"I have had good luck with spraying lacquer over the boxes (including the paper). I mask the fretboard and spray the box and neck at the same time. I am using a spray gun, but a rattle can should yield the same results. The paper is…"
"I have made CBDs with a 25.5 scale and they worked out fine. Not quite the volume of a "real" dulcimer, but adequate. When I went to a really short scale, for my grandsons, the sound suffered appreciably. The interesting thing was that by…"
"Say Bob, thanks for that link to Suntekstore. I've bought from them on ebay, but the store is nice for one stop shopping. Their stuff is so reasonable. I've had good luck with everything I got from them. "
"Thanks for the comment. As I continue to put this thing together I am seeing where a Lipsitck tube would be better. I've made it so streamline on the backside that I am not going to have a good way to hide the wires that will be…"
That looks very promising. I like the tuners mounted on the body. I went to suntekstore.com to send you the link for the pickup I used and they don't seem to have them anymore, which is a shame because they work so well.…"
"Thanks, I have it in rough form now. It started as a CBB but the Headless tuners I tried did not work. So I went to a Solid Oak board. I'll get some photos tonight. Thanks! I just love this place! Go…"