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Andertons and oil can guitars

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Nov 5, 2017. 8 Replies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybPKBglBVrEi think some of our UK guys need to educate these gentlemen...lolContinue

Folding Guitar stand found on youtube...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lane Martin Oct 27, 2017. 1 Reply

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKEmb6OUH3ghe also made a guitar hard case a few episodes earlier...…Continue

a good Robert Johnson style blues lesson for 6 string acoustic

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kirk Oct 6, 2017. 1 Reply

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z41ekoH3gZMthis guy is quite good and has tutorials in various stylesContinue

time for a little precussion....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dano Schultz Aug 5, 2017. 1 Reply

here is something that showed up on facebook tonight.... quite a simple device but some quite complex rythms  easily achieved... the guy does 2 differen timings in each hand !!…Continue

 

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Timothy Hunter replied to lawntrout guitars's discussion hacking honeytone amp into a cigar box
"it should still work without the metal bar.  jumpers might be needed if you hear more noise.."
Feb 9
Timothy Hunter replied to Taffy Evans's discussion Fretless neck Capo Mk 1
"from idea to working prototype in a couple of days.. well done taffy"
Feb 3
Timothy Hunter replied to Murray Thompson's discussion Flat sounding strings
"is the sound board 6.5 mm ?  could be its too thick? do you have any sound holes that might help too."
Feb 3
Timothy Hunter replied to Uncle John's discussion First Annual Sunny California VIRTUAL CBG & Roots Music Fest ~ February 2nd until ????
"https://www.facebook.com/news.com.au/videos/2055383437822352/ having a bit of trouble... just got knocked of my bike....bikes a write off... damn roo just hopped off into the bush.."
Jan 30
Timothy Hunter replied to Uncle John's discussion First Annual Sunny California VIRTUAL CBG & Roots Music Fest ~ February 2nd until ????
"got you covered UJ , got the packed and got the  esky ready and full of to keep the  cool and packed my  Bugger, its Australia Day weekend.....  remind me to restock for the shindig after i sober up about mid February..."
Jan 25
Timothy Hunter replied to Richard Dean's discussion Flipping youtube video's if your a "Lefty" easy instructions
"flip this does work but i agree it does seem not to work sometimes... i have 3 monitors and chrome on all 3 with multiple tabs... i think that confused it a lot..lol flip in x is the trick."
Jan 25
Timothy Hunter replied to Richard Dean's discussion Flipping youtube video's if your a "Lefty" easy instructions
"do not try the firefox version of "flip this" its not by the same people and it wants you to sign in then tries to force you to sing up for stuff you dont want.. The Chrome version works once you figure it out. "
Jan 25
Timothy Hunter replied to Richard Dean's discussion Flipping youtube video's if your a "Lefty" easy instructions
"if you are using Chrome there is an extension called "flip this" it will let you rotate a page or flip it horizontal or vertical... a bit easier than all this... will check if there is a version for Firefox..... will edit to add if i can…"
Jan 25
Timothy Hunter replied to Paul Cezanne's discussion Trouble converting an old radio to an amp
"TR6 and TR7 are the audio output transistors.  this is something similar to the circuit. i think i could be wrong( probably) but the amp output stage seems close.."
Jan 22
Timothy Hunter replied to Paul Cezanne's discussion Trouble converting an old radio to an amp
"https://www.radiomuseum.org/r/sears_roeb_silvertone_700_1217.html looks like its a silvertone 700.  my first guess is that the input from the RF section will be to the base of T5, possibly biased via a resistor divider between gnd and bat + .…"
Jan 20
Timothy Hunter replied to Roland Wood's discussion Finally finished!!!
"no doubt it will, and the third and the fourth...lol"
Jan 18
Timothy Hunter replied to Roland Wood's discussion Finally finished!!!
"i think the neck is tilted in the other plane Taffy not front to back,  follow the string spacing down the neck.  totally not a criticism of the build. i dont think mine is exactly straight either..lol"
Jan 18
Timothy Hunter replied to Paul Cezanne's discussion Trouble converting an old radio to an amp
"i think this is what you are trying to do. i think that volume pot is between the preamp and power amp sections. your rod piezeo doesnt have enough to drive the amp section and you havent isolated the Rf or radio section.  radio was not my…"
Jan 18
Timothy Hunter replied to Roland Wood's discussion Finally finished!!!
"not square to the body.. canted over at an angle..."
Jan 17
Timothy Hunter replied to Taffy Evans's discussion Shop/homemade tools and & Jigs
"should be able to modify my old bottle capper . gone to PET bottles for home brew now..."
Jan 17
Timothy Hunter replied to Calvin Harris's discussion My first build
"that is one pretty CBG, well done.. whats it sound like?"
Jan 16

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
cigar box guitar.com
How many instruments have you built so far?
3/4 3 string , 1/4 of a Uke
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The simplicity, and the freedom to build it any way you desire. There are no rules!

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neck fretted and how not to do it!

Posted on February 14, 2017 at 8:23am 5 Comments

finally got the nerve to fret the neck and ran out of glue half way through. so i got some more glue today i am using Loctite Gel Control in a silver bottle with blue side grips. worth the $5.80 AUD it cost. the other glues i tried either took too long to set or soaked into the wood and didnt…

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first build part 2

Posted on September 4, 2016 at 7:22am 13 Comments

Design parameters

600mm scale length, 20 frets. cigar box is 270 x170x50 mm

threaded rod as nut and bridge

string through on 35 mm overhang

neck%20layout.pdf …

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first build log.

Posted on September 3, 2016 at 12:30am 3 Comments

Hi everyone, my name is tim.

I have been playing guitar on and off ( mostly off tune) since i was about 13 when my step father found a handmade guitar under someones house when he was installing telephones back in 1973.

 I have seen Cigar Box Guitars around over the years and always wanted to have a go with one. So i figure now is the time to start and after reading through the forums here and a intensive 3 week google self education binge it time!

I am going to start…

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At 3:46pm on April 20, 2017, Moritz Voegeli said…

Timothy hi, any idea how we could handle the induction pickup stuff in its rather impractical form it still exists?

 
 
 

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