Home Made Resonator Boxes 101, v.2.0 Discussions (40)

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Box for three string reso

This is the design for a three string using a uke resonator cone and cover along with a photo of the finished result

Started by Michael Fred Johnson

11 Apr 30, 2014
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deltaresonatorcones.uk

Hi out there, does anyone know what has happened to Colin Oldham from delta resonator cones UK. I ordered a cone & cover plate from him…

Started by martin baker

2 Apr 29, 2014
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Placing the Resonator Cone

[Originally Posted: Jan 26, 2011] [By moedecker] I'm about to start building my reso cbg and am curious as to how to install the resonator…

Started by Rand Moore

1 Apr 28, 2014
Reply by Rand Moore

Most useful power tool for CBG

I'm struggling with space vs buying up for yet another hobby vs common sense.   I currently have: a router and table.   a japanese hand saw…

Started by David Ford

14 Jan 9, 2014
Reply by Barsymes Cratchnee

My CATBRO Resonator

I realized I posted this in another discussion on piezos.  Sorry for that. I am building a resonator guitar for my neighbour from a cedar b…

Started by Tom Walters

7 Jan 2, 2014
Reply by Rand Moore

Alt. box material

Was reading a post here discussing paper mache(?) as a body material. Occurred to me that maybe cloth or paper Micarta might be something t…

Started by Bert the Welder

3 Dec 5, 2013
Reply by Mike Strehlow

Problem with home-made box - warbling/distorting sound

Hi all, I finished my first build with a home-made box a few weeks ago, and have been enjoying it immensely. I made the box from 1/8" spruc…

Started by Richey Kay

13 Nov 9, 2013
Reply by Richey Kay

My New "Thin-Walled" Sound Box Design

Hi All. Over the past few weeks I've been developing a new "thin walled" sound box design. My inspiration came from professionally-made ins…

Started by Rand Moore

6 Nov 4, 2013
Reply by Rand Moore

Advice on first box build

Hi all, I've decided to have a go at building my own boxes as cigar boxes are so scarce in the UK and I've not been too happy with the tone…

Started by Richey Kay

6 Nov 4, 2013
Reply by Richey Kay

Rand Moore My Mountain Dulcimer Project

[Originally Posted: Apr 28, 2011]  I have been thinking of making a mountain dulcimer. My first idea was to do a long rectangular box or a…

Started by Rand Moore

9 Aug 22, 2013
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Box for three string reso

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deltaresonatorcones.uk

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Placing the Resonator Cone

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Most useful power tool for CBG

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My CATBRO Resonator

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