Koendb
@koendb
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Joined: Jan 22, 2021
Last seen: Dec 17, 2023
Topics: 28 / Replies: 738
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RE: Had an amazing thing happen

Nice @rathius πŸ™‚ You must be over the moon 😊 πŸ‘

5 months ago
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RE: Hello from Surrey

Hah Almost same as my plans for laminated necks, except I got bubinga instead of Mahogany. My plan is to add a black dyed sycamore veneer in between...

5 months ago
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RE: Renaissance guitar

So I am happy to announce that I passed my 'exam' yesterday and I have started building my first lute as part of module 2 of the course. This 2nd mo...

5 months ago
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RE: Benefits of a bolt-on acoustic neck

You could just make the shims yourself anyway and keep the Taylor supplied shims as a plan B ? That's what I would do πŸ™‚

5 months ago
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RE: Benefits of a bolt-on acoustic neck

YOU are your local Koendb's authorised service center πŸ˜‰

5 months ago
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RE: Renaissance guitar

Well, I can't play very well, I 'll try to find a piece I can learn quickly and play it as soon as I can, but in the meanwhile, this is how it is supp...

5 months ago
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RE: Renaissance guitar

@robin No you have it right! The A course is only one string called the chanterelle. It s function is melody string. Because of esthetics, the peg and...

5 months ago
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RE: Renaissance guitar

Thanks guys! Today I was able to take some better pictures...

5 months ago
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RE: Renaissance guitar

@russ these are actually real gut frets, the strings themselves are Nylgut , but the frets need to be real gut. I believe because nylon is too stretch...

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RE: Renaissance guitar

Aaaand it is ready !😊😁

5 months ago
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RE: Neck wood

Me too I am wondering this. My guess is that , if wood really wants to warp , it will warp around whatever is in the way. I also wonder if you add c...

6 months ago
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RE: Robin's build #003 (take 2)

Yeah same here, I never heard about this, but that does not mean it does not exist of course. For guitar I always use LOG anyway, so I order LOG pots ...

6 months ago
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RE: I made a thing

cool! you are now also making cool stuff out of wood , you are becoming a handyman @tv101 🀣 πŸ˜‰

6 months ago
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RE: Robin's build #003 (take 2)

Congratulations for you and your family @robin!

6 months ago
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RE: first scratch build : a neck through 12 string semi hollow telecaster style guitar

@tyreman Nice! I love how you have the neck through to show through the end section on the top. I might use that idea in one of my future builds.

6 months ago
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RE: A pair of SS Stangs

@clinton I love the color scheme of those bursts! Can you tell a bit more about what you are using ( dyes and finish )?

6 months ago
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RE: What's that? Another one?

Awesome @nsj! That neck looks soo good. I generally prefer guitars without pickguard, but looking at these pictures, I realize that, for me, a s...

6 months ago
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RE: Renaissance guitar

Yesterday , I finished the tuning pegs by cutting them to length and adding the string hole. This is done with a little jig. Basically a block of wood...

6 months ago
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RE: Bass build #1

It is either working in the shed or go to the pub and drink beer. I dont have friends so I stay in the shed 🀣

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