Rob
  • Male
  • United Kingdom
Share on Facebook
Share
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions (35)
  • Events
  • Groups
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Rob's Friends

  • Richard Dean

Rob's Discussions

Cigar Box Resonator - Advice Please With Pics

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans 8 hours ago. 37 Replies

Just need a good confidence boost here chaps.This is my project, I have put a maple centre block in a cut my neck joint which I am worried it too shallow? I have a cone to put in place and a gibson…Continue

Tags: blue, pelham, box, cigar, Resonator

Paint Job - Opinions wanted!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob 14 hours ago. 4 Replies

Guys,Ill upload a photo tomorrow....But I have a maple neck with rosewood fretboard... 6 string big thick box but no real nice cigar box detail.I am thinking about keeping the bottom half of the box…Continue

Setting out to make sure scale length is perfect

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Feb 11. 3 Replies

Hi All,I am about to start a 6 string resonator.How do I lay it all out so the scale length is perfect? I guess its even harder with a cone as you can adjust the intonation?Do I chop and fit the neck…Continue

Tags: resonator, length, Scale

Setting out from the beginning - Resonator 6 String

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Apr 26, 2017. 8 Replies

Hey all,So I have decided what I am going to build, a resonator 6 string :)I have bought my neck and cone... And I am ready to get started.Silly question.... where do I start?!I guess I need to fit…Continue

 

Rob's Page

Latest Activity

Taffy Evans replied to Rob's discussion Cigar Box Resonator - Advice Please With Pics
"Hi Rob, by using a heal I can move the neck forward more (2 holes in neck block 2 screw holes on heal) for better placing of saddle position. Taff"
8 hours ago
Richard Dean replied to Rob's discussion Cigar Box Resonator - Advice Please With Pics
"See what you did Rob, ya went and got me starting back on my reso."
8 hours ago
Rob replied to Rob's discussion Cigar Box Resonator - Advice Please With Pics
"Thanks taff! Tomorrow I was planning on measuring the scale and finding where to cut out for the cone. So I will do as you suggest and use a straight edge and work out where the bridge will be. I hope I get it right!!!!! Still use the stewmac…"
9 hours ago
Taffy Evans replied to Rob's discussion Cigar Box Resonator - Advice Please With Pics
"Hi, I normally place a straight edge along the fingerboard and measure the projected height the saddle position. Then add the string height and thats the ball park saddle/bridge height prior to fine tuning.  Its hard to judge if the back angle…"
10 hours ago
Rob replied to Rob's discussion Paint Job - Opinions wanted!
"Im going to do it.... awesome!"
14 hours ago
Richard Dean replied to Rob's discussion Cigar Box Resonator - Advice Please With Pics
"it's perfect!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1"
15 hours ago
Rob replied to Rob's discussion Cigar Box Resonator - Advice Please With Pics
"I dont think its all the way down in the pocket quite yet... I just pushed it in qickly to ask your opinion ;) Do you think I need to make it lower? I was worried the whole thing needed to drop a further few mill...."
15 hours ago
Richard Dean replied to Rob's discussion Cigar Box Resonator - Advice Please With Pics
"I like the back angle"
15 hours ago
Rob replied to Rob's discussion Cigar Box Resonator - Advice Please With Pics
16 hours ago
Rob replied to Rob's discussion Cigar Box Resonator - Advice Please With Pics
"So I went for it and adjusted the neck :) Seems OK so far..... What do you reckon?"
17 hours ago
David L. replied to Rob's discussion Paint Job - Opinions wanted!
"Having just looked at what a Pelhan Blue guitar looks like I would go for that."
yesterday
Paul Craig replied to Rob's discussion Paint Job - Opinions wanted!
"Go for it. I have a Cedar Box guitar that's stained Ebony with Tru-Oil finish and a CBG painted with Lime Green Glitterblast."
yesterday
Richard Dean replied to Rob's discussion Cigar Box Resonator - Advice Please With Pics
"That last pic is a really great idea for his 6 string, and I love the fact you used a compensated saddle, makes positioning the reso cone a lot easier, probably a lot less adjusting the biscuit here's what my neck/fretboard looks like with…"
Friday
Richard Dean replied to Rob's discussion Cigar Box Resonator - Advice Please With Pics
"scroll saw, just printed off the internet, traced onto the top, flipped pattern for opposite side."
Friday
David L. replied to Rob's discussion Cigar Box Resonator - Advice Please With Pics
"And the photo of the hardtail base as a tail piece"
Friday
Rob replied to Rob's discussion Cigar Box Resonator - Advice Please With Pics
"I guess it will be hard to use a hinge as I am building a six string, so I will be happy to by a trap tailpiece. But I cant see how this will touch the cone? "
Friday

Profile Information

How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Online
How many instruments have you built so far?
0
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Love the instrument

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Cigar Box Nation to add comments!

Join Cigar Box Nation

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation?How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources

Forum

Hidden Humbucker

Started by Jack Noller in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by the anonymous pick 6 hours ago. 2 Replies

How to Set Up a Seasick Steve 3-String Guitar

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com in Feature Articles. Last reply by Jeff 'Bones' Reilly 9 hours ago. 3 Replies

Sustain

Started by Swamp Dawg Primal Music in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by JL 13 hours ago. 20 Replies

Can’t find wiring for odd pickup

Started by Jon Leslie/Runaway Veal Music in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Korrigan on Saturday. 30 Replies

Resonator science

Started by Joe Williams in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Hal Robertson on Friday. 5 Replies

Latest Activity

Stephen Cohen posted a photo
6 minutes ago
Andries D. EKER commented on Andries D. EKER's video
Thumbnail

The HangMan A D Eker 2018

"Well Steve, its a program called Adobe Premiere Elements 2018, been looking for that some time, its…"
17 minutes ago
Jeff 'Bones' Reilly posted a photo

#2Parlour Progress

Mocked up Monday but on a Tuesday......
43 minutes ago
JB commented on Jim_in_Tucson's photo
Thumbnail

Swamp Punk Zen

"Sweet! I can dig it!!!"
1 hour ago
JB liked Jim_in_Tucson's photo
1 hour ago
JB liked Markus Gaiser's blog post Diddley Bow
1 hour ago
Muddy Creek Guitars commented on Paul Keener 's video
Thumbnail

Love You Dearly

"Nice song, love that reso tone!"
2 hours ago
the anonymous pick commented on Bob Wurster's photo
Thumbnail

IMG_0690

"haa .. luv it ;-)"
2 hours ago
Muddy Creek Guitars commented on Clarky's video
2 hours ago
the anonymous pick commented on Angry Rooster Guitars's photo
2 hours ago
Muddy Creek Guitars liked Clarky's video
2 hours ago
Jeff 'Bones' Reilly commented on Jeff 'Bones' Reilly's photo
Thumbnail

#2 Parlour Progress

"But no but no just another CBG ... Hey UJ . ;-)"
3 hours ago

Music

Loading…

© 2018   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service