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How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Fred Johnson on Wednesday. 41 Replies

How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build compared to a regular cbg? Thanks, Bill

Videos on How to play Lowebows??

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat Jun 21, 2015. 1 Reply

Are there any videos out there on how to specifically play a Lowebow?? I am intrigued by this contraption.....Thanks, BillContinue

 

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Michael Fred Johnson replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"This is a cat bowl reso.You can see through sound hole the top of the through neck cut out to pass under the bowl,the underside is also cut away to clear the back"
Wednesday
Michael Fred Johnson replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"Thanks Taff"
Tuesday
Michael Fred Johnson replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"That's enough for six guitars!Here's another variation"
Tuesday
Kigar replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"I have a 2x2 foot chunk of 0.02" (0.5mm) piece of copper flashing looking for a project. Yet another one (or more) for the list!"
Tuesday
Taffy Evans replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"Nice collection off CBG's there. Taff"
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Michael Fred Johnson replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"Feel free to steal away!"
Monday
Nathan Binns replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"I love this. I've developed a fondness for copper. You could even put etchings onto something like this I bet.  *stealing idea* :)"
Monday
Snuffy Smith replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"Well, this is good to know. I just ordered a resonator CBG from a builder. Makes me glad that I ordered it with an aluminum "Lightning" Charles Atchison resonator cone and cover, and not a dog bowl or paint lid. So, interesting to hear…"
Jan 14
Michael Fred Johnson replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"The copper came from a scrap hot water cylinder,it's 0.62mm thick.The holes were cut with a piercing saw(must have snapped about 10 blades).The bowl was hollowed on a wooden dish."
Jan 14
Kigar replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"Love the copper ones, do you know the thickness of the copper sheets? Did you shape the bowl and cut the holes or buy it that way?"
Jan 13
Michael Fred Johnson replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"The best sounding resonators I've built have used a uke cone and cover assembly. With the dog and cat bowls I think you need a roomy box made from thin material 1/8" ply has worked well, the best one in the group here is the simplest,no…"
Jan 13
Paul Craig replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"Awesome Taffy."
Jan 12
Paul Craig replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"You could name it Samantha. LOL I found a cast aluminum top for a pot that has a good ring to it, so what ever works."
Jan 12
Paul Craig replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"See, all the banging and clanking paid off."
Jan 12
Taffy Evans replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"I chose this hub cap as it has minimal folds to restrict any vibrations and the fact that it is suspended around its edge by all those spokes, may make it work even better. Plus the fact there will be twelve strings driving it. Its in a solid…"
Jan 11
Nathan Binns replied to Curio Bill's discussion How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build?
"I was one of those guys. At Walmart, every single pet store and dollar store. I looked at a lot of bowls. Most of them I'd flick the side and they were dull, had weird cutouts or goofy looking dog bones or paws. I finally found a…"
Jan 11

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