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C# merle's Blog – September 2010 Archive (2)

Lap Steel Build

always wanted to try a lap steel guitar and finally got a nice piece of 3 1/3 by 2 1/2 iroko.



so, here goes



decided on an 8 string setup. first to route out the basic shape

always take extra care when using a router - too many 3 fingered carpenters around already :)



still to decide… Continue

Added by c# merle on September 29, 2010 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Veneer Build

So, iv'e got some 5mm plywood and a length of oak - time to go to work!





Most cigarboxes are just cheap ply boxes covered in paper, so i knocked up a straight forward 9x10 box and cut some sound holes.



Then i start thinking how plain it looks. not really wanting to slap labels on it (nothing wrong with that),

i thought... how about some veneer!



  1. After some searching on ebay, found this- Kevasinga 0.5mm…
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Added by c# merle on September 8, 2010 at 8:00am — 9 Comments

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