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jay 112/11/2013 22:34:52
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finish this a few months ago just got around to putting it up

Wolfie13/11/2013 18:59:52
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Great job Jay, I know nothing about building musical instruments and from what I've read I don't think it's something I would ever attempt.. How long did it take to finish? Congrats.

Ian

jay 113/11/2013 22:11:28
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took me a bit of time want to make sure there was not going to be to much movement in the wood planned it and left the wood in the house for a month before i when near it took me about 4 months it was a labour love since i play banjo

Doug14/11/2013 18:19:03
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Excellent workmanship, looks a beauty.

Doug.

Paul Bodiam20/11/2013 13:46:00
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Another instrument maker on here! I was starting to get a bit lonely

Lovely looking instrument, Jay. Do you have any pictures of the build in progress? What did you you use for the body former? I once saw a list of truck brake-drums (by model and year) available in US scrap yards that could be used as banjo formers

jay 106/12/2013 18:29:05
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sorry paul its been awhile this is a block build pot lot more stable i have pics of the build ill put them up i am trying to build a harp for a friend you dont have ay plans do you

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