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I was asked to make this thing called a mini sax. Made from malpe and bloodwood. I’ll hope to hear him tune and play it when he gets a chance.





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 05-02-2018 12:54 AM

Beautiful work. Hope it sounds as nice as it looks.

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NormG

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#2 posted 05-02-2018 02:05 AM

You did an awesome job on this thing

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 05-02-2018 02:18 AM

Beautiful instrument!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Dutchy

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#4 posted 05-02-2018 06:13 AM

A beautiful piece, but how did you know the distance between the holes? I’m also curious how the mouthpiece is made.

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bushmaster

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#5 posted 05-02-2018 01:05 PM

interesting. well done.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Rick S.

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#6 posted 05-02-2018 03:28 PM

Very Nice Indeed! & Well Done Also!

-- (Rick S.)... "Don't Worry About What People Think! They Don't Do It Very Often Anyway!"

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doubleDD

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#7 posted 05-02-2018 04:10 PM

This somehow just grabs my attention. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Rcdog

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#8 posted 05-03-2018 12:06 AM

A beautiful piece, but how did you know the distance between the holes? I m also curious how the mouthpiece is made.

- Dutchy


The guy that asked me to make it had a plastic one, but always wanted it out of wood. I used it to get the hole size and placement. The mouthpiece is a stock sax mouthpiece that slips on.

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Lazyman

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#9 posted 05-03-2018 02:23 AM

Really interesting. Did you hollow and shape this on a lathe?

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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Rcdog

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#10 posted 05-04-2018 12:17 AM



Really interesting. Did you hollow and shape this on a lathe?

- Lazyman


I started with two block that I router out, glued together, then put into a lathe to shape the front half.

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htl

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#11 posted 05-04-2018 01:17 AM

All way interested in something different and this site never false to show some real winners!!!
Nice job!!!

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