He has been pushing hard to get the final touches completed on this King Bass before the holiday. The screws have proven to be a royal pain in the butt. Thinning the tops down makes them fit nicely but also make them prone to weakness if you go too far. Last night I heard more four letter, compound words come from the workshop then I have heard in a long time. Lonnie was completely beside himself when one of the screws broke off in the tuner plate. Needless to say I found some house cleaning and dusting that needed done just to stay occupied and out of the line of fire. Tonight I came home from work and Lonnie was already busy in the workshop still chasing the high spots on that hard fingerboard. I swear the smallest things will drive you mad. All of this was capped off with the sound of bringing the G string up to tune…boing…boing…boing…snap…son of a #%+#%. Yep the G string broke mid tune.
Sigh…today was a hydrant sorta day…SIGH.