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Steve Jeter's Blog – March 2012 Archive (5)

Union Jig

 Does anyone have Union Jig in tab preferably,, or dots?? that they could share ?

Added by Steve Jeter on March 26, 2012 at 1:12pm — No Comments

Great bldg. long wknd

 I took fri off, intending to put the Bell kit together. but decided  to  work on my banjo Im building already from scratch..  My pot is basically done. Made a 12" to get some tum tum hopefully.  I  got the neck down to size using hand tools,  I like them and truthfully I dont have any "big " power tools. I am using ,my elec drill, and cut some w/ my bandsaw.   But realized you can move a good bit of wood w/ a rasp,,, once i got the hang of it.   Did some reading up and found you are…

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Added by Steve Jeter on March 26, 2012 at 8:13am — No Comments

Stitcher Neck Kit

 Just got my wonderful Tery Bell neck kit, cant wait to work on it, I think Ill take tomorrow off.

 I then realized the neck blank I have been making was overkill, I have 2   1x4 X26  poplar boards glued together,,, I thought you needed a lot of peghead angle, evidently not.  Glad I have a band saw.

 Thanks Terry , it looks perfect

Added by Steve Jeter on March 22, 2012 at 9:29am — No Comments

Oh Pray Goody

Added by Steve Jeter on March 9, 2012 at 10:32am — No Comments

Injun Rubber Overcoat

 Pardon the klinkers

Added by Steve Jeter on March 9, 2012 at 10:29am — 2 Comments

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