Forrest Johnson
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  • Independence, OR
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Forrest Johnson replied to Andy Busch's discussion Using zip ties for frets in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I used zip ties for a Uke and the work fairly well. I set the pull tabs on the top of the fingerboard and rounded the corners just a bit so they would lie flat. They do shift around sometimes, so you might want to mark the board where the fret…"
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This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.Keep in mind that new builders can find other great informative articles on CBG building, as well as most of the parts you'll need, over at C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply!See More
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Through the book "Made By Hand: Finding Meaning in a Throw Away World"
How many instruments have you built so far?
20 or 30?
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I love the challenge of reclaiming as much material as possible. I see my building as an ethical statement as well as something fun and artistic.

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At 1:05am on October 23, 2016, Hard luck chuck said…
Hi Forrest - I just discovered you're in OR too. My iPad doesn't let me view your videos, I'll have to check them out when I'm near a PC. I did run through your photos, pretty cool stuff you've built.
At 2:24pm on August 19, 2014, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks Forrest

 
 
 

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