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Likeakite
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19/03/2021 8:17 pm  

Hi Rocknroller, I drew rough plans up from scratch but then just made it up as I went along, once I knew length of headstock, and scale length.


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10/04/2021 6:17 pm  

More father and son time making a tonebar for the lap steel we made. Drilled through a 20mm round brass bar, parted it off to length, polished to fit the multi layered laminate hold we made from ebony, spalted beach, maple and mahogany.

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10/04/2021 6:21 pm  

That tonebar is stunning

I have too many guitars...said no one in the world..ever!


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10/04/2021 6:24 pm  

Thank you Deej 😁


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10/04/2021 6:51 pm  
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WOW !!!!

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10/04/2021 6:54 pm  

Very kind tv101


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10/04/2021 6:56 pm  

Looks Great @likeakite. Love the wood. 

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🗝️ "Life's what you make it"🗝️


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10/04/2021 6:56 pm  

Seriously @likeakite!

That is a thing of beauty, just to look at.  The fact that it serves a practical function as well doubles the beauty.

And you made it - clever man!

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10/04/2021 7:26 pm  

Thanks so much Russ


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10/04/2021 7:28 pm  

Thanks so much for your kind words tv101...it was a fun project especially as my son had never used the lathe before.


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10/04/2021 7:35 pm  

A great thing to do with your boy 👍🏻

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10/04/2021 7:49 pm  

@likeakite That is a piece of art, it’s stunning. 😁👊

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10/04/2021 8:42 pm  

Thanks Boo.....you're all so kind. As the string spacing is wider than a guitar on the lap steel, a normal slide wasn''t wide enough hence making this.


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17/05/2021 3:34 pm  

Wow @likeakite! Ican only echo what others here have already said, awesome work!

Pratice on scrap...


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17/05/2021 4:05 pm  

Ican only echo what others here have already said, awesome work!

@likeakite same for me .. I can only agree with the others here! Nice job


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