Peter C-F
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RE: Robin's build #004

It certainly was not my intention to send you 'doon a wabbit 'ole'. I am sure that you will make a good sounding guitar whatever route you choose. A...

6 months ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

@Rocknroller912 Thanks for your 3explanation. You describe what happens, I was attempting to describe why - so I gues we complemented each othe...

6 months ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

glad to have been of some help

6 months ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

I did some research on tap tuning once I became aware of it. The main thing I took away is how the vibrations of the string are sent to the body via...

6 months ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

Thanks for the answer.

6 months ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

Question. Do you tune the braces when carving, or are you focussing more on dimensions?

6 months ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

Aah, so THAT was that odd noice this morn' (thought it was a helicopter flying over). Hide glue should help give a strong bond and still have some f...

7 months ago
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9 months ago
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RE: 1st guitar: Archtop based on Benedetto plans

3rd update: covered the truss rod with pieces of wood and sanded the surfaces smooth Then carved the dove joint and recess for the neck extens...

10 months ago
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Answer to: Wilkinson GTB wrapover - drilling post holes.

Without knowing anything about the instructions you are using, I would say that if measurements are to the centerline of the hole, the size of the hol...

10 months ago
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RE: Starting airgun painting set recommendation

now, that made me laugh. Many thanks for that. Having said that, the Americans in the Large Scale Plane forum do tend to say they stick a fork in t...

10 months ago
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RE: 1st guitar: Archtop based on Benedetto plans

2nd update. Glued the 3 part neck together and cut out the groove for the truss rod. Next step will be to box in the truss rod with bits &a...

10 months ago
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RE: Starting airgun painting set recommendation

@Koendb that looks like an adequate compressor for small jobs like finishing a guitar. Go for low volume airgun - that way you wil have more control...

11 months ago
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RE: Starting airgun painting set recommendation

I would suggest that for your air compressor you make sure it has an accumulation tank included (that way the volume of air available is always more t...

11 months ago
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RE: Hi from 30 minutes outside Glasgow, bonny Scotland

Thank you all for your warm welcome. Planning on using the local Men's shed to prepare the body mold. Plan is to use this archtop guitar to lea...

12 months ago
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