Question for any/all builders here.Do any of you have a hard time utilizing old antiques and rare items in your builds, and I don't mean and old key for a saddle, I mean anything you have to alter to…Continue
Nope, not another what should I use, but what I did use and was extremely pleased.Just sold my "Gambler 4 string, and before I did, I changed the machine heads to better quality and more user…Continue
Nope, not building a Frankenstein monster, Halloween is over lol, with all the discussions as of late in regards to string tension and sound transference, what is considered the best or close to item…Continue
Having only been a member for a short time, I've still seen this topic queried over and over, and found it has been asked numerous times in the past, thought this might help some builders and buyers…Continue
Git was born a 6 string, can't even tell you what brand, was hodge podged together with all kinds of crap, First Act parts, Harmony neck and who knows what else, drilling in this body was atrocious, everything was askew big time, and junk parts that have been cobbled together over time.
Reason for this build, Step Son Christmas present, wife said he'd love another guitar, lost his old one. I said how? He pawned his old git to pay some bills, and lost his ticket after paying part of…Continue
Building an electric 3 string, not sure how acoustic it will be, might just dedicate a different one for that avenue, and this is another box for me. On another thread of mine..."Resonator build" I'm stealing the neck I had for it, for this build, the Res build is going a different direction.
Started to prep this box, getting ready to take it to the shop for some cutting(love the fact I don't have to build the box first)
Notice both the box lid where it meets the box and the…Continue
I have to say, I'm seriously amazed at their service, I was watching live for the first time the Gitty Gang Show, and multi tasked in another open window on my computer, placed an order for some frets, trunk corners and a fret board decal, and before I was done watching the show, I heard my email alert go off, my order had been shipped already, I figured nahhhhh- they just printed up a label for when they ship it, nope, within the hour after the show it was already tracking, it will be in my…Continue
OK, I want to make a few one stringers or Canjo's, but my question is;...why do some, well, many that I've seen, mostly fret-less ones, have such super high action??? They usually have a super high nut and or bridge and don't look like you could do much more than twang it open string. I've seen this here and other places where it looks nice but appears to be impossible to play. Are these just made by people as a novelty, or inexperience, or am I missing something.
I'm not talking…Continue