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UNSPOKEN HORROR!!

Posted by mike gregory on Thursday, November 27, 2008

 

My photo http://www.banjohangout.ws/users/photos/large/8805-42512117112007.jpg

shows bicycle spokes being used as tension hooks. It's an idea I got from Yoppari and Vintagewells.

Anyway, I put the extras SOMEWHERE, and have shuffled a lot of stuff around, into and out of storage, upstairs and down, while trying to sell the house.

Now, I am wanting to use them on a banjo I am building. But, to my horror, I cannot find them.

That's the horror, and, until I find them, my banjo project will remain unspoken.



7 comments on “UNSPOKEN HORROR!!”

roger martin Says:
Thursday, November 27, 2008 @8:02:49 PM

Hey Mike,
 A few months ago I bought a new small sander.I hadnt used it for a couple of weeks due to my shop being unheated and the cold weather.Yesterday I built from junk parts a wood stove out of a 55 gal barrel.Today I fired it up  and enjoyed an afternoon  working on 2 banjo projects I've been trying to  finish.I reached for my now  fairly used sander and it wasnt there. I looked all over the shop and couldnt find it anywhere.
 Finally I used my bigger sander to get most of the finish sanding done. When I reached over on the  other workbench for another tool I had to reach over the sander I couldnt find a few minutes before,,,,,,It was right on the front of the workbench under my nose all the time,,,,,
 Feel any better? lol

banjeaux bob Says:
Friday, November 28, 2008 @1:36:50 AM

Mike, I'm not surprised.

Bob

Banjo75 Says:
Friday, November 28, 2008 @8:28:38 AM

That doesn't look half bad.  The drum circle gives it some character as well.

mike gregory Says:
Friday, November 28, 2008 @9:28:24 AM

 

Tahnks for the nice comments.

THAT banjo is done, sounds great, was delivered to Greg Hansen, age 8.

It's the NEXT banjo that I can't find the spokes for.

justwilliam50 Says:
Friday, November 28, 2008 @11:47:50 PM

Homer Simpson sums this up well,DDDOOOOHHHHHH

Mike Greylak Says:
Sunday, November 30, 2008 @1:48:32 PM

I can get you all the spokes you need  Know a guy that owns a bike shop.  truer words never SPOKEn

John Herrington Says:
Thursday, December 4, 2008 @9:57:10 AM

Heh, Mike,

I can't wait to see that next banjo. You'll find those spokes, I believe. Man, if I could find all the "lost items" around my shop and home, I'd have more work than I cn do.

Don't "forget" to post pictures of your new project, now!

Old John on the Big Horn

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