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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
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

Want to pull frets and fill slots, what works?

Someone gave me a Fender style neck and I want to make a 6 string slide/resonator with it. The frets are worn out and I plan on just pullin…

Started by wormil

9 Aug 7, 2012
Reply by Skeesix

Fretting about my frets: Spiraling wire around neck?

My first build is a banjo ukulele based on a rectangular cookie tin. I want to fret it, because I want to use this instrument to learn to p…

Started by Karl G. Siewert

27 Mar 17, 2012
Reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague

Using photoshop to make accurate fret guides

I just put this little tutorial together.. its about using photoshop to make fret marking print outs so you can get the fret slots just rig…

Started by Tate Chmielewski

6 Aug 20, 2011
Reply by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

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