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Nails for frets?

I seem to remember seeing a post somewhere (maybe facebook) about someone using fine nails as fret wire. Any thoughts or has anyone tried i…

Started by Mike

8 Aug 1
Reply by Alan Robinson

Flea market finds

Inwas trying to start a new group but couldnt work out how or if i even can. So a discussion thread is what weve got for now. Flea market…

Started by Mike

0 Jul 24

Not just a lolly stick

It's just not a lolly stick-I see side fret markers. Some of these new lollipop s have a very strong stick . These will make some great fre…

Started by Wade

0 Jan 2, 2015

Save that box screw up!

Sometimes we measure twice, cut once and we (meaning I ) screw up the cut out on the box for the neck on a really nice box. Well, your worr…

Started by Wade

2 Dec 4, 2014
Reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry

CB string height gauge

Simple string height gauge I made from those wood inserts from the inside of a cigat box. I cut them into a long triangular shape. Then I s…

Started by Wade

2 Jul 9, 2014
Reply by Wade

Recycled stuff

I recently got into building & playing CBG's as a boatbuilder i am always looking for good timber & never pass a skip without havin…

Started by Keith 66

0 Jun 11, 2014

Free recycled Piezo pickups

As many of you may already know. Piezos can be made into a simple and effective contact pickup. Did you also know many can be found cheaply…

Started by Wade

19 Jul 3, 2013
Reply by Rob Brighton

Joining Lumber

Apologies as I already posted this in Baritone, before realising it probably belonged in here. My question is, I have a pile of 2x4 pieces…

Started by Where's Uranus?

8 Jun 4, 2013
Reply by Mark Lindsay

Fretboard radius

Was going to throw this container away and noticed It had a nice radius to the sides. I'm thinking of Filling it with plaster, covering wit…

Started by Wade

1 Feb 11, 2013
Reply by rusty case

Free grounding foil

I was ready to toss my foil coffee bag when it Occurred to me- this could make some great foil for grounding One of my builds. I may have t…

Started by Wade

0 Feb 10, 2013

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Nails for frets?

Started by Mike. Last reply by Alan Robinson Aug 1. 8 Replies

Flea market finds

Started by Mike Jul 24. 0 Replies

Not just a lolly stick

Started by Wade Jan 2, 2015. 0 Replies

Save that box screw up!

Started by Wade. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Dec 4, 2014. 2 Replies

CB string height gauge

Started by Wade. Last reply by Wade Jul 9, 2014. 2 Replies

Recycled stuff

Started by Keith 66 Jun 11, 2014. 0 Replies

Free recycled Piezo pickups

Started by Wade. Last reply by Rob Brighton Jul 3, 2013. 19 Replies

Joining Lumber

Started by Where's Uranus?. Last reply by Mark Lindsay Jun 4, 2013. 8 Replies

Fretboard radius

Started by Wade. Last reply by rusty case Feb 11, 2013. 1 Reply

Free grounding foil

Started by Wade Feb 10, 2013. 0 Replies

Free Fret dot markers

Started by Wade. Last reply by Mark Lindsay Feb 3, 2013. 23 Replies

Recycled tonewood

Started by rusty case. Last reply by rusty case Nov 21, 2012. 13 Replies

Low $ substitute for banjo face?

Started by rusty case. Last reply by rusty case Nov 18, 2012. 6 Replies

Cheapo strings

Started by Karl G. Siewert. Last reply by rusty case Aug 27, 2012. 4 Replies

Hand saw.

Started by Wade. Last reply by rusty case Aug 27, 2012. 2 Replies

Tennis, anyone?

Started by Order99. Last reply by Order99 Aug 18, 2012. 4 Replies

1/2 Priced Nuts and Saddles

Started by Claude. Last reply by Order99 Apr 8, 2012. 10 Replies

Sources of bone for nuts/etc...

Started by BT Cohosh. Last reply by Karl G. Siewert Mar 15, 2012. 13 Replies

Cheap and easy bottle neck slide polisher

Started by Steve Becker. Last reply by Jeff Powers Jan 29, 2012. 7 Replies

Tuner preference

Started by Earl William Birth III. Last reply by Wichita Sam Mar 25, 2011. 3 Replies

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