All Discussions Tagged 'intonation' (8)

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Newbie lessons learned

My first post here and I thought I would give my (sometimes painful) lessons learned on building my first 3 CBGS. I will do as separate pos…

Started by Steve

11 Nov 2, 2019
Reply by Steve

Reso cone warning!

I just did my first build using a lightning reso cone from Gitty and at the end found I had a problem with intonation. I laid everything ou…

Started by Bluesheart

36 Dec 8, 2017
Reply by RTZGUITARS

Strung her up

A while back I bought a Delta Grooves neck because, new to guitar building, I wanted to see how nice a neck could be. I finally put this in…

Started by Richard Wilkins

35 Oct 24, 2016
Reply by Danny B.

Issues with my recent ukulele build...please help!

Hello! I am currently building a small Ukulele and i have some issues. It would be nice if someone could help me! This is how it looks so…

Started by MM-

8 Jul 28, 2014
Reply by The Capo Kid

Intonation Issues With My First Dulcimer Canjo-Guitar

Alright Guys and Gals, So, I shied away from fretting an instrument based off my first and last build I tried fretting.  I have been doing…

Started by Brian Revels

12 Mar 19, 2014
Reply by The Phrygian Kid

Guitar intonation problem.

Trying to figure out is problem in intonation or frets.Neck is straight. Bridge is tune-o-matic. Using chromatic guitar tuner. 3 highest st…

Started by Jantan ux

11 Dec 20, 2013
Reply by Will King

Intonation Problem

I have a problem wherein I made a small cookie-tin instrument about the scale of a soprano uke with steel strings and the first fret sounds…

Started by kickuntilitbreaks

9 Jul 29, 2011
Reply by Mark Bliss

achieving perfect intonation

I have for some time now been building CBGs with a fret scale of 25.5 inches. I also laid out a template for fret spacing by matching it up…

Started by Hellhound Custom Built Guitars

16 Apr 24, 2011
Reply by Diane in Chicago

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Jerry Jordan replied to Muddytone's discussion What random stuff have you used for a bridge?
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Engblom replied to Engblom's discussion Getting intonation right
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Getting intonation right

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Doug Laffin replied to Muddytone's discussion What random stuff have you used for a bridge?
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Busker Vs sound of Sainsbury’s shopping trollies! Winter Song - with 3 string Cigar Box Guitar

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