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1/8” thick fretboards?

I popped into Rockler the other day, they’re a tool and supplies store for woodworking. I found and bought a few 1/8”x2”x24” pieces of exot…

Started by Ducati Scotty

35 Nov 16
Reply by jeffrey ross

Pickup install

hello I am installing a single coil  pickup. It has three wires, pos, neg and ground. I am soldering it to an input which has a positive an…

Started by Rupe Power

15 Nov 16
Reply by Richard Dean

Portable CBG display Rig

Hi, I have displayed my instruments at a  few open air markets and those craft shows that are held in church halls and the like  At a mark…

Started by Taffy Evans

0 Nov 16

Odd noises from guitar causes wife to worry about cat.

  I have a question that is probably silly, and will likely sound sillier since I can't really describe what I am hearing when using slide…

Started by inqstvkat

11 Nov 15
Reply by inqstvkat

alternatives to machine heads?

So I really like the idea of taking non-musical parts and making a musical instrument, or at the very least, making the part yourself.  Usi…

Started by Marshall Novak

49 Nov 13
Reply by Bluesheart

1st cigar box guitar

Just finished a 6-string cb guitar... neck : Tara tuners: 60's Fender stratocaster F-tuners string trees: Tusq nut: unbleach bone (unknown…

Started by john keven kemege

7 Nov 13
Reply by john keven kemege

What can you guys tell me about FCf tuning

I've been messing around with my 3 String canjo this weekend and I have come across some tunings. Saw a video for how to play Folsom Prison…

Started by JP Lace Master

5 Nov 13
Reply by JP Lace Master

Grounding problem...

I have recently bought a recording interphase so that I can record my CBG onto my Mac to create MP3 files to share. I bought this device: h…

Started by Snuffy Smith

11 Nov 10
Reply by Erasmo Coco

More Builds

These things are addicting to build. My slide playing is getting better every day due to watching and playing along with various cbg slide…

Started by steve borowski

1 Nov 10
Reply by Paul Craig

Working on #4

I rough cut the headstock for my next license plate guitar. It’s a surprise gift for a good friend.

Started by Ducati Scotty

6 Nov 8
Reply by Paul Craig


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