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by Charly Gullett
Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:14 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself here!
Topic: Resophonic Fiddle Builder in Arizona
Replies: 5
Views: 8737

Re: Resophonic Fiddle Builder in Arizona

Also, if you are interested in photos of the builds, I have posted pics on my Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/rowdy.fiddles
ResoMando Rotated.jpg
by Charly Gullett
Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:00 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself here!
Topic: Resophonic Fiddle Builder in Arizona
Replies: 5
Views: 8737

Re: Resophonic Fiddle Builder in Arizona

Have completed two new builds, another resophonic fiddle from scratch and an Epiphone F5 mandolin that I modified into a reso. The fiddle has two resonators this time, a bass under the copper cover and a tenor between the bouts under the fingerboard. The new tone-arm design is working very well and ...
by Charly Gullett
Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: Introduce yourself here!
Topic: Resophonic Fiddle Builder in Arizona
Replies: 5
Views: 8737

Re: Resophonic Fiddle Builder in Arizona

I'll add a photo of the unfinished tone arm being fitted in the prototype I posted earlier, but this design has changed for several reasons. First of all, the newest fiddle on the bench will use an entirely different resonator (moving from the heavy brass cigar box resonator to a much lighter Nation...
by Charly Gullett
Mon Sep 19, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: Introduce yourself here!
Topic: Resophonic Fiddle Builder in Arizona
Replies: 5
Views: 8737

Resophonic Fiddle Builder in Arizona

My name is Charly and I have just completed my first resophonic fiddle build. Reso01.jpg This began for me some years ago when I heard comments from people who lived through the depression era of the 1930's that the "sound" of old time music and bluegrass had changed. It dawned on me at some point t...