"Naivete...When I started peeling the paper from the edges I found the sides and bottom were 1/8" plywood with a very thin cedar veneer, and the heavy top was MDF (!!!) with the same very thin cedar veneer. Hmmpfff...
"I got this hairbrained idea to look for 4, 6, maybe 8 of the same kind of cigar box and take them apart, and 'bookmatch' or however else I could make a larger top and bottom to make a larger instrument.
I stopped somewhere last…"
"Check past the diy stores and I'll bet you'll find some building supplies that normally deal with contractors that have selections of other woods suitable for building CBGs. If you're in a large city you may have to hunt, but a…"
"Thanks for the reply murray ive managed to find a place that does them at £5 a box and its not too far from me,I know what youre saying about the next our local diy store dosent sell any wood other than pine,ive managed to get a length…"
"I am probably undermining some niche market, but I would suggest asking if someone would be kind enough to quote shipping one from where they are abundant (they aren't very heavy), so you have the option of buying local with a 'sanity…"
Hi im looking to start getting stuff together to build my first cbg i really like the look of the punch cigar boxes that ive seen are they hard to get hold of ?how much should i be looking to pay for one in the uk cheers