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    Still scratching

    Learning something on each one it seems..count your blessings I've been spending my time with these instead of posting my usual drivel LOL
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    #2 Diamond is on the front burner, hoping to scorch out some more detailing, flaw fixing etc
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    Hope no one stops by before the maid gets here
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    The perception of perfection is perfectly clear to everyone else

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    Ken, you and Jay are making this look so easy. Those are some great looking instruments you have there. I want to try making one of these so bad but.....then what do I do with it? I can't play it.
    It's not what you achieve in life...It's what you overcome!

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    That doesn't stop me Tom
    besides...with open tunings you can pretty much play with just one finger fretting across the strings..easy peasy
    I would say it's like woodworking, the more you practice...but then I look back at my projects and.....
    The perception of perfection is perfectly clear to everyone else

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    WOW -- that is a beauty err all are beauties.... have you found a market for them? I admire your ability to do such good work.
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    Ken, you're definitely taking the concept way beyond cigar boxes. Very cool.

    Tom, how will you ever learn to play one if you don't have one?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vaughn McMillan View Post

    Tom, how will you ever learn to play one if you don't have one?
    Yes...yes...I know. Actually I have gathered some of the parts....just dont have all the knowhow.
    It's not what you achieve in life...It's what you overcome!

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    definately cool projects. great workmanship. If I had the courage I would attempt one.
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    I know zilch about guitars but those guitars look amazing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Baugues View Post
    Yes...yes...I know. Actually I have gathered some of the parts....just dont have all the knowhow.
    What you might lack in knowhow, you make up for in figure-it-outiveness.

    Quote Originally Posted by allen levine View Post
    definately cool projects. great workmanship. If I had the courage I would attempt one.
    Courage? Based on your woodworking history since you've been a member here, you've got more courage for taking on new woodworking projects than six of us normal guys.
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    Looken good Ken I like it.

    Tom I still cant play them but I just keep building em
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