Don playing a cigarbox with a frayling neck, built on commission

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Comment by Diglydog on June 10, 2012 at 5:07pm

That's a fascinating instrument and nicely played. I can imagine that the cutout and spikes were a challenge !

Comment by South Paw,Davey on June 10, 2012 at 10:45am

Thats nice.

I am building a twin neck Guitar and Banjo On an old 12 body with a busted head Yeah I know crazy.

I know what it will look like but no idea how it will sound we will see.

Comment by RTZGUITARS on June 10, 2012 at 2:31am

Took a look at the pic of your frayling box after listening to this clip 3 times. I have been thinking of getting a banjo kit but now, I have more ideas. Thanks Don looks & sounds great and very well played.

Comment by Uncle John on June 9, 2012 at 2:11pm

Thanks Don.  Good stuff.

Comment by James on June 9, 2012 at 1:52pm

good stuff!!!

Comment by Donald Jack on June 9, 2012 at 1:29pm

Thanks, John. Yeah, had to research the Frayling bit. The Frayling style of playing requires a scooped out area a where the neck meets the body. The lady who commissioned it also wanted railroad spikes for capoing the fifth string so it was a bit of a design challenge for me.

Comment by Uncle John on June 9, 2012 at 1:03pm

Sounds old timey great.  Tone, playing and singing.  What do you mean by a frayling neck?

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