Robin
Robin
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Topics: 12 / Replies: 1060
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RE: Robin's build #003 (take 2)

@tv101 might need to be a short scale proper acoustic?? She does prefer the acoustic, I just need to strum it and she crawls over, climbs up...

2 weeks ago
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RE: My first laminated semi-hollowbody

@jamesbisset The edges glued well, with no gaps, but of course the back moved when I wasn’t looking. It’s cosmetic, because without a centreline ...

2 weeks ago
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RE: My first laminated semi-hollowbody

@tv101 I'm trying to workout what mishap occurred that needed the "decorative hole" at the top as a fix??? I'm guessing that it might have be...

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

I think my next build is going be a ukulele, my granddaughter has taken an interest.

3 weeks ago
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RE: DUPLICOLOR Rattle Cn Spray Paint

Welcome to the forum. Have you tried looking on Amazon, ebay or an online car paint supplier.

4 weeks ago
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RE: Hello from Denmark

@bjarni If you're paying for premium membership then you should have access to all the courses, email Carol@baileyguitars.co.uk and i'm sure she'll...

1 month ago
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RE: Okay, my first big mistake, but I think it's fixable, help! 🙂

@somethingnicer Glue a shaving of wood into the recessed area, make it a good fit, and match the grain as best you can. Once you've sanded it down f...

1 month ago
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RE: Bass number 2

@nsj Your fret marker fix is pure genius, I like it.

1 month ago
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RE: Neck Angle Jig Placement

@somethingnicer Best to leave a lttle bit extra on the flat area for the nut. When you sand it to take the router marks off and leave a nice smooth ...

3 months ago
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Answer to: Question about truss rod and placement.

@somethingnicer I'm thinking that the wooden filler strip has been taped on to the trussrod to protect it during transport. This is what my tr...

3 months ago
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Answer to: Question about truss rod and placement.

Thats a good comprehensive answer you've had from Brian. I'm a wee bit confused with your wooden truss rod, can you post a photo of that.

3 months ago
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RE: Depainting a fetboard

Hi @boo I've got that acoustic here at the caravan now if you still want it, I'm only here for a few days, I suspect by the time you see this post ...

3 months ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

@swepri He then used his own special clamping device, made of a small block of wood and a tuner + string, from the outside to pull a small block ...

3 months ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

I'm enjoying playing my acoustic, it feels so comfortable, I think I've got the body size just right for me. There's just one wee niggle. I've put the...

3 months ago
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RE: A bit about my pickup winding journey

@somethingnicer Thanks for taking the time to tell us how you go about making your own pickups, thats interesting stuff. Do you experiment with dif...

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

@tyreman Thats all looking good. If you're not happy with the string height, why not recess the bridge by the thickness of the plate to make it flu...

3 months ago
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Answer to: Question about neck placement

@somethingnicer You're right to focus on keeping the scale length correct And yes you can shorten the fretboard to the number of frets you want it ...

3 months ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

@russ Hope I can pop in sometime before you head to pastures new. My oldest son is back down living in Falkirk so I'm down regularly. Anothe...

3 months ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

@russ I'll be down in Falkirk today for the top of the league clash with Hamilton I'm in Polmont, about 3 miles from the Falkirk Stadium, you...

3 months ago
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RE: Robin's build #004

@boo Are you moving to another area or same region? We're looking at Dumbarton or near there, we need to be closer to our granddaughter. The...

3 months ago
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