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by Bob Francis
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Wood and Materials Q&A
Topic: Roast your own Ash
Replies: 1
Views: 172

Re: Roast your own Ash

From what I have read it requires a vacuum kiln at around 400 F (190 C?)/
by Bob Francis
Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Weird buzzing behavior
Replies: 4
Views: 804

Re: Weird buzzing behavior

Try a different cable too. I have had cables act like AM antennae.
by Bob Francis
Sun Nov 08, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: String Instrument Repair: Practical and Political Issues
Topic: Gibson LG-0 bridge
Replies: 24
Views: 4107

Re: Gibson LG-0 bridge

Nice work!
by Bob Francis
Sun Nov 08, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Bowed Stringed Instruments and Bows
Topic: Violin build real time start to finish?
Replies: 26
Views: 3887

Re: Violin build real time start to finish?

What a great essay! Thank you
by Bob Francis
Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Sanding pad reconstruction
Replies: 1
Views: 845

Re: Sanding pad reconstruction

75% success is as good as chip manufacturers hope for.
Clever!
by Bob Francis
Sun Oct 25, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: String Instrument Repair: Practical and Political Issues
Topic: Martin N-20 Folk Guitar repair
Replies: 32
Views: 5345

Re: Martin N-20 Folk Guitar repair

This is a very interesting discussion.
by Bob Francis
Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Oak Classical
Replies: 7
Views: 2046

Re: Oak Classical

I could hear a certain brightness in the oak and by the way it is a stunning guitar.
by Bob Francis
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Ukuleles
Topic: Making a Cigar Box Ukulele
Replies: 6
Views: 2010

Re: Making a Cigar Box Ukulele

Another nice video Pauk.
by Bob Francis
Fri Aug 21, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Tool chest/ Tool organization?
Replies: 9
Views: 1828

Re: Tool chest/ Tool organization?

Kudos to you both those are inspiring.
by Bob Francis
Tue Jul 21, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: New Build for Myself
Replies: 9
Views: 2372

Re: New Build for Myself

That looks really nice.
With the bonus of seeing more Yankee screwdrivers in one place than I have ever seen.
by Bob Francis
Sat Jul 18, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Other Stringed Instruments
Topic: An Oud Arbi I built (with construction progress pictures)
Replies: 12
Views: 3863

Re: An Oud Arbi I built (with construction progress pictures)

This might be my favorite of all of your builds.
by Bob Francis
Sat Jul 18, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Bowed Stringed Instruments and Bows
Topic: Electric Viola Build - Tailpiece
Replies: 6
Views: 2079

Re: Electric Viola Build - Tailpiece

that looks great Eric.
by Bob Francis
Sun Jul 12, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Making a Measuring Wheel
Replies: 1
Views: 835

Re: Making a Measuring Wheel

Very clever.
Nice video Paul.
by Bob Francis
Sat May 30, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Thank You Alan!! (Ultimate Scrapers)
Replies: 15
Views: 7436

Re: Thank You Alan!! (Ultimate Scrapers)

I finally received mine and it is a great tool.
by Bob Francis
Mon May 25, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Help create an FAQ for nut files
Replies: 50
Views: 91195

Re: Help create an FAQ for nut files

That's a great idea!
by Bob Francis
Fri May 15, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Archtop Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: SIX ...
Replies: 33
Views: 36311

Re: SIX ...

Well those errors seem pretty mild for the task. That's why they paint guitars.