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6 string CBG's

Everything 6 string and only six stringers...post yer stuff here...don't let it get lost in the random photo secition!

Members: 182
Latest Activity: Mar 30

Welcome to everything 6 string!

The Photo above is a super cool guitar!!!
Built by Fernando Amorim SmokeBoxBlues

This is a place to post anything and everyting 6 string...plans, guitar shots and vids..



Discussion Forum

I went out on a limb and built one.

Started by Joe "Mojo" Devine. Last reply by Joe "Mojo" Devine Nov 14, 2013. 21 Replies

Hi,Like I stated. I have built one. A strat neck, elec. and hardware of the same. Used a Rocky Patel cgb. I learned a lot, but now I have even more questions. In time I guess they will all be…Continue

Attaching a electric guitar neck to box?

Started by Loco. Last reply by DjSchmeeJ Aug 8, 2013. 5 Replies

What's good everyone?Wondering how to attach a neck to a cigar box..not a handmade neck I know how to do that..my neck is from an electric guitar neck my brother gave me. I took the guitar apart so I…Continue

tools for neck shaping?

Started by Dominic Flores. Last reply by Dominic Flores Jun 23, 2013. 2 Replies

I'm building a six string. I've got a good piece of maple and I'm shaping the neck from that. What tools do people use for this? I've seen a lot of videos on youtube where guys seem to be just…Continue

Cigar box size for a 6 stringer?

Started by Loco. Last reply by OldNick May 15, 2013. 5 Replies

What's good everyoneI'm looking to start my first 6 string CBG. Wondering what is a proper size to use for this build. I wanted a good size cause I'm not a fan of small cigar boxes for 6…Continue

Tags: size, box, Cigar

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Comment by john keith bean on January 26, 2014 at 8:58am

farmer ted  yes I had a few omg moments but a quick wipe across my forehead

and OK.20 years ago I would have gone through 200 cigarettes making this it was quite a challenge.jkb

Comment by john keith bean on January 26, 2014 at 8:50am

"cazicaster"rear view

Comment by john keith bean on January 26, 2014 at 8:44am

"cazicaster" inside piece added to fix bridge and tailpiece to

Comment by Scott aka Farmer Ted on January 26, 2014 at 8:43am

Understand. Cutting into a nice humidor is a "don't mess this up" moment. Wish someone would gift a humidor my way...great job.

Comment by john keith bean on January 26, 2014 at 8:40am

"cazicaster" side view

Comment by john keith bean on January 26, 2014 at 8:36am

"casicaster"side view

Comment by john keith bean on January 26, 2014 at 8:33am

"cazicaster"vintage strat type neck (perfect match}.resonator soundhole covers.

chrome corners.6 piezo pickups in bridge. 4 band eq. strat type jack plate.1/4

dollar insert in headstock.chrome tailpiece.martin light strings,sounds amazing

through accoustic amp.

Comment by john keith bean on January 26, 2014 at 8:22am

OMG this going to be like treading on eggshells.

Comment by john keith bean on January 26, 2014 at 8:16am

heres a nice box,my daughter said.happy xmas,make a guitar out of this.

Comment by john keith bean on January 26, 2014 at 7:42am

thanks farmer ted,I am a bit long in the tooth,but you explained the answer

like a pro.I'll post some photos soon.cheers.jkb

 

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