All Discussions Tagged 'frets' (19)

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Finding scale length from fret spacing

I recently did some work on a six string cbg. The bridge was free floating, and I forgot to mark it’s sweet spot beforehand. Now, I want to…

Started by Brett

4 Jan 8
Reply by Taffy Evans

Gluing Frets

The first fretted CBG I pressed the frets into the cuts and they mostly held just fine.  Over time two fell out and once they did they cont…

Started by Phil Gershwiin

4 Oct 13, 2017
Reply by Brendan deVallance

Pickup Height

Hello from cool Halifax, Nova Scotia Building my second guitar but learning to play still number one. I was wondering if someone can tell m…

Started by Rupe Power

8 Oct 13, 2017
Reply by Rupe Power

Fretting about Frets, are they square?

I see most of the CBGs have straight necks, so squaring up the frets shouldnt be a big deal. What about if you are making more of a Uke-typ…

Started by Gary Stenzel

18 Feb 9, 2017
Reply by Gary Stenzel

Intonation Issues With My First Dulcimer Canjo-Guitar

Alright Guys and Gals, So, I shied away from fretting an instrument based off my first and last build I tried fretting.  I have been doing…

Started by Brian Revels

12 Mar 19, 2014
Reply by The Phrygian Kid

Fret or no frets?

I am working on building my first CBG, and I am wondering should it have frets or not? In introduction of myself, I am an part time profess…

Started by TC DeVeau

6 Mar 3, 2014
Reply by Matthew Borczon

Fret placement in relation to a bolt nut

Hi folks. So I've built two 3-string box guitars so far and I've used a bolt as the nut both times. But each time I used nails as the frets…

Started by Russ Dugger

15 Sep 7, 2013
Reply by BUGGY (C)

alternative tools ?

Is someone done same works without fret file and nut file ? What tools he or she have used. Right now I don't have fret or nut files. No on…

Started by Jantan ux

12 Aug 31, 2013
Reply by RTZGUITARS

Leveling frets ?

I didn't find right discussion for me. I have new oak guitar neck with 12" (305 mm) radius maple fingerboard. frets on neck have never been…

Started by Jantan ux

11 Aug 10, 2013
Reply by Andres

Uneven frets neck angle ?

First I can't buy easily form stewmac. Neck is new and I know that it needs more fret work. I'm trying measure neck angel with uneven frets…

Started by Jantan ux

19 Jul 24, 2013
Reply by Jantan ux

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