A query from the new guy @ MB: I have been looking for a piece of 5/4 maple to make a neck.I found a nice piece of 1x4x4 maple at Menards but would prefer 5/4. None of the chains stock 5/4 and the…Continue
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I thought I'd share the results of my experiments with bridges of different heights, thicknesses and woods on my tack head minstrel. I made two from aspen and two from cedar. All are horizontal grain.
The original is pine. 2 7/8 L x 9/16 H x 1/4 W x 1/16 - right in picture
The aspen bridges are:
(1) 2 7/8 L x 5/8 H x 1/8 W x 1/16 - left in picture
(2) 2 15/16 L x 9/16 H x 3/16 W x 1/16
cedar: (1) 2 7/8 L x 9/16 H x 5/32 W x…Continue