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Cigar Box Violin / Fiddle - How to attach the neck and bracing needed.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Fleischer Jan 8, 2017. 8 Replies

Hello all: I'm getting ready to (attempt to) build a CB violin. I have a cheap fiddle that I can use to check tolerances and stuff but what I'm Wresting with is how to attach the neck (its an actual…Continue

Tags: bracing, neck, fiddle, violin

Wiring a mag pickup and doing something wrong...any ideas are greatly appreciated!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Fleischer Aug 19, 2011. 11 Replies

Just got a flat pu from Elmar. This is the first time wiring up my own harneness. I'm confident my wiring is correct but there's definitely something wrong. I get almost no variation when adjusting…Continue

Las Cabrillas Desoto Natural Box

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Fleischer Aug 8, 2011. 2 Replies

I'm in need of a Las Cabrillas Desoto Natural Cigar Box. I actually only need the lid but I doubt I'd be that lucky where someone would just have an extra lid lying around that they don't need. I'll…Continue

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Las Cabrillas Balboa box

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Fleischer Jun 8, 2010. 5 Replies

Does anyone have a Las Cabrillas Balboa box they would be willing to part with. I have a couple of nice boxes that I'd be willing to trade for one or buy outright. I've got a nice big white Torano…Continue

 

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Started playing guitar in a rock cover band at age 15. A few years later decided to focus more on the keys...primarily Hammond B3. Still played guitar some, but mostly keys. 40 years later built my first cigar box guitar. Have built 30 in all including a lap steel, vox tear drop style 4 string and a cookie tin banjo/dulci strummer. Sold all but 7 of them. I still can't play them all that well but they are still a blast. In 2012, after 47 years, I gave up performing publicly and now do some writing and multi track recording. Learned about CBN from searching the web. Been the best resourse ever!
How many instruments have you built so far?
25 or 30 -- CBG's, fiddles, ukuleles, canjos, resos, kalimbas, cajons, lap steels
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I find that building guitars creates a mixture of feelings and emotions for me. They frustrate me and stress me at times but give me a tremendous sense of satisfaction and enjoyment other times. I'm retired and being able to build CBG's is very rewarding. I never build 2 the same way so each one creates a different set of challenges. They all have their own unique nuances and qualities. They keep my mind sharp and that's good for anyone, young or old.

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"very cool. do you have any pics of the inside or maybe some sound demos?"
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fiddle find

Scored this fiddle yesterday. Neck was popped off and it needs new strings. 3 (three) freaking dollars!!! That's what I'm talking about!
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Tim Fleischer replied to J.D.'s discussion Cheap meatal spatula for a tail piece. Good Idea or no?
"Mine was a cheap find...like $3 from the thrift store. It is pretty heavy gauge though. I also cut it down some. It works great!!!"
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Something a little different for me

After some 20 or so CBG builds of all kinds I tried my hand at something different for the last two builds. Gotta admit, it was kind of refreshing to try something new and different. Violin and Tenor Ukulele.
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At 6:49pm on January 24, 2016, Darryl Tuttle said…

that Vox build is awesome..nice finish on it

At 8:03pm on June 22, 2015, darren brown said…

thanks Tim

At 1:10pm on February 6, 2015, Primitive Acoustics said…

Tim, I think that pick guard looks great!

At 1:01pm on February 1, 2014, Willardj said…

HOWDY TIM,,,,,great music your playin...

At 5:02am on July 31, 2013, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi there Tim, you got some nice builds up there tim! That pirate six stringer sjuuuuur looks nice! how does it sound? dubbel pick up,dubbel fun? Greetzz A.D.

At 7:20am on November 25, 2012, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Glad to have been of assistance

At 7:43am on November 5, 2012, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Sit the pipe where you want to locate it,half fill with hot glue,put in the piezo, fill to the top with more glue.

It's a basic piezo disc from Maplin with twin core screened audio lead replacing the original wires.Sounds great for the cost 

At 12:48am on November 4, 2012, Brendan Hopkins said…

Hey thanks Tim! I appreciate it!

At 10:01am on March 12, 2012, Dan Sleep said…

Is it Wfret? If so, do a search for Wfret download, and it is on a page called spaceports. I am at work and it won't let me past the link to it.

 

But try http://www.europa.spaceports.com and look about half way down the page.

 

At 3:27pm on January 8, 2012, darren brown said…

thanks tim took a couple years to work that bridge out too were i like them .

 
 
 

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