My latest 6 string was built with zither tuners and they work well. They are also great because kids can't make them go out of tune! As Crowe said, they are a pain to use the wrench. I'm sure there is somone that could make a…"
"The first time I heard of zither pins being used on a cigar box guitar was on a cigar box ukulele being shown off by Pat and Patrick Costello back in 2008. Here is a few photos extracted from their video with a URL. Might be worth a watch.
"I just joined CBN a short time ago, and when I googled zither pins, it brought me back here. Judging by the submission dates I am a couple years behind everybody else. Just came into some zither pins and, since all my builds are basically $0 budget,…"
"Here is my entry. I kinda just threw it together. I used some forks as tailpiece/ bridge combos. It's fun to play. Sounds OK. I doubt a contest winner,but thought I'd enter something for a chance to win a random prize. There have been some…"
CBGs by nature involve recycling old boxes. Here is a place to share all your ideas about recycling everyday objects into guitar parts. Eye bolt tuners, drain cover soundholes, rusty spanners as bridges, paint can resos... Share creative ideas here.
"I think that Shane is probably rethinking this whole "contest" thing. I wouldn't blame him if this was the last one. Or in the future making the contest an anything goes or by using only cigar boxes in the build including using wood…"
BB King by far is the nices Blues Star I have met . I went in his Bus to shake his hand, fumble around with words cause I was so nervous meeting him and then leave and he says...."NoNo sit down here I wanna get to know you" and I spent 45 minutes talking to him. What a highlight of my life..
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