Posts made in January, 2008

Pick Your Battles

Posted by on Jan 25, 2008 in Articles & Tutorials

Ergonomic guitar design only solves half (OK, maybe a little bit more) of the problem. What about the picking hand? Little Guitar Works have looked at the picking hand for basses, and have a patented solution...

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Big Fan

Posted by on Jan 21, 2008 in Articles & Tutorials

I was toying around with the thought of fanned frets over the weekend. It seems to me as if fanned frets would be an ergonomic feature just as well as twisting the neck – giving a more comfortable wrist...

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Tuner Tested

Posted by on Jan 18, 2008 in Articles & Tutorials

As previously advertised, I got hold of some dry composite glide bearings. I have now tested them and it all works perfectly, even though the not yet knurled knob is aluminum. Once I get the intended threads...

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Neck Craning

Posted by on Jan 16, 2008 in Articles & Tutorials

Two things about the neck design: Looking at what people who have put much more thought into this than I have have arrived at, it might not be as simple as regarding the neck as a slice of a cone when you...

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Turning Heads

Posted by on Jan 12, 2008 in Articles & Tutorials

I thought that one could have interchangeable “headstocks” on the neck – mostly for looks, so I drew some alternatives: I have solid alternatives but also ones made from a 6 mm rectangular...

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