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    I would glue the back, bind, and then attach the...

    I would glue the back, bind, and then attach the neck, unless you are wanting to do something like this:

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    if you are, I would still bind the soundboard before attaching the neck and do the...
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    I use maple often. usually cut-offs from backs...

    I use maple often. usually cut-offs from backs and sides. they tend to be ~2mm
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    do you guys know what the taper for the abrasive...

    do you guys know what the taper for the abrasive measures? I don't know if that makes any sense... what angle do you cut along to get the proper taper I guess is a better way of asking
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    looks like a big pile of fun!

    looks like a big pile of fun!
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    I had a flush cutter grab an ABS binding on me...

    I had a flush cutter grab an ABS binding on me once and throw the uke out of my hands and into the wall. I think I'll stick to the sanding and scraping.
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    is the concert top sycamore? it looks amazing.

    is the concert top sycamore? it looks amazing.
  7. have you ever had an issue with your neck and...

    have you ever had an issue with your neck and tail blocks due to their grain direction?
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    that looks great! simple and functional.

    that looks great! simple and functional.
  9. Thread: Moving!

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    Moving!

    my wife and I are moving in September, but we don't know where to. we do know that we want it to stay above 40F year round, get enough rain to garden, and be in the continental US. any suggestions?...
  10. looks like the builder just used a lighter...

    looks like the builder just used a lighter colored pore filler. Id say no issue at all.
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    maybe some springs on those bolts so you could...

    maybe some springs on those bolts so you could dial in the depth of the binding ledge easily? looks really nice!
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    is it a Spanish heel joint? seems like if it is...

    is it a Spanish heel joint? seems like if it is you could fix it with a shim.
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    holy crap! that's a lot of hand planes!!!

    holy crap! that's a lot of hand planes!!!
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    padauk maybe?

    padauk maybe?
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    resawing question

    Wondering what your preference is on this-

    I resaw on a 18" Rikon with a 3TPI 3/4" blade. Normally I tension the blade to the normal level (according to the saw) for that blade size.
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    Thanks for the links. I did do a google search...

    Thanks for the links. I did do a google search but all I turned up was sites with no stock for sale, boring pieces at ridiculous prices, boards too narrow to make anything but pens and pool ques out...
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    source for koa

    I searched and found nothing, I'm sure a thread already exists so sorry for asking this again, but would anyone care to share their source for koa? my preference is in billet form as opposed to...
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    the last maple fretboard I did, I used truoil and...

    the last maple fretboard I did, I used truoil and was pretty pleased with the result, right over the frets. I did however level and crown the frets after the truoil cured which took it off of them...
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    how do you keep the stain off the purfling? or...

    how do you keep the stain off the purfling? or do you just scrape it later?
  20. what bracing do you usually use on an archtop...

    what bracing do you usually use on an archtop uke? 2 soundbars like a guitar? one x brace?
  21. the koa seems just a bit brighter and more punchy...

    the koa seems just a bit brighter and more punchy to my ears
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    for what its worth, I play fingerstyle mostly and...

    for what its worth, I play fingerstyle mostly and the best sounding baritone I have ever built (to my ears at least) had an x-braced doug fir soundboard
  23. looks like the exact same stuff minus the stewmac...

    looks like the exact same stuff minus the stewmac logo
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    that's a pretty cool idea, would love to play one...

    that's a pretty cool idea, would love to play one and see if it does anything noticeable.
  25. i remember a guitar blog where the builder...

    i remember a guitar blog where the builder machined a drill bit for this purpose, sort of like a forstner bit but with the cutting edge pointed towards the shank. that was fed through the bolt hole,...
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