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12 Foot Craps Part 7

Posted April 23, 2015

I know it’s not pretty, but I tried these metal straps to connect the three parts to the padded rail. I was going to use epoxy and some thin type of plastic, but saw these and thought I’d give it a try. With some really short screws, and doubled up, they seem to work fine. Hopefully they won’t be too noticeable under the padding, when leaned on.

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12 Foot Craps Part 2

Posted April 17, 2015

I started on the two long pieces. The front and the back. They were going to be 10′ 4 inches long. My boards are 8′ long. I doubled them up, but staggered the spliced area. This worked out well. Then I cut the sides down with a circular saw. I would later rip them to a perfect height on the table saw.

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Styx at Kansas Star Casino

Posted March 26, 2015

Styx rocked the house at Ks Star Casino Saturday March 21st. It was really great! There was no opening act and the mix was really good. They put on a good show, playing all their hits. I have seen them at lease 6 times, and they never disappoint.  Read more to see the video.

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New Guitar Stand

Posted February 24, 2015

I decided 4 guitar stands was taking up too much room in my already small music shed. I looked around on the internet and couldn’t find a stand reasonably priced. I did find some how to articles about making your own. I decided to tweak some I found, and create my own multi guitar stand. I had some spare 2×4’s and some leftover carpet.

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