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Wiring pick up with volume and tone controls

I'm wiring my pick up with a volume and tone control and am wondering what kind of wiring i need. Is it important that the wiring is shield…

Started by Delvero

2 Jul 12, 2009
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Scallop Your Guitar

I stumbled across this how-to the other day. I thought somebody might find it interesting. Sure looks cool. http://www.instructables.com/i

Started by Steve Becker

5 Jul 12, 2009
Reply by Roosterman

tuner screws

so I have a half dozen tuners... with NO screws to hold them in place. Do I have to buy these at a guitar shop? Or can I find the equivale…

Started by Anderson

13 Jul 11, 2009
Reply by Wichita Sam

Dipping piezos...

I saw somewhere, maybe here, that dipping the piezos in the plastic stuff you dip tool handles into was a good idea. What is the advantage…

Started by Dan Sleep

10 Jul 11, 2009
Reply by William Bannier

Diatonic

I was just watching ChickenboneJohn's newest video. Sounds sooo sweet! But I am musically challenged and do not understand much of anything…

Started by Paul Doug

5 Jul 10, 2009
Reply by William Bannier

Another newbie first build

I'm calling this one "Proof of Concept" because there's so much wrong with it, but it plays. Some might have said I should "learn to play a…

Started by Will R

6 Jul 10, 2009
Reply by Dennis Brooker

Nother question about strings that I should already know,,,,,

I've been building and selling CBG's for a few months now. But I've been using the "A","D" and "G" strings and its fine. But I'm finding th…

Started by Roger Martin

3 Jul 10, 2009
Reply by Tam Givens

new boxes... woo!

today I purchased a punch box, a padron box and a alec bradley box... all for $5.

Started by Anderson

1 Jul 9, 2009
Reply by William Bannier

Submissions Wanted for CBG Comp

Hey Guys and Gals, After much consideration and recieving Shane's blessings, I've decided to compile a CBG compilation CD. Everyone is inv…

Started by Rev Mike

20 Jul 9, 2009
Reply by TINQUI8

Soddering

Is soddering a must? Can I just tape the wires together or use wire nuts? Keep in mind I have no idea what I'm actually talking about. Th…

Started by Anderson

16 Jul 8, 2009
Reply by Cogdell boy (Robert J.)

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