I love all builds, I love the blues. With this build I wanted to take it way back into the deep shadow side of the blues and the idea or transformation. The pyrography on back is a Maori symbol for…Continue
"That is insane man, those finger stretches, tension, finger picking..."happy strumming" That kid kills it! And I live in the land where the ukulele is king, guitars are serfs and CBG's are unheard of! He could come over here and his…"
"Yup, I've seen what that young guy named Jake from Japan can do with an Uke, just imagining what the right 7 year old could do in 4 or 5 years after getting one of these under the X-Mas tree and having some piano lessons on the side..."
"@Jim_in_Tucson Sorry Jim I called you John, I hope I can edit that. Saw yours and wanted show you one of mine. Collapsed top rebuilt and a bowed "wonk" neck "slide-rod" from the 30's I'm into about $35 for."
"I believe JN is about to make some $$$
I'm going to regress about 30 years or so for a line or two...
$50 says that beard is fake
$50 says the accent is fake
Ok, it was going to happen. He definetely knows nothing about the history of…"
"@Uncle John Ya, mango rates pretty high on the density level. I need to ask around about the blackheart potential to break when I go hang out with the real men/carpenters who basically give me this stuff and koa. It's kind of why I decided…"
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The diversity of the movement, the sharing/transparency of builder knowledge ( I hope my blinders aren't on here???) and my love of the blues that took me to live in New Orleans in the mid 1990's where most guitar players were tuned to open, playing slide, wail'in the blues. Son House, Mississippi Sheiks...
Yeah,, shouldve got pictures during building.. its a butterfly hinge coming off the box with the bolt n ball coming thru the middle hole.. bolts run from the holes either side down to the pedal plate under the box with a spring in between.. hope that makes some sense.