"Guitar machine tuning gears are all equal, except they're not. The vast majority have posts slightly less than 1/4" in dia. Many builders don't use the "bushings" as it looks too "finished". The base plates may be…"
Tuning pegs are obviously In my search for parts.I've visited the usual suspects, ebay, Stew Mac and goodle and have seen the base price for 6 economy pegs is about 9-12 bucks. I'm on my way to a electronics fixit shop in Falmouth Mass. It's been around for about 100,000 years and the folks there are a hoot (they rebuilt an old Garrard Turntable for me recently) and also have guitar parts scattered around in their store and invited me to take a look.My question(s) is/are10 Are these things…See More
"Welcome aboard, Steven! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBU, CBB, etc.) Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc.).
Most of all, have fun!"
"Thanks James! I need to stop thinking and get going. I've been pricing tuning pegs on ebay and the stew mac catalog. Looks like 6 for around $12 is pretty standard' Also looking at broekn guitars to see if there's somthing cheap I can…"
"HI, just thought I'd offer some encouragement - I built my first JBG (Jewelry Box Guitar) a few weeks back. I have no history of woodworking and had no tools other than the usual rusty things lying around the house for minor repairs. But I gave…"
This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.Keep in mind that new builders can find other great informative articles on CBG building, as well as most of the parts you'll need, over at C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply!See More
Welcome aboard, Steven! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBU, CBB, etc.) Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc.).