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Lap Steel/Slide Guitar Discussions (7)

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Lap Guitar Tunings

I'm fairly new to the various tunings one can use for playing slide guitar.  I'm also new to the concept of more than 6-strings!  Bearing t…

Started by John Gundrum

14 Mar 17, 2012
Reply by fred davis

What Model Gibson Lap Steel Is This?

Can anyone identify for sure what model and/or year the below Gibson lap steel guitar is? Edward: Does the Gibson Steel Guitar book show th…

Started by John Gundrum

8 Sep 4, 2010
Reply by John Gundrum

Wood type for lap steel

I'm thinking of building my next lap steel from some old joists I have.  They are 100 years old or more.  I'm pretty certain they are pine…

Started by John Gundrum

1 Aug 9, 2010
Reply by Edward Sparks

Don't Fret Lap Steel

Here's a really impressive looking lap steel!  Reminds me of one of those wood slab coffee tables.  Only someone hollowed it out and slappe…

Started by John Gundrum

0 Aug 8, 2010

making or customizing

Anybody make their own, or customize an off the shelf slide or steel? personally, im always experiementing:   show off your work  :)

Started by kevin

2 Aug 5, 2010
Reply by kevin

Show Us Your Steel!

I thought I'd start a pic thread to show some of the many varieties of slide guitars we enjoy playing.I'll start with the three I have.  Ac…

Started by John Gundrum

5 Jul 10, 2010
Reply by Edward Sparks

Glad you started this!

As I move on to becoming a professional musician, I'm going to pick up my resonator slide again. Up til now, I haven't had enough time to p…

Started by Norman LeDonne

1 Apr 2, 2010
Reply by John Gundrum

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