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    Re: 5 String Archtop Tenor

    If I can ask, what do you use for your B string, and what is your scale length?
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    Re: 5 String Archtop Tenor

    I'd love to see what your tenors look like. What scale length and what do you use for your F string? Who made them?
  3. Re: Recommendations for a great Jazz tenor guitar?

    I just started a new thread. https://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/threads/157644-5-String-Archtop-Tenor?p=1846522#post1846522
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    5 String Archtop Tenor

    Mostly a lurker around this and other forums, and venturing now into Tenor guitars and possibly other mandolin family instruments.

    This is an archtop nearing completion that I guess you could say...
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    Re: 4-string acoustic?

    That's interesting about his instruments. Have other people had the same kind of experience, do you know?
  6. Thread: Small archtop

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    Re: Small archtop

    I've got a similar project going. Body is sinker Beech from Lake Superior and top is W. Red Cedar. Neck is Maple and Cherry.

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    Re: 4-string acoustic?

    I was gonna say this, too. I completed this recently and it's getting a lot of play. It's tuned gDAE (re-entrant G).

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    Also, there is a uke builder (who I'd rather not...
  8. Re: Recommendations for a great Jazz tenor guitar?

    Thanks! I'll do that.
  9. Re: Recommendations for a great Jazz tenor guitar?

    I'm a luthier now venturing into the world of tenor guitars. This is what's on my bench right now. This one will have 5 strings and yes, a floating bridge and tailpiece. The top is carved, but not...
  10. Thread: Douglas fir

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    Re: Douglas fir

    I bought a large piece of quartered and fine grained Douglas thinking it was going to be a lot of tops in the future, but some test pieces turned out so easily split that I've abandoned the idea. I...
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    Re: Tenor Guitar Gallery & Sightings

    I made this 5 string tenor. 22 1/2" scale. Hickory and Spruce. And Maple, and Wenge, and Granadillo.https://longfellowguitaranduke.files.wordpress.com/2021/04/img_20210106_141904147.jpg?w=568...
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