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CBGs, cookie tins.. They're great.. But sometimes a neck is just too nice to stick in a recycled container...
And sometimes you just gotta rock out..

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Converting a 6 string solid body to 3 string solid body?

Started by Tex Pierce. Last reply by Tex Pierce Sep 30. 6 Replies

What would be the best string spacings and is it better to start in the middle of the neck or use upper or lower side? I have 2 solid body electrics, one a epi less paul II and a fender afinity tele.…Continue

Drifting into the Solid Body region of the Green Swamp

Started by G.S. Monroe Feb 27. 0 Replies

Hello, it's been a while since I've posted on CBN.Recently I've been focusing on solid body instruments, and this one just might inspire you to greater levels.This is a 26" Baritone Stick Dulcimer,…Continue

My 2nd first solid body guitar

Started by Nick Johnson. Last reply by Paul Craig May 28, 2016. 1 Reply

Hey everyone. I'm still…Continue

Richey Kay #49

Started by Richey Kay. Last reply by gary sheldon May 8, 2016. 7 Replies

My latest solid body build. 4 string…Continue

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Comment by Randy S. Bretz on March 8, 2017 at 5:59am

The Buckeye

Comment by Taffy Evans on February 27, 2017 at 5:32pm

Hi Craig, thanks for the comments. Top cap is Black Wattle the body is New Guinea Rosewood and it has EMG active pickups.

Cheers Taff

Comment by Paul Craig on February 26, 2017 at 2:08am

That a nice Thinline Taffy.

Comment by Taffy Evans on February 25, 2017 at 11:49pm

Hi Guy's, I don't think I have posted here before, too many groups.

Anyway, I see solid bodies are the go here so I'd like to show a few.

This first one has a lot of work in it, it uses my modified shape of the Tele, and is the only shape I use unless a customer come up with an idea. 

Cheers Taff

Comment by Paul Craig on February 14, 2017 at 3:11pm

Start them off young.

I tried getting my daughter interested when she was young, she went with the Clarinet instead and hasn't touched it for 12 years. Her son is 3 and seems to like drums for now. I'll get one hooked eventually. LOL 

Comment by Where's Uranus? on February 13, 2017 at 5:51pm
Comment by Where's Uranus? on February 13, 2017 at 5:42pm

I'd been wanting a nice long scale fretless, I had a porch rail neck on it earlier, but was digging the flat part. Maybe get some nice nylon coated strings for it.

Comment by Paul Craig on February 13, 2017 at 5:03pm

Comment by Paul Craig on February 13, 2017 at 5:01pm

I've got a Plywood Strat body that's the same color. I just put a metal pan in the center with a piezo. It will get a P90 in the neck and I'm making a neck for it now. It'll be a 6 string.

Comment by Where's Uranus? on February 13, 2017 at 9:18am

Repurposed old strat body, and a 1x3.

Tuned DGC. 35" scale. Two proofs of concept:

1. flat fretless fingerboards are fun.

2. you can use guitar tuners for bass strings.

 

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My 2nd first solid body guitar

Started by Nick Johnson. Last reply by Paul Craig May 28, 2016. 1 Reply

Richey Kay #49

Started by Richey Kay. Last reply by gary sheldon May 8, 2016. 7 Replies

Richey Kay #31 - my first solid body

Started by Richey Kay. Last reply by Richey Kay Jan 26, 2016. 5 Replies

Kensi, my Dark Fae Spellcaster

Started by Kel Wilson. Last reply by Matt McCarthy Dec 12, 2015. 6 Replies

electrify a solid body

Started by vinny brig. Last reply by Ricky Johnson Nov 10, 2015. 5 Replies

23 inch solid body Tenor Guitar #165

Started by G.S. Monroe. Last reply by The Phrygian Kid Nov 5, 2015. 3 Replies

Help

Started by Leadfoot T. Last reply by shane wagstaff Nov 4, 2015. 4 Replies

The Blacksnake

Started by Randy S. Bretz. Last reply by Randy S. Bretz Nov 25, 2014. 2 Replies

Blackwood resonators, June 2012

Started by The Phrygian Kid. Last reply by The Phrygian Kid Jan 13, 2013. 7 Replies

Are you ready for a Football Soild body CBG?

Started by Bob Lumpkin. Last reply by The Phrygian Kid Aug 19, 2012. 3 Replies

Cases

Started by Steve Terry. Last reply by Bob Lumpkin Aug 18, 2012. 2 Replies

fitting the neck to the body

Started by jabes. Last reply by The Phrygian Kid Jul 12, 2012. 3 Replies

Tailpieces

Started by Randy S. Bretz. Last reply by Wichita Sam May 18, 2012. 3 Replies

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