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virtual builds

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lonman Dec 23, 2017. 3 Replies

in another post i mentioned that i've been an artist my entire life and i now work in an app called sketchclub...  below are examples of a many layered drawing where i can turn layers on and off and…Continue

pricing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerry Jordan Jan 17. 23 Replies

how y'all doin'? my name is mike and forgive (or appreciate) my penchant for selective capitalization and punctuation... i love writing! i love art! started as a wee one and been drawing to this day…Continue

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piezo advice

Started this discussion. Last reply by Uncle Toad Jun 7, 2015. 12 Replies

i noticed when going to buy piezo disc pickups that different sizes have different resonant frequencies... anyone have any useful advice about that?thanks :)Continue

Tags: pickups, piezo, electronics

 

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Jerry Jordan replied to Mike's discussion pricing
"Yes .,.,well said Sparky.,,.and you do have some beautiful "over the top" builds under your belt.,,.I'd love to own one.,.,Yeah I still feel the joy at the end of every build when I get to play a new guitar that was just born.,,.and…"
Jan 17
Rose Ericson replied to Mike's discussion pricing
"Well said Sparky"
Jan 17
sparky37 replied to Mike's discussion pricing
"I think I understand what your saying, but sometimes earning money isn't always the final goal. Making the guitar your building now the best guitar you have ever made, all the while in the back of your mind planing the next guitar without the…"
Jan 17
Snuffy Smith replied to Mike's discussion pricing
"Well, I had to speed read this as it was just to long (and I like to write too). It's all relative. One man's trash is another man's treasure. One man's idea of a great built CBG is another man's version of a piece of junk.…"
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Lonman replied to Mike's discussion virtual builds
"very cool work. I'll stick to hand drawn then perhaps paint program. Hahaha"
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Richard Dean replied to Mike's discussion virtual builds
"I like your designs, one in particular....but it seemed like it was missing something, didn't flow right(my opinion only of course) so I took some liberty, what do you think of the top cutout versus your original bottom cutout, kind of a…"
Dec 22, 2017
Larry replied to Mike's discussion pricing
"Well, living here in RI on the East Coast CBG's, players and builders are rare. On the limited ocassios I play outside the house people are blown away. Everyone wants me to build one for them and I'm flattered but seeing I built less the…"
Dec 22, 2017
the anonymous pick replied to Mike's discussion pricing
"Even more confused , why selling to folks with alot of money ... would be affected by someone elses higher  prices ..... infact it's 2 reasons to raise yours . ;-)  ps..I wasnt  stating  the "bigger money" is more…"
Dec 22, 2017
the anonymous pick replied to Mike's discussion pricing
"As i said  " there is more to factor in" ,  and i shound not sound like i am lumping  everyone  either .  indeed  , what you are doing is more-so local limited customer base ,and  not "hurting"…"
Dec 22, 2017
Larry replied to Mike's discussion virtual builds
"I like your design style. I will find a box I like, look at it until I see what it will become. We all approach it in different ways that's art. It's just cool."
Dec 22, 2017
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Jerry Jordan replied to Mike's discussion pricing
"I don't think I really compete with anyone here.,,.my output is low.,.,I rarely sell online anymore.,most of my sales are people who saw the last one I built and want one. Many of my customers are low paid coworkers with families.,if my…"
Dec 22, 2017
Jerry Jordan replied to Mike's discussion pricing
"Milt I have seen your guitars and you are a Luthier.( A great one) I almost bought that paint lid tri-cone you had for sale.,.I am just an outlaw CBG builder.,basic tools.,.,no shop.,,but I have bent guitar sides in the bath tub and built 6 string…"
Dec 22, 2017
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virtual builds

in another post i mentioned that i've been an artist my entire life and i now work in an app called sketchclub...  below are examples of a many layered drawing where i can turn layers on and off and play with designs...  sorta like colorforms!  us old timers remember colorforms!i respectfully ask that you please don't steal my designs for resale. but if you want to use one for a personal build, go for it...…See More
Dec 22, 2017

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