Hi all I have just finished building my 1st guitar out of 6.5 mm plywood and a hard wood neck.Ive strung it and tuned it to DGD when strumming the strings open,BUT as soon as I put my fingers on the…Continue
"Hello, I looked at your picture and I am wondering do you mean flat sounding acoustically or amplified? Looking at the pic I would say make sure your strings have enough tension for their respective gauges, so they ring well, and you may need to…"
"Hi, I feel your problem may stem from a number of the already mentioned issues. Any one on their own and you may get away with it. Put them all together and you get what you are getting,
for example considerations are:
" Looks like your bridge is to far back on the box , and the your fret markers are not flush with your finger board. Can not tell what the scale length is or what string weights you used. Just my opinion."
"Hey I just pulled out my fretless and tried to play it with my fingers only (which is an amazing idea if only it worked) all I got was mud. So try to find something to use as a slide ( Shane Speal uses a 3/4 inch socket) see if it rings with the…"
Usually a fretless is played with a slide only. If I fret a note on a fretless CBG it won't ring out like a fretted one, it will sound like "mwahhh". (My approxamation). Kind of dull and muddy. Hope this helps!"
It is fret less guitar , all the strings sound flat with little sound the notes are very flat sounds like when you push hard on a ukulele and strangle the strings if you know what I mean.
Hi all I have just finished building my 1st guitar out of 6.5 mm plywood and a hard wood neck.Ive strung it and tuned it to DGD when strumming the strings open,BUT as soon as I put my fingers on the strings it sounds very flat, not sure what the problem is just hope someone my be able to help.cheersMurray See More