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Plans for an amp "Head" Case?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kigar Feb 15. 2 Replies

Morning from the cloudy and overcast parts of central florida!Ive been building guitars (1-2 a year) from plans for a few years, prior to that I had ZERO skill with tools of any kind.I pickup- a…Continue

Acoustic pickups

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jerome Hess Feb 1, 2014. 4 Replies

A related question to the CANJO but for CBG's in generalLast one I made, I used a generic 4 wire humbucker and used a "rotary split pot along w/ a volume controlthat way I could 'dial in; a single…Continue

Canjo building question

Started this discussion. Last reply by PKB Feb 1, 2014. 15 Replies

OK, I want to try a banjo, even a cheap one is $250 so enter the CANJOThe ones Ive seen sound pretty good, so I went to the craft store and found what i think is an interesting cookie tin that MAY…Continue

 

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Kigar replied to Jerome Hess's discussion Plans for an amp "Head" Case?
"Maybe you could go on a hunt for a donor cabinet.  Lots of small amps are made this way using cigar boxes.  For a bigger cabinet, a wine box, old speaker, old wooden case for a power tool or projector or something.   Even an old…"
Feb 15
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Plans for an amp "Head" Case?

Morning from the cloudy and overcast parts of central florida!Ive been building guitars (1-2 a year) from plans for a few years, prior to that I had ZERO skill with tools of any kind.I pickup- a drill my wife calls 911. so in theory making guitars and amps should be well out of my skill range but so far everything seems to be working ok.HOWEVER, after building 3 CBG's and 1 Cookie Tin Banjo, I have discovered 3 hery important thinks1) My "from scratch" necks are the most God awful necks ever…See More
Feb 15

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