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4-string Chrome Hard-tail Bridge for Cigar Box Guitars & More

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3 and 4 string hardtail bridges.

Started by Cause the Blue rat in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat 27 minutes ago. 10 Replies

Help me fix this cbg please

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How to Build a CBG-- the Professional Way

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Skeleton driver prank.

Started by Cause the Blue rat in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Wayfinder 20 hours ago. 1 Reply

Measuring frets from nut...then adjusting bridge

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Gluing pre-fretted board to neck

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Not so good glue fretboard to neck..

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