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by Lon Morgan
Sun Apr 22, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: String Instrument Repair: Practical and Political Issues
Topic: A few questions on restoration
Replies: 7
Views: 4333

Re: A few questions on restoration

It's a Harmony so it's not like you're dealing with anything too haughty, but history has shown us that today's "meh" can become tomorrow's "wow". I seriously doubt that's going to happen with those, but entry level American instruments from that period are somewhat underrated and there are serious ...
by Lon Morgan
Sun Apr 22, 2012 6:57 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: The next MIMF challenge- ideas anyone?
Replies: 59
Views: 85585

Re: The next MIMF challenge- ideas anyone?

Building an instrument entirely out of a reclaimed piece of furniture. A few months ago, my fiancee ran across a 100 year old veneered dresser in an alley, which I went back and grabbed for the lumber. After peeling the veneer off, there were an awful lot of solid woods under there. Even the drawer ...