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Project by roy posted 01-06-2008 06:31 AM 2298 views 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

here are some instruments that i carved

-- tn hillbilly.." tryin to do the best i can with what i got "

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#1 posted 01-06-2008 07:05 AM

Ya but can you play the “Foggy mountain Breakdown” on them? Those are pretty cool!

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#2 posted 01-06-2008 07:07 AM

Love the mandolin!

-- Dan in Central Oklahoma, Able to turn good wood into saw dust in the blink of an eye!

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#3 posted 01-06-2008 07:25 AM

Very nice!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 01-06-2008 08:15 AM

Really neat. More patience than I have for something like that.


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#5 posted 01-06-2008 11:15 AM

They are fantastic! Good job.

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#6 posted 01-06-2008 12:41 PM

those are SWEEEEEET
love them

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#7 posted 01-06-2008 01:20 PM

Very nice, all you need now is a string base, & you’ve got yourself a Bluegrass Band.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#8 posted 01-06-2008 03:41 PM


-- Andy

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#9 posted 01-06-2008 03:42 PM

I like it, cool idea and they came out well. Now care little people to play them :)

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#10 posted 01-06-2008 05:43 PM

Pretty cool,

-- Marty Ohio

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#11 posted 01-07-2008 04:25 AM

Those look really good. If I was to guess, I suspect you have some natural material to string those with?

-- All the test cuts in the world won't stop you from cutting the outside when you meant to cut the inside. doh!

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#12 posted 01-07-2008 04:34 AM

A great set of instruments. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#13 posted 01-07-2008 06:35 PM

Very nice detail, great carving.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#14 posted 01-16-2008 12:53 AM

this mandolin was hand carved in about 80 hours. i used cotton sewing thread for the strings
the fiddle took about 100 hours

-- tn hillbilly.." tryin to do the best i can with what i got "

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#15 posted 02-16-2008 04:46 AM

Those are way cool.

-- "It is the job of the woodworker to hide his mistakes and keep a tight set of lips about them!"--Chuck

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