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November 2010 Blog Posts (2)

Luthier Built for non-English speakers

Luthier Built is now available to players and makers whose native language is not English.

Added by Bob Newby on November 17, 2010 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Installing Radius Pickup in oval/round hole mandolin

I have a Brazilian bandolim, basically a flat top mandolin with a round sound hole. The sound is somewhat unique as they all are but the construction is conventional. I want to do an internal install of a Baggs Radius pickup.


The problem is that it has a small soundhole, too small for anyone's hand--about 2 1/4". I've tried the pickup various places on the exterior of the top with putty and it seems to sound best at either end just behind the bridge. The bridge is about 4…
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Added by LARRY KLOSE on November 15, 2010 at 4:07pm — No Comments

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