I have now filled a fourth box of short pieces from a inch or two up to maybe a foot. Any good ways to store these, or do you toss/burn them or do something else? They can always be used for a…Continue
I was drilling large tuner holes for a u-bass cbg when the wood let go. Only real harm was the time lost and the small piece of wood, but some anger management was required. Not sure if it was the…Continue
Ran across the unfinished box and compared it to the varnished one I did about a year and a half ago, actually my first cbg. I bought two of the same box in case I totally messed up the first one. …Continue
Thought I'd post this one, it was my second build. Box was scrap hardwood flooring, the tongue side made a great recess for the plate. The bottom is scrap thin ply of unknown origin. The neck is the unique feature, it is half of a hickory branch that was originally intended for a bow but I decided the the knots and kink are beyond my bowyer abilities. The kink made the string break for the tuners. The action is no action, with the curvy branch it is slide only for this one. I passed…Continue
Hi all, just joined this group after taking for a while I thought I would try to give some back. I have made a few projects so far, this is the first....
My First Cigar Box Guitar
After stumbling across the whole Cigar Box Guitar thing (not sure where I originally found it) I decided to make one. I got into making bows a few years ago and while I still enjoy it there comes a point where making another meets the quantity I already have x the effort x skill and so on. Having…Continue