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by Melvyn Hiscock
Thu Dec 03, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: A new interview with Melvyn Hiscock, author of "Make Your Own Electric Guitar"
Replies: 8
Views: 5860

Re: A new interview with Melvyn Hiscock, author of "Make Your Own Electric Guitar"

Thanks for that Gary, that is good of you to say. It is funny as to begin with I had no idea how much impression the book had had. Even when preparing this one, the quotes I’ve had from the likes of Saul Koll, Ola Strandberg and others have been inspiring. There are a number of other successful comp...
by Melvyn Hiscock
Thu Sep 17, 2015 7:00 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Tone Wood for Electric Guitars
Replies: 40
Views: 29430

Re: Tone Wood for Electric Guitars

Interesting to read this as there is a lot of rubbish talked about this subject. There are many factors that affect sustain and tone. I have listed some of them before, but the bottom line seems to be that different densities of material absorb frequencies from the vibration and different levels. Th...
by Melvyn Hiscock
Sat Jun 15, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Lap Steel Plans?
Replies: 6
Views: 6273

Re: Lap Steel Plans?

I could but I was being lazy! I don't know if they are the same scale length as other Gibsons and so working it all out might be time consuming. I was just idly thinking while I was doing other stuff.
by Melvyn Hiscock
Sat Jun 15, 2013 11:49 am
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Lap Steel Plans?
Replies: 6
Views: 6273

Lap Steel Plans?

Hi everyone, does anyone have a plan for a Gibson lap steel or similar? I have a yearning for one and enough parts.....

Melvyn Hiscock
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