Finally had some free time so I finished it today (although I still may make some adjustments).

Here's some pics (I hope they come out, this is my first time trying to post pictures on CBN)

[IMG]http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/MDLMUSIC/cbg1wholething.jpg[/IMG]

I didn't have any spare tuners laying around, so I thought I'd try an idea using eye bolts in the same manner as my old Steinberger headless guitar. Instead of wrapping the string around a post, the string is looped onto the eyebolt and then tuning is done by tightening the nut at the end of the headstock, thus tightening the string. I wanted to use wingnuts, but there wasn't enough room. It's kind of a pain having to pull out my needle nose pliers every time I have to retune, but it's really no worse than the zither pins on my celtic shepherd's harp. And once the strings are in tune, they tend to stay that way.

[IMG]http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/MDLMUSIC/cbg1headstock.jpg[/IMG]

I love the name on the box. Would be a good name for a band.

[IMG]http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y194/MDLMUSIC/cbg1box.jpg[/IMG]

Well, I'm going to sign off for now and play some more on my new CBG. If the pictures don't come out, I'll try again later.

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Awesome build! I love the tuners very creative.

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