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"I made my own pickup winder with a sewing machine motor and found that it was very e…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Nov 23, 2022 to Building a 3-pole single coil pickup

12 Nov 30, 2022
Reply by Ian

"Unfortunately it isn't as simple as soundhole shape and size to create a loud acoust…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Nov 16, 2022 to Making a Loud CBG

14 Nov 27, 2022
Reply by A.D.EKER

"The bolt should be centred on the ":zero fret" position."

ChickenboneJohn replied Aug 6, 2021 to Threaded bolt nut

1 Aug 6, 2021
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"Altering the stringing method can't change the tension in the string. It may change…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Apr 24, 2021 to Hardtail Bridge

15 Apr 24, 2021
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"Are you starting with a truly straight and true neck before you put the frets in? It…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Apr 24, 2021 to Do you have a strong neck?

17 Apr 24, 2021
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"This is how you set a "hardtail" bridge.  "

ChickenboneJohn replied Nov 29, 2020 to Scale length with metal bridge

10 Dec 10, 2020
Reply by Ron Lutz

"Flatwound strings came relatively late to the game, marketed by La Bella  in the 194…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Nov 1, 2020 to Flat Strings

12 Nov 1, 2020
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"You are doubtless trying to tune an octave too high, and all wager that you are usin…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Mar 21, 2020 to Low G

9 Mar 21, 2020
Reply by Michael Myers

"You say that you want to go for a powered fretslotting setup for speed and consisten…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Feb 16, 2020 to Table saw for fretting, blades, and power

25 Mar 1, 2020
Reply by KOOL DOG HOOCH

"Most of Mike's guitars are a simple piezo disc, no built-in pre-amp."

ChickenboneJohn replied Feb 10, 2020 to Mike Snowden

5 Feb 10, 2020
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John B Treutlein replied to John B Treutlein's discussion String grounding
"I believe in this process I read of a player in ,ithink the Eagles,died under rather,uh extreme…"
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Johnny Cash Tribute Song using Cigar Box Guitar - That Man Wore Back

"First class performance and videography Mella! I’m looking forward more of your work."
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Taffy Evans replied to John B Treutlein's discussion New member with a new build nearly done
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AGP's Vintage Zither Restoration Project

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Vintage El Producto 4-Srting

"Oh yeah! Sweet CBG T-Gripped. A fine vintage box and a build worthy of it."
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If You're Gonna Play in Texas (recorded at Billy Bob's) | Alabama cover

"Thanks Kale! I see you are handling the 7ths and minor chords the same way I am."
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Devil in Disguise: 2-String Surf SLG License Plate Guitar (Not a Cigar Box Guitar)

"Thanks Kale and Uncle John! I do like the variety of songs that the Slingers choose. It definitely…"
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⚡Electric Cigar Box Resonator⚡ Wooden Cover /Aluminum Cone Combo - Recording and sustain test

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Johnny Cash Tribute Song using Cigar Box Guitar - That Man Wore Back

This is an original song as a tribute to Johnny Cash who we adore and respect! We love the reason he wore black, in fact, “He wrote the song ‘Man in Black’ t...
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