There are, I'm guessing, thousands of you out there. You're clearly not all from south of the Mason/Dixon- this spirited venture would appear to encompass the whole of N America and Europe. So- we…Continue
"Hi Rob, and happy new year!
Much will depend on your style of playing. If you tend towards a rougher, rhythm-based approach, a piezo will pick up every single knock and scratch on the box. Moreover, I personally think that they give a…"
"Actually Jeff, most of them come off pretty clean- see RtB#3. Because I treat the outside of the box with linseed oil any residual gum doesn't show. I leave the tax label and the little bronze one on, but everything else looks tacky,…"
"Yeah, although it's a very diverse community, we are all afflicted with panatelacapsamania ( I just invented that word (Latin - cigar box obsession) but feel free to use it), so we've got to support each other."
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Starting to get the hang of this now. My most recent build was a lap 'steel'-made of wood of course- for a friend for Xmas. I still think that hardest thing about building a CBG is walking past those you already have without picking one up and playing it for hours! Now- no more fretless stuff; it's time to build a REAL guitar. Iroko neck, Xmas biscuit tin body- might just work out fine...
Hi there Wal, Thanks for the Kind remarks there, thank you for detecting, i like to see my self a adept of the worldfair composer Varese, who workt whit klang & tone ,in a similar fasion like Zappa does or did must say, Music concrete as we say. Thanks again for your interest in the Work! Greeeettss A.D.