Paul Bowes

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Classical Guitar Bone Saddle Nut Slotted Set by Unknown
A nut and saddle set for a classical guitar. It appears to be made of bone, as described, and the dimensions (as measured with a digital caliper) are exactly as quoted, except that the 9mm height quoted for the saddle is a maximum, for the bass side only: it runs off to 8mm on the treble side. All edges are cleanly cut.

The nut appears to have been machined on something like a CNC machine, with clean but basic string grooves and profiling. The saddle has compensation for the third string. Both pieces will of course require sanding and adjusting to fit the individual instrument, but that's up to the buyer. These are not 'fit-and-forget' parts.

Delivered from China in 9… Read more
Death and the Afterlife (The Berkeley Tanner Lectu&hellip by Samuel Scheffler
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
In 'Death and the Afterlife' the philosopher Samuel Scheffler asks an unusual question: to what extent does it matter to the individual human being that humanity itself survives his or her death? Rather than think about 'the afterlife' within a religious or traditional philosophical framework, Scheffler asks us to consider to what extent the value and meaning or our lives are affected by our - largely unconscious - assumption that human life will continue, even if we ourselves will not.

Scheffler approaches this problem by way of two thought experiments. How would we feel about our lives if we knew that mankind was going to be exterminated en masse by an asteroid strike thirty… Read more
Estone String Action Gauge Ruler Guide Setup Guita&hellip by Estone
Product was as described - a roughly credit card-sized, double-sided stainless steel gauge in imperial and metric. Took sixteen days to arrive from China, but this was acceptable given the very low price. A simple, useful tool.