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String size calculator

I've been using the Acoustic Guitar String Size Calculator at wahiduddin.net to calculate string sizes for various scale lengths and tensio…

Started by Uncle Fred

2 Aug 27, 2016
Reply by Uncle Fred

What Strings Do I Use For A 27" Scale Baritone License Plate Guitar

Cigar Box Nation!    I built the this 3-string license plate guitar with a 27" scale because that's what my son wanted. Neither one of us c…

Started by Ernie

9 Mar 11, 2016
Reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague

Looking for ideas re: DIY String Ball Ends

I'm currently building a tampura - and have run into a slight challenge.  My nut-to bridge length is right at 40" - so I need LONG strings…

Started by Rex Smith

15 Apr 17, 2015
Reply by John Sawyer

String pressure crushing boxes.

So, I have found that on some builds, after all the careful selection of boxes and doing what I can to insure good acoustic tone and volume…

Started by Bluesheart

45 Dec 19, 2014
Reply by Jim Morris

String tension

Hey guys I just finished my first build the other day and am So happy with the way it all went! I got so much enjoyment out of doing it and…

Started by Kyle

5 Aug 4, 2011
Reply by swampapple slim

Four String Resonators

Been wanting to build a resonator for a while now. Going to be ordering a reso kit off Ebay soon and was wondering if anyone has any advice…

Started by Stevie Vaughn

13 Jan 20, 2011
Reply by Jim Mitchell

--* For Trade - Brand New In Box Akai Headrush E2 *--

Brand new in box Akai Headrush for Trade for a decent Fretted Three String CBG. This is the same pedal demoed by Smojo on this site. Reason…

Started by Norm Fasey

6 Nov 6, 2010
Reply by Norm Fasey

Needing advice for my first 6 string resonator

Hey im looking to build my first Resonator box guitar. I watched this video http://www.veoh.com/browse/videos/category/educational/watch/v1

Started by Tuskmountain

5 Nov 1, 2009
Reply by David L.

Stringing and string guages.

I am a bit confused with the High, Low tuning compared to the string lengths of the CBG and the string gauge to use. I realize that there…

Started by Brian Lemin

6 May 29, 2009
Reply by Brian Lemin

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