Koendb
@koendb
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Joined: Jan 23, 2021
Last seen: Jun 27, 2024
Topics: 29 / Replies: 740
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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...

10 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...

10 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 🤣

10 months ago
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RE: Acoustic Build number 8

@mikeyrjiom Love it! beautiful inlaywork, beautiful wood. Can you tell a bit more about it?

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

Could be some loose wiring as well, I just had to repair someones LP copy , I switched out the old pots but used the original wiring. He came back to ...

10 months ago
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RE: Pickups in an acoustic build ?

Finally! 😊 I have little experience in quality or characteristics of pickup systems for acoustics so not a big help I am afraid. But I am intereste...

10 months ago
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RE: Renaissance guitar

Yesterday , I continued my build of the renaissance guitar… Shaping the tuning pegs handles , using a little holding jig and an improvised, temporary ...

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

@nsj The curve of the carving around the neck pocket is just beautifully executed! 🤩 😍

11 months ago
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RE: What I have been up to?

@boo strings that are not played, but instead, resonate by playing the other strings, sympathetic resonance. They provide that shimmery tone in the b...

11 months ago
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RE: What I have been up to?

Yes indeed, and it surely does not help that you can t reach the sympathetic strings easily to stretch them , if the play strings are all mounted

11 months ago
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RE: What I have been up to?

@boo I used it to repair some ground poles that where slowly rotting away. But I intent to use it for lots more, like making table or stool legs, etc....

11 months ago
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RE: What I have been up to?

@russ Thanks! It will replace my backpack I was using to drag my tools, pencils and notes back and forth from Lute building class.A bit heavier, but n...

11 months ago
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RE: A new guitar is born

@dhawkes1gmail-com Nice work! I especially love your headstock idea. Simple, but unique ( at least for me ).

11 months ago
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RE: 📐Russ' Parlour N°2📏

@Russ Lovely work! You obviously take great care of your work, and it shows. Also in this very nice thread, a great and extensive build report. Tha...

11 months ago
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RE: Bathroom panel Tele 🚿

@boo Of course it is about you! Why would you think I care about the weight of your guitar? 🤣 The reason I asked is because I always thought that p...

11 months ago
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RE: Bathroom panel Tele 🚿

Nice work @Boo 🙂 How is the weight?

11 months ago
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RE: Starting airgun painting set recommendation

I knew I was doing something wrong, no matter how much black paint I was spraying, I always ended up with a clear guitar body. and the weird thing i...

11 months ago
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