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by Samuel Hartpence
Thu Mar 22, 2012 2:40 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: The Leopard
Replies: 10
Views: 5224

Re: The Leopard

I really like your simple details. Just good choices of material (I like the adirondack color) and nice simple neat lines create a very attractive package. I do agree that you need a white bridge and end-pins however.
by Samuel Hartpence
Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:06 pm
Forum: Solid-Body and Chambered or Semi-Solid Electric Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Ashbory type bass
Replies: 19
Views: 14742

Re: Ashbory type bass

As I was working on this, I set up a board to check for the "proper" intonation. I found that the strings really did not need any intonation. The height of the strings above the first fret (as I set it up) was .030" for the G string and .045" for the E string. The height of the strings above the 12...
by Samuel Hartpence
Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Louie Atienza's semi-automatic proportional archtop jig
Replies: 34
Views: 24996

Re: Louie Atienza's semi-automatic proportional archtop jig

It took me a while to understand it as well, but after looking at the photos and description while thinking about the application I got it. Basically the best way I could describe it is that the two vertical or slope guides are coupled to each other and the "pointer" that traces the outline of the b...
by Samuel Hartpence
Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: Flat-Top Acoustic Guitars and Bass Guitars
Topic: Spectral Analysis of Guitars (Acoustic Adicts)
Replies: 2
Views: 2559

Spectral Analysis of Guitars (Acoustic Adicts)

Came across this video today and though I'd share. I think there are some gross simplifications of the variables in guitar construction, but still some nice discussions.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ej-2_p83mWg
by Samuel Hartpence
Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:46 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: The next MIMF challenge- ideas anyone?
Replies: 59
Views: 92175

Re: The next MIMF challenge- ideas anyone?

I think you can carry over some themes from a couple of recent "epic" threads in some of the general discussions. One thread was titled Improving The Telecaster (or something like that), and there have been numerous threads about locally harvested materials (a al Lacey Act in the headlines). I think...
by Samuel Hartpence
Wed Feb 15, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Louie Atienza's semi-automatic proportional archtop jig
Replies: 34
Views: 24996

Re: Louie Atienza's semi-automatic proportional archtop jig

I link to a video would be worth so many words...