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    Yes! I wached all three...Enjoyed it as well ;)

    Yes! I wached all three...Enjoyed it as well ;)
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    Dont forget the side bar..There is more stuff...

    Dont forget the side bar..There is more stuff there .Slide shows and video.
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    Photobucket recent problems

    Due to Photo bucket removing all the pics I've posted over the last umpteen years :mad:, As I have nothing to hide or private...i've decided to make available my Phobucket Library..I don't know if...
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    I don't know if this will help it's the...

    I don't know if this will help it's the dimensions I took from an original 1930's Martin concert neck...It was posted last year but Photobucket removed it:mad:...
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    Nowt wrong with string and wedges...I sometimes...

    Nowt wrong with string and wedges...I sometimes use it ...and I use surgical rubber tubing the same way but without wedges.;)
  6. Thread: Buffalo Horns

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    So I'll not bother buying any then...I use Ebony...

    So I'll not bother buying any then...I use Ebony most of the time anyway.
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    Buffalo Horns

    Just got back from the local pet supermarket..While Mrs T and her pooch were looking at doggie toys and treats...I was looking at Bones, Deer antlers,etc and I noticed some buffalo horns, black as...
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    It's now fixed .. with the help of a length of...

    It's now fixed .. with the help of a length of thin plastic tube I managed to run some CA glue under the brace end in the lower bout ..... it was only a small area that had lifted.
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    Don't know my own strength

    While fitting and gluing the dovetail neck joint on a soprano today I held the body firmly in one hand and pressed the neck firmly into place prior to clamping..When crunch!! something gave way??? I...
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    I too have a pot plant in my house..It's an...

    I too have a pot plant in my house..It's an orchid in a plant pot...Not all ukulele builders are junkies ;)
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    You were right Paul the gauge is duff....I...

    You were right Paul the gauge is duff....I ordered two more gauges...they arrived this morning I set them up alongside my original ..after a while I checked the RH, The original read 39% the two new...
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    Its just that I have a ton of pics in Photobucket...

    Its just that I have a ton of pics in Photobucket ..I also like to show them full size without clicking on the small pic...I am getting old you know (two years to go for the big 80) :old: it's...
  13. Thread: testing

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    testing

    This is just a test..I've got round Photobucket by uploading this pic to my desktop..then using the attachments paperclip icon on "Post New thread" on this forum or "insert image" on editing page......
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    The Vikings used torrefied wood because it...

    The Vikings used torrefied wood because it absorbs less moisture so size and shape are more likely to remain consistent after it has been sawed and planed. In other words it’s stronger and more...
  15. For those Luthiers who can actually read music

    Comes in very handy on Baratone ukes please ignore lower E & A Please share. :rolleyes:
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    The shed is lined wth 25mm polystyrene on all...

    The shed is lined wth 25mm polystyrene on all four walls plus the ceiling and the window is shuttered and there is a thick fitted carpet on the floor...The RH is nearly almost always just below 40%...
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    yes my gauge seems ok after a while outside..it...

    yes my gauge seems ok after a while outside..it soon rose up to 79%.. put it back in the workshop and now it's down to 38%. But the temp has gone up a bit...turned out to be quite a nice day in the...
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    Humidity question

    According to the local university weather report the outside Temp is 17 C and the RH is 90%...according to the gauge in my unheated insulated workshop the Temp is 23C and the RH is 36%....Question is...
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    I wouldn't change my method, with driver and set...

    I wouldn't change my method, with driver and set screws and clamps ...put together in less than two minutes.:)
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    Yes! I do the nibbling as well....take a fraction...

    Yes! I do the nibbling as well....take a fraction too much off and youve got a gap. so then you make another strip and start again ;)
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    That's excellent work Michael i'd like to see the...

    That's excellent work Michael i'd like to see the process.
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    I recently restored a Ludwig Banjo ukulele...the...

    I recently restored a Ludwig Banjo ukulele...the ebony fret board was disintregeted ..I had to make a new one...from the thickness of parts that were still on the neck I measured them at 60 thou...
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    I used to do em that way..but this way gives me...

    I used to do em that way..but this way gives me what I'm after..the joints still show with the tube method.
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    OK I'll share I hate secrets ;) ...Yes! it's...

    OK I'll share I hate secrets ;) ...Yes! it's scarf joints Michael...I have a jig to cut the strips to the correct length and angle for the scarf (and i do spiral them).. but then I glue them up...
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    Jointless Rosettes

    I used to make these on the lathe by laminating a tube...but that was a bit hit and miss..I now do them another way..I did a post on this method last year, but thanks to Photobucket all that info has...
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