the invite.

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