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Weighted Lap Steel Guitar slides

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Project by mountain934 posted 401 days ago 955 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here`s a new idea to my line of carved bone bottom guitar slides. These are for the traditional lap guitar or lap steel guitars. I carve a chamber in the laminated bone bottom to insert a piece of 1/2” square x 2 3/4” bell brass stock. It`s then epoxied in place with a wood top epoxied on top. The average weight comes in at around 2 1/2 ounces. Another neat look is to engrave the side of the slide to expose the brass inside, adds a little ” bling ” to the creation. I carve a finger groove in the middle with wings on either side to help with the control of the slide. So far from the reaction from my customers looks like these will be another winner in my line of guitar slides.

-- R.S.Bretz, Pa.





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solardave

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#1 posted 400 days ago

Can’t wait to try one of these beauties out for myself. But even better, giving one as a gift to someone that has 3 of my critter themed lapsteel builds.

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jaykaypur

3311 posts in 1034 days


#2 posted 400 days ago

I don’t even play a guitar and I want one ! Nice work on these.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 398 days ago

Beautiful guitar slides! Very attractive colors. I’m sure they’re hits. Great job!

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