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    I looked at another site and discovered that...

    I looked at another site and discovered that Gibson guitar fretboards with a radius are approximately 6mm at the centre.
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    I would not use one that thick if I wanted to...

    I would not use one that thick if I wanted to maintain a 15mm thick neck at the first fret it would make the neck very weak at the nut at 8.6mm. I took these dimensions from a genuine 30s Martin...
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    same circuit used on most corded power tools....

    same circuit used on most corded power tools. Dibbs. Just get the wattage right :)
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    Another fret board gluing pic

    Jut the right amount of squeeze out , not a lot of levelling needed with this method.
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51336762409_5a53722f2b_b.jpgE1C341CC-DF17-49F1-B7C1-6F3AD483FFEC by Ken...
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    Another fret board gluing pic

    Double post due to bug in forum software. Why can I not delete ?
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    Dibblet …all you have to do is get a motor speed...

    Dibblet …all you have to do is get a motor speed reducer thingie..they are very cheap and easy to install.
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/292181746872?hash=item440763a4b8:g:z38AAOSwd3dZZ0Py
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    That’s what I thought.

    That’s what I thought.
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    Ok you have got me interested in the Sorby … But...

    Ok you have got me interested in the Sorby … But there is another from Axminster that looks good also.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tl1Ys0UVk78
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    Oh I forgot to mention that I put rosewood...

    Oh I forgot to mention that I put rosewood bindings on that one .. when I bent them in the Foxy bender I put too much pressure on the caul and the waist bends came out a little too thin so I dipped...
  10. Its not to stop them coming loose its to stop...

    Its not to stop them coming loose its to stop movement as you tighten up, maybe star washers would work better.
  11. Try a spring locking washer on the knurled nuts...

    Try a spring locking washer on the knurled nuts …I use a pair of pliers with leather jaws to tighten the nuts. .. I do admit it is a bit fiddly to get it right and I keep having to re- tighten the...
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    Yup the sun is overpowering..I have a load of...

    Yup the sun is overpowering..I have a load of tomatoes on the go this year and we have to get the hosepipe out twice a day to stop them wilting.. I suppose 31 degrees C is peanuts to some of the...
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    I forgot to say that the audio was not enhanced...

    I forgot to say that the audio was not enhanced in any way just the iPad microphone , and the strings are fishing leaders
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    Don’t rush me who do you think I am steven...

    Don’t rush me who do you think I am steven spielberg :) it was still downloading.
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    Spruce top Soprano video demo

    Here is a bit of fun viewing :D
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_3gqMfB02k
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    I decide to take the other materials out of the...

    I decide to take the other materials out of the equation, such as end blocks, linings , bracing, bridge plates, rosettes and F P , and just weighed the sets.
    And came up with an even bigger...
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    The heavier one is like a quilted grain pattern ,...

    The heavier one is like a quilted grain pattern , where the lighter one is very straight grain. It felt so light when it arrived I was reluctant to use it for bodies and was going to use it just to...
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    Soprano comparison

    Last week I received some reclaimed mahogany from two different sources.. on reception I noticed after resawing one type appeared to be muchl lighter than the other..so on completion I got out the...
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    Soprano comparison

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    Soprano comparison

    Last week I received some reclaimed mahogany from two different sources.. on reception I noticed after resaving one type appeared to be muck lighter than the other..so on completion I got out the...
  21. Thread: Body Depth

    by Timbuck
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    :o :rolleyes:

    :o :rolleyes:
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    Testing bracing material

    Just to show how the best bracing material is sourced and tested for strength .

    https://www.facebook.com/100007806908110/videos/2695639340706270
  23. Thread: Turn table

    by Timbuck
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    14 inch dia Lazy Susan arrived today it took...

    14 inch dia Lazy Susan arrived today it took about 5 mins to fit it and it works great :)
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51315888635_6e9d4cf890.jpgF390C43B-E800-4999-BC08-B32FB405A4E1 by Ken...
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    Another new boys toy

    Having won a considerable amount of cash on the Lottery 50 UKP :p:shaka:I decided to treat myself to this new fangled chisel sharpening kit by Trend … it works very well if used right, and I spent...
  25. Thread: Body Depth

    by Timbuck
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    Do not forget ..you have to find a case that fits...

    Do not forget ..you have to find a case that fits it :) .. Or make a custom gig bag.
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