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Self buid Boxes - Advice apreciated

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat yesterday. 15 Replies

HelloI am going to built my own boxes.And some empirical values, hints and tipps would be helpfull.What kind of boxes do you built? With wich lumber?Thickness, bracing, etc?My plan ist to built- one…Continue

Tags: boxes, built

Learning new songs, jamming with the Artists, play solo or chords

Started this discussion. Last reply by Korrigan on Monday. 3 Replies

I didnt know if its better to post this as a Blogarticle or a Forum Post. I choosed the Blog but mention it here too, because i dont want you to miss this ;-)Here is something wich can help you…Continue

Tags: software, play, to, chords, learn

Need Resources, Book, DVD, Tabs, How to play frettless 3 String

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andreas Fischer yesterday. 11 Replies

As the Title say: I am looking for any resource to learn to play a frettless 3 string CBG.A Book or DVD would be great. Free stuff is always apreciated.No fretts, no more strings, just those 3…Continue

Tags: slide, frettless, string, 3, play

First built Questions - Scale lenght and Bridge Positions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andreas Fischer on Sunday. 21 Replies

I am going to built my first CBG. A frettless 3 string. My Box has 30x20cm (about 11,8x7,8 inch)1.I want many playable frets. Is 19 to much? That would mean joining point (neck/box) would be 21? What…Continue

Tags: bridge, position, size, box, length

 

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Cause the Blue rat replied to Andreas Fischer's discussion Self buid Boxes - Advice apreciated
"On my post is pretty much it. Very simple. Even the antique one i have is made that very same way. I' They use the paper as the hinge for the top. d replace the thin brads with glue. The one CBG I've been banging on for years is still…"
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Andreas Fischer replied to Andreas Fischer's discussion Need Resources, Book, DVD, Tabs, How to play frettless 3 String
"Oh i play "regular guitars" for many years already. So i have experiance with frets. My CBG has (burnt) fretmarks. And my first built will have marks too. But no real fretts"
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BeetleJuice! replied to Andreas Fischer's discussion Need Resources, Book, DVD, Tabs, How to play frettless 3 String
"I would like to offer advice, and hopefully it doesn't offend anyone, you'll do much better to learn a fretted cigar box guitar, to at least you'll need to properly mark out fret lines, if you can, get a fretted cigar box guitar…"
yesterday
Andreas Fischer replied to Andreas Fischer's discussion Need Resources, Book, DVD, Tabs, How to play frettless 3 String
"" I tend to collect as many beginner tutorials as I can afford. Ever teacher is a little different and each student learns in a different way too." I agree, and i dont mind to use several different resources, but sometimes it happens that…"
yesterday
Andreas Fischer replied to Andreas Fischer's discussion Self buid Boxes - Advice apreciated
"Cool, so i will also try without bracing for the plate (future built - first i gonna make one with a wooden top)"
yesterday
Andreas Fischer replied to Andreas Fischer's discussion Self buid Boxes - Advice apreciated
"Thanks, its indeed a long time since i last saw a real cigarbox (did quit smoking 9 years ago) i dont want to make "real copies" but its interesting to know how the real ones are made"
yesterday
Andreas Fischer replied to Andreas Fischer's discussion Self buid Boxes - Advice apreciated
""Thin stuff resonates better than thick stuff, sound comes off the top, but also out of the soundhole, I like to have both, the back also plays a part. Sides don't. " Thats good to know, thanks"
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Andreas Fischer replied to Andreas Fischer's discussion Self buid Boxes - Advice apreciated
"Thats probably a good advice i thinkI shouldnt think to much, ill just go and start my first one Anyway, if someone has another hint i am glad to take it ;-) Btw what do yopu do with 1300 guitars? Do you sell them?I am asure i will not built more…"
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John Sawyer replied to Andreas Fischer's discussion Self buid Boxes - Advice apreciated
"I use 1/2" poplar for the sides on License Plate guitars... I have also used 3mm (1/8") plywood for tops and bottoms...   With a neck-through design, I don't bother bracing the top..."
Wednesday
Cause the Blue rat replied to Andreas Fischer's discussion Self buid Boxes - Advice apreciated
"If your looking to copy a cigar box then make a simple cigar box.  All out of 1/4 ply. The back of the box is the total size of the box The two short sides are the thickness of the ply shorter than the two longs sides. The top of the box sits…"
Tuesday
Taffy Evans replied to Andreas Fischer's discussion Self buid Boxes - Advice apreciated
"Hi, Like CB john says, stop worrying and try it. That's what I did, I had not even seen this forum. I have already posted info re this, I don't know how to direct you to it though. Thin stuff resonates better that thick stuff, sound comes…"
Tuesday
rodger moore replied to Andreas Fischer's discussion Self buid Boxes - Advice apreciated
"Some very good ukuleles are being made of formica material. Also called HPL, high pressure laminate.  For regular plywood thin artic birch is a long time favorite."
Tuesday
rodger moore replied to Andreas Fischer's discussion Need Resources, Book, DVD, Tabs, How to play frettless 3 String
"I've been using Keni Lee Burgess' DVD purchased from ebay. $10.99 USD and he will ship internationally too. https://www.ebay.com/itm/332652798746?ViewItem=&item=332652798746 I know everyone wants one source, but I tend to collect as…"
Tuesday
Andreas Fischer replied to Russell Bryant's discussion Uncle Mark - My new favorite CBG lessons
"Great resource for a beginner, thanks for the hint"
Tuesday
ChickenboneJohn replied to Andreas Fischer's discussion Self buid Boxes - Advice apreciated
"Don't spent time thinking and worrying, just make a couple and see how they turn out, that's the best way of learning and improving. Often it is counter-intuitive - we've had great results with inferior material such as MDF and…"
Tuesday
T-Gripped replied to Andreas Fischer's discussion Self buid Boxes - Advice apreciated
"Those old plates are very rigid. I did not brace below it, with no discernible ill effects."
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Riffstation PRO for FREE - Playing Chord and or Solos

Posted on May 20, 2018 at 12:09pm 9 Comments

Do you know Riffstation?

Its cool. You play any MP3 and it give you the Chords.

This way you can play Songs you didnt know yet easily.

Its great fun and very usefull i think.

And at the Moment its free.

I just tought some of you may be interestet in it.

Do i need to mention that i am just another User of it and not in any relationship with Riffstation or Fender?

So if you play chords or solos, ,.... check iot out:…

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