"Go to the "big box " hardware stores ... or maybe even a very good local one and look for the sink and tub small parts section. Look for snap in sink or shower strainers.
Maybe even check out a plumbers supply if you have one.
"thank you for the advice my income just went down alot so i can afford to purchase a heck of a lot but I have beeen on this project for a while thank you, I will try the yey bolt first then the other methods"
"#1 - i would avoid pvc. 1x2 pine is just as cheap, just as easy to work with, and it's square, which is much better for mounting to other stuff
#2 - plastic zip ties make poor frets. i've tried them. they're soft and muddle the sound…"
"Keep reading on here, that is a toy compared to what the members in here are making. You can do better and will be happier with good tuners in the end. I tried eye bolts and got a one string to work pretty well, but the cheap store bought tuners are…"
"Yeah, do a search ..... google is your friend ..... and you can find instruction on how to make a reamer and tper jig for wooden pegs. It's a lot o work, no-doubt, but when I done it is was tres cool!
That headstock/neck was made from a typical 1x2, so the neck and headstock is 1.5 inches wide, .75 inches deep. The eye bolts, I've since forgotten what size they were... but if ya went to your hardware store and bought some, just look for some that look big enough to drill a hole through the shaft of (assuming you were gonna do the same thing I did).
If ya have any other questions, don't hesitate to ask!
Welcome aboard, Charles! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBU, CBB, etc.) Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc.).