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UPDATE: Cookout canceled but the Meeting goes on

  • 13 Apr 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM (CST)
  • 2905 Ridgedale Dr. Garland, TX 75041

Registration is closed

Meeting Update

Due to forecast of inclement weather, the Cook-out has been cancelled.  The regular LINT meeting, Special presentations and discussion are still scheduled.

Location: Phil Morris’ shop  2905 Ridgedale, Garland, Tx, 75041

Time: 10:00 AM start; 


  • Club Business updates
  • Design Continued - Led by Steve Kinnaird  Discussion of "givens". Things we choose from the start, like:
    • - Who will be playing this instrument, and what is their input
    • - Model & size; Full body, or cutaway?
    • - Scale length
    • - Neck joint - 12 vs 14 fret
    • - Sound hole size, desired sound hole placement
    • - Side sound hole? use or not, and sizing. Relation to top sound hole
    • - Other general design possibilities as time permits

Hands-on Demo’s:

  • Prep and joining of top and back plates; Steve K, Steve F, Wade, whoever else wants to show something
  • - Jigs that are available - helpful
  • - Glue joint prep; Shooting board/plane; sanding
  • - Time Permitting: pro/con for different lining/tentalones/kerfing styles? 
  • Triangular (traditional)...reverse kerf…solid

Swap & Sell: As always if you have something you want to make available, feel free to bring it. 

Please RSVP with number of attendees by early week 4/8.

This is always a great get together, so we hope you all can make it. 

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