"thanks man, yea youre right, custom wounds would do the trick. these are vintage pickups i had in my shop, so i was happy to find a home for them. the new owner commented and said he loves the guitar. i told him to come to cb nation and join the…"
"clear caulk. just a drop though, not too much. better than crazy glue. oh yea and dont use silicone! its a mess and difficult to work with. clear latex caulk. comes out white, dries clear. not a bad gig..."
"This is real nice. I love the top. What did you use? Although, this will effect your scale length and tuning, did you experiment with the bridge placement. I wonder what it would sound like with the bridge dead center. It seems to me, it would…"
mine are grown and gone and i'm now trying to protect the creative side of humanity for my grand daughter who is 9 months old and loves already to waggle her diapers to music, people seems to forget the guys who made the licks learned them half the time on the wall of a shack with wire and a few nails, we need to encourage and not stifle the ability to make it from scratch with our hands.
actually i have my first solo show open now, though I usually do album cover art, the show seems to be going well, I've been terribly short on time since Christmas and feel guilty that I haven't been keeping up with the goings on here as often as I'd like, though I do also have an open question as to anyone who does youth workshops with an opportunity to make an instrument as well as learn to play it a little. It looks like our local music festival can get a grant to accomplish something of t6he sort and i think it would be a great thing to get kids involved with. Nice to meet you
I did trace the f-holes on the Cohiba Zeeba, but I used a template that I designed from scratch. I've got a relatively simple way to design f-holes, it's seemed to work pretty well for me thus far. Lately I've been thinking I may have to make a video of my "method" and post it up here. Anyway man, thank you for the kind words! I appreciate them very much!
Welcome aboard, Doug! 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.).