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  1. Re: Latest build completed today: a renaissance guitar

    Lovely job, Jo. Interesting set-up of the string courses - three double and a single. Are the tied-on frets spaced in semitones on this instrument?
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    Re: Just so excited!!!

    Looking great, I love the spalting in that piece of timber!
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    Re: If You Use MuseScore

    Sherry, the reason for the existence of the forums is to give us a place to present what might be seen as "dumb questions and smart answers". I am happy to see whatever folk post and if I do not...
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    Re: Devilís Dream on a Kmise tenor guitar

    Lovely clean picking and left hand fingering, Kevin.
  5. Re: St. Anne's Reel /// Original Performance

    A great piece of playing,David, and especially since you have not long started on mandolin. You include some interesting variations too before returning to the tune.
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    Re: If You Use MuseScore

    I am like Bill on the pdfs, Sherry. I only use Musescore for creating notation to share with the folk I play along with - generally fiddlers, accordionists and other trad or folkie types, and to...
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    Re: If You Use MuseScore

    From what I can find out (I am using Musescore 3.6) you need to upload your pdf to the Musescore site them import it from there, Bill. There are requirements such as setting resolution to at least...
  8. Re: Apparently you can play a slow air on a fretted instrument ..

    Beautiful performance, and on one of his own instruments, I imagine! He is a very skilled builder.
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    Re: Absolute Silence

    Just a thought, Sherry. Even with a nearly silent mandolin in your hands, when you sit down with your husband to watch television have you thought that he might find the silent playing quite a...
  10. Re: My composition for the mandola and other instruments

    Interesting composition and lovely textures, Jozef. Creates an intriguing atmosphere.
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Very avant garde design, Graham, and beautifully executed by you.
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    Re: Intonation problem : half step down

    From what you are saying, it sounds like the first fret under the affected string(s) is very slightly high. This would mean that when playing the open string you are actually playing a note that is...
  13. Re: "Souvenir du bon vieux temps" by Patierno

    Lovely piece and fine playing once again, Toomas,
  14. Re: The Red Wing (K. Mills) by Jefferson Louvat and co

    What a great performance, gents. Such a cheerful delivery of a really driving tune.
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    Re: Your favorite Tab tune books?

    You might have a look for the books published by Taigh na Teud Publishing, based on the Isle of Skye here is Scotland. They publish loads of books of Scottish tunes, in standard notation and with...
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    Re: Lap Steel Guitar - No Mando content

    John, the picture of the extender on the Elderly website is exactly what I have for the Harmony guitar. I did not know such things were still available or even in demand. Thanks for posting.
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    Re: Lap Steel Guitar - No Mando content

    Since you say your interest might well wane very quickly, save yourself some expenditure and get any old six-string acoustic guitar and raise the nut to get the strings higher above the fretboard. ...
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    Re: Wind

    Very listenable tune and a good blend of instruments, Jozef. Great jazz vibe there.
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Another two happy customers, I am sure, Jo. Two beautiful instruments.
    Thanks so much for comment re my YT channel - I noticed you had subscribed in the past few days. Our musical styles and...
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    Re: Slovak songs

    Great tone from your tenor, Ondrej. It suits the fingerpicking style well too.
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    The tuners on your instrument have the buttons and tuning shaft nearer the nut whereas standard modern geared tuners have the buttons and shafts nearer the toph of the headstock, Jo. Old Gibsons and...
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    Re: Post a picture of what's on your bench?

    Interesting picture and lovely instruments you have posted there, Jo. I notice that the geared tuners are reversed from "normal" worm and cog configuration?
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    Re: Backwards Guitar Solo?

    What is a backwards guitar solo? Sounds fascinating - do you play the entire solo starting with the last note and playing back through till you reach the opening notes?
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    Re: Use of Oak in instruments?

    I built one guitar on request for someone who travelled a lot to the USA from Scotland to play in Blues festivals. I was a bit wary and told him I had not used it before and was worried about the...
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    What a great sound, Frank. You must be delighted with the Collins.

    I really liked your version of The Lover's Waltz with the chordal arrangement and the key change, then the accompanied rendition...
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