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"I like using white pine for the sides and bottom of made boxes. For the sides, I jus…"

David McQueen replied Mar 10, 2019 to Box side thickness?

4 Mar 12, 2019
Reply by Dave Lynas

"If you are using nylon stings, the saddle is straight. With steel strings if I remem…"

David McQueen replied Mar 3, 2019 to Bridge angle?

7 Mar 10, 2019
Reply by JL

"I use piano hinge attached right to the box end. https://cigarboxnation.com/photo/sp…"

David McQueen replied Feb 17, 2019 to Securing strings to box end

4 Feb 18, 2019
Reply by Brent Kasl

"Go with electric guitar strings. Personally I like D Darrio light. Electric strings…"

David McQueen replied Nov 2, 2018 to Strings recommendation

15 Nov 13, 2018
Reply by Uncle John

"I just give the fret board several coats of mineral oil (baby oil ) and let it dry.…"

David McQueen replied Oct 14, 2018 to Oak Fret Board Finish?

25 Oct 21, 2018
Reply by frank learman

"One thing to watch with P-bass pairs is the length of wire between the two pickups.…"

David McQueen replied Sep 13, 2018 to An inexpensive pickup option

9 Sep 14, 2018
Reply by Paul Craig

"Gitty sells a 7.75 K Ohm 4 pole pickup. It needs 500k pots. I play through a small F…"

David McQueen replied Sep 13, 2018 to An inexpensive pickup option

9 Sep 14, 2018
Reply by Paul Craig

"A friend of mine has one of these. It as been his stalwart amp, used with many diffe…"

David McQueen replied Sep 1, 2018 to New used amp. I never thought I'd own one of these/

11 Sep 2, 2018
Reply by Paul Craig

"Proper sharpening is one of the black arts I have little knowledge of. So, for necks…"

David McQueen replied Mar 2, 2018 to Chisels, Rasps, Hand Planers, and Files

13 Mar 5, 2018
Reply by Mark Bowen

"I know your pain. I am thinking of adding a wood piece to the front of the box to ex…"

David McQueen replied Feb 9, 2018 to Strap Button Location

11 Feb 15, 2018
Reply by Paul W. McGuire

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