CUSTOM Lap Steel DONE!



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CUSTOM Lap Steel DONE!

Postby JonnyAngle » Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:01 pm

I'm going to build a lap steel. I think I'll tune it to open d (The shape of an E Chord, but down 1 full step)

I will chart this step by step to show you how to derm some wood

Day 1:
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Re: CUSTOM Lap Steel Project

Postby Chankgeez » Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:02 pm

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Re: CUSTOM Lap Steel Project

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Re: CUSTOM Lap Steel Project

Postby odontophobia » Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:40 am

I really want to do a custom lapsteel in the style of Phillip a la Kylesa.

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Re: CUSTOM Lap Steel Project

Postby JonnyAngle » Tue Nov 22, 2016 6:14 pm

Pickup, bridge, and tuners should be coming tomorrow.
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Re: CUSTOM Lap Steel Project

Postby coldbrightsunlight » Mon Nov 28, 2016 7:09 pm

Ooooooo cool this should be awesome! Looking forward to updates
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Re: CUSTOM Lap Steel Project

Postby JonnyAngle » Wed Nov 30, 2016 2:54 pm

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Thanks drodriguez! It's time to choose a scale length. Why go
24"?

How about 20"?

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Re: CUSTOM Lap Steel Project

Postby Chankgeez » Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:15 pm

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Re: CUSTOM Lap Steel Project

Postby JonnyAngle » Fri Dec 02, 2016 5:21 pm

Got the headstock shaped up
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Re: CUSTOM Lap Steel Project

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Re: CUSTOM Lap Steel TUNERS / BRIDGE

Postby JonnyAngle » Fri Dec 23, 2016 8:26 am

My son was up at 3:00am this morning so we decided to do the bridge and tuners!

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Re: CUSTOM Lap Steel BRIDGE / TUNERS

Postby odontophobia » Fri Dec 23, 2016 9:38 am

Looking freaking rad.
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Re: CUSTOM Lap Steel BRIDGE / TUNERS

Postby JonnyAngle » Thu Dec 29, 2016 6:54 pm

she's gonna get wired tonight
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Re: CUSTOM Lap Steel BRIDGE / TUNERS

Postby Chankgeez » Thu Dec 29, 2016 6:57 pm

twss

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Re: CUSTOM Lap Steel BRIDGE / TUNERS

Postby JonnyAngle » Fri Dec 30, 2016 12:35 pm

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it's basically done. I just need to put the bottom plate on!!!

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This is the third time I've ever played slide, so .... It will sound fucking wicked once I can play it!
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