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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 8:24 am 
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Hey all,

A good friend is after me to build him an 8 string resonator mandolin sort of like this picture:

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I'm a flat top guitar builder and don't know much about either resonator instruments or mandolins. I'm wondering is there are any books on building this sort of instrument or any existing plans out there.

Thanks in advance for any help.

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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 1:30 pm 
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cwood8656 wrote:
Hey all,

A good friend is after me to build him an 8 string resonator mandolin sort of like this picture:

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I'm a flat top guitar builder and don't know much about either resonator instruments or mandolins. I'm wondering is there are any books on building this sort of instrument or any existing plans out there.

Thanks in advance for any help.

Chris-


Ken Jeffs on here has resonater exp. Might start with him. Maybe he can direct you to some other places as well

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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 1:33 pm 
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Thanks, I'll reach out to him.


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Chris, I'd also inquire through Mando cafe. They'll steer you in the right direction I'm sure.
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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 2:16 pm 
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Thanks Dave.


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