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by Bob Francis
Sun Apr 04, 2021 7:39 am
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: 5 string acoustic bass bass guitar
Replies: 11
Views: 428

Re: 5 string acoustic bass bass guitar

You might also consider a shorter scale say 32-32.5. As a bass player the body depth and scale length can be cumbersome.
by Bob Francis
Mon Mar 29, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Making a Portable Spindle Sander
Replies: 4
Views: 492

Re: Making a Portable Spindle Sander

Nice Paul!
by Bob Francis
Mon Mar 29, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Bowed Stringed Instruments and Bows
Topic: Electric Viola - Done! (Almost)
Replies: 16
Views: 1263

Re: Electric Viola - Done! (Almost)

Best to you and thank goodness for a quick reaction from the 911 folks.
Feel better soon.
by Bob Francis
Tue Mar 23, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Jam Session
Topic: MIMF News & a giveaway
Replies: 33
Views: 12337

Re: MIMF News & a giveaway

Wow Thanks!
by Bob Francis
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: Bowed Stringed Instruments and Bows
Topic: A 'Harlequin' fiddle
Replies: 16
Views: 1352

Re: A 'Harlequin' fiddle

Awesome work!
by Bob Francis
Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Jam Session
Topic: MIMF News & a giveaway
Replies: 33
Views: 12337

Re: MIMF News & a giveaway

Please sign me in!
by Bob Francis
Sat Feb 13, 2021 12:54 pm
Forum: Detailed Builds/Tutorials
Topic: Squareneck Resonator - Detailed Build Notes
Replies: 37
Views: 3980

Re: Squareneck Resonator - Detailed Build Notes

This is a great tut!
Thanks
by Bob Francis
Fri Feb 05, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Nuts.
Replies: 2
Views: 896

Re: Nuts.

Sound self-advice.
by Bob Francis
Sat Jan 30, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Veneer Saw.
Replies: 6
Views: 1406

Re: Veneer Saw.

You may still need a few passes but like Barry said it won't follow the grain like a knife.
by Bob Francis
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Wood and Materials Q&A
Topic: Roast your own Ash
Replies: 3
Views: 1497

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: 1478

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: 6328

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: 33
Views: 8813

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: 1453

Re: Sanding pad reconstruction

75% success is as good as chip manufacturers hope for.
Clever!