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  1. Thread: Glueing braces

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    I must admit I've often wanted to try CA glue to...

    I must admit I've often wanted to try CA glue to glue braces but I have good results with hide glue and am too chicken to screw up a good instrument for experimentation. Maybe on one I'm building for...
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    Maybe nothing earth shattering but I sure love...

    Maybe nothing earth shattering but I sure love your tape dispenser!! That is very cool especially if one can change the length of the tape when it comes out.
    I just looked on Amazon and ordered one....
  3. Thread: Not Happy

    by resoman
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    I was an hour from meeting the customer and...

    I was an hour from meeting the customer and delivering this uke when I caught an edge with the buffing wheel which promptly smashed the back of the uke against the buffing stand. I was going to smash...
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    Bubinga will sure load up the belt on a drum...

    Bubinga will sure load up the belt on a drum sander fast but makes a nice instrument.
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    After reading a thread by Pete Howlett some years...

    After reading a thread by Pete Howlett some years ago I bought an old Stanley No. 5 and there are some jobs that the hand planes do really well. I have a whole stable full now from the brass thumb...
  6. Thread: Latest New Toy

    by resoman
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    Nice little lathe and I'd like to have one!

    Nice little lathe and I'd like to have one!
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    I don't use much celluloid due to the ridiculous...

    I don't use much celluloid due to the ridiculous cost of the hazmat shipping fee. It's like $30.00, something like that. So, ABS works fine for me. I use CA glue for all binding, wood or ABS.
  8. Thread: Latest Build

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    I'm not sure on the song, he could be just...

    I'm not sure on the song, he could be just noodling, really, but I'll ask. He is an amazing musician. Flamenco guitar, jazz guitar and some jazz rock fusion too, Writes movie scores. Oh ya, and uke....
  9. Thread: Latest Build

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    Thank you very much!

    Thank you very much!
  10. Thread: Latest Build

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    Latest Build

    I don't generally put up my work but I did this time.
    Cedar top, Indian Rosewood back and sides, sapele neck, curly koa binding, IR fretboard and bridge.

    ...
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    Nightmare!! Good luck Pete

    Nightmare!!
    Good luck Pete
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    Of course, it's always deliberate, isn't it?...

    Of course, it's always deliberate, isn't it?
    :biglaugh:
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    It makes me feel so much better seeing that your...

    It makes me feel so much better seeing that your shop is as messy as mine. Gives me great hope, LOL
    Love the Marshall
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    Allen, thanks for putting this up. What I am...

    Allen, thanks for putting this up. What I am curious about is the fixture. I built a clunky wooden fixture but I really like the one you are using. Did you make that? I have a new/old milling machine...
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    There's a builder of mandolins in Bakersfield...

    There's a builder of mandolins in Bakersfield that has built with white oak and the one I heard sounded wonderful, F5 style. It was good enough that I bought a couple of sets to try on ukes. Now I'm...
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    Zinnser used to have de-waxed available in the...

    Zinnser used to have de-waxed available in the can but I haven't seen it for a long time. It's not that hard to mix up your own with the flakes.
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    And that level is so convoluted that the...

    And that level is so convoluted that the bureaucrats and their "representatives" cant even figure it out
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    The programming of inlays like your vine on your...

    The programming of inlays like your vine on your latest example would be a daunting task. Getting the tolerances correct is another matter all together.
    KUDOS for your perseverance to get yourself...
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    Beautiful!!

    Beautiful!!
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    Ken, Thanks for the information on my Rockwell....

    Ken, Thanks for the information on my Rockwell. We used it a lot in our shop and it's still nice and tight. When puch came to shove I just really couldn't part with it.
    I still have the original...
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    I've had this in storage from when we sold our...

    I've had this in storage from when we sold our machine shop and was gonna sell it but I found a place for it in the back of my shop. It's worth more than I coulda got out of it if I sold it anyways....
  22. Thread: No Power

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    They are coming back to fix that, right??

    They are coming back to fix that, right??
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    Fishng line

    Fishng line
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    I've tried cranking down on the nozzle with the...

    I've tried cranking down on the nozzle with the wrench that comes with the sprayer but it still drips. I'll try with a socket and see. I'm about to order a rebuild kit just to see if that's the...
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    Fuji Sprayer Troubles

    I use a Fuji Mini Mite 4 with a T75 G gravity feed sprayer. Last few sessions I'm noticing a drip now and then and build up of lacquer on the cap where the fluid nozzle meets the cap. Lacquer...
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