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"4-20 hours, depending. The best way to save time is to build in batches.  Once I set…"

John Sawyer replied May 22 to guys, how much time to build a CBG

25 Jun 9
Reply by Lonman

"I use 1/2" poplar for the sides on License Plate guitars... I have also used 3mm (1/…"

John Sawyer replied May 22 to Self buid Boxes - Advice apreciated

22 May 27
Reply by Paul Craig

"If it's twangy, it might be buzz... do you have them glued in?  give the box a squee…"

John Sawyer replied May 22 to Dual disc piezos

2 May 23
Reply by Taffy Evans

"That is exactly what I have done... I leave an inch of lip left...  go for it!"

John Sawyer replied May 5 to Slide top boxes for electric CBGs?

8 May 7
Reply by Ducati Scotty

"I typically use a piece of hardwood, scraps from my fretboards.  (Like the oak one p…"

John Sawyer replied Apr 7 to Bone or plywood for string guide?

16 Jun 9
Reply by Ducati Scotty

"If I make a neck, it will be Mahogany or Maple.   Putting in the work doesn’t scare…"

John Sawyer replied Mar 12 to 6 string acoustic - bought neck or build?

10 Mar 14
Reply by Richard Dean

"Who's definition of perfect are we shooting for?  +1 Kigar... "

John Sawyer replied Feb 18 to Most recent build

2 Feb 18
Reply by John Sawyer

"I have made 30 and 34" scale fretted and fretless... 2 string... no truss rods... Ma…"

John Sawyer replied Jan 26 to Cigar Box Bass Fretting Scale?

5 Jan 26
Reply by John Sawyer

"I use a 3/8" round over bit... after I have cut the scarf joint and dadoed the neck…"

John Sawyer replied Jan 26 to Shop/homemade tools and & Jigs

41 Jan 26
Reply by Taffy Evans

"Sand it down, spray paint with Rustoleum Hammered..."

John Sawyer replied Jan 26 to De-Christmassing tins

18 May 7
Reply by Titch the Clown

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