Made a rosette cutter…

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Made a rosette cutter while waiting for glue to dry on my soundboards. I had made a prototype out of rosewood scraps, but cracked a piece when tightening down the blade, so I made a new one out of aluminum. … Continue reading

Tuner drilling fixture

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After my sharpening marathon last night I needed a break.  But I can’t sit down for long, so I unwound with some aluminum. Bought and received two different kinds of tuners for my guitar(s).  Took measurements and made a jig for drilling … Continue reading

Putting racks in the dungeon

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Fabricated and installed the aluminum rails on 3 walls in my shop.  Bent up a bunch of hanging brackets as well.  3/4” material sits right against the wall when padded with 1/16” of  felt.  All my walls are stone or brick so installing is a pain, but now I can put anything up on these.  Hung a couple things so far, much more to go.

Instrument hangers

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Modular instrument hangers. Made this for my basses. Aluminum bar stock, stainless sheet metal hangers. Hangers move anywhere along the rail. Shown with my baby, 1984 Ken Smith.