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Strings: Materials, Techniques, Sound, Etc.

I asked this question on a previous post, but I'd like to start a discussion here as well. What to use for string? I've used actual guitar…

Started by Dustan Eichler

23 Jun 13, 2014
Reply by TN Twang

Circular hole tuner design

Looking at the picture for this group and numerous other places I see people designing with circular holes cut into headstocks and the shaf…

Started by Philip Daniel

10 Apr 4, 2014
Reply by Rand Moore

cookie tin banjo (tinjo)

just finished a tinjo when i cut the can i left the brim intact but still was able to cut out the grove for the neck to pass through this w…

Started by Hillbilly Hobo

1 Apr 4, 2014
Reply by Rand Moore

mag pup

ok,i've read somewhere on cbn about fitting a mag pup inside the lid on the tin,my question is-does it need to be under the strings or is a…

Started by jabes

2 Mar 25, 2014
Reply by jabes

Overthinking a simple cookie tin ?

Hey guys i picked up a tin for a banjo but when i go home i realized i dont have tin snips.....ive got some old wire cutters that should wo…

Started by Piht Bull (Delta Dawg Guitars)

7 Jan 31, 2014
Reply by PKB

brass canjo/cbg

I'm from Italy, sorry for my poor english.  I express myself with photos, hope will be clear my idea. One photo show an old hot water bottl…

Started by Mario Poggio

7 Nov 28, 2013
Reply by Mario Poggio

Can Orientation

Hi Gang! Are there any major disadvantages to attaching the can vertically to the stick? My idea is a neck through the can type design usin…

Started by Alan "Poor Boy" Ackerson

6 Oct 20, 2013
Reply by Alan "Poor Boy" Ackerson

Scale length and bridge

Hello, I'm new to the group.I've been follwoing CBN for over a year now and have built 3 stringer cbg,dulcimer and diatonic strummers. Fina…

Started by Battmann

5 Jul 23, 2013
Reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry

Attaching the Can

How would you attach a can to your canjo?...I been using a drink can with nuts and bolt..

Started by Jim burt

9 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by Russ Dugger

Loudness Versus Scale Length

The first CanJo I saw was abt 3-4 years ago my first impression was that they were not very loud.   If you were in a noisy room you could h…

Started by Randal

9 Oct 27, 2012
Reply by Randal

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The Cookie Tin Variety: a community image bank

Started by Diane in Chicago. Last reply by Brown Water Jerry (Rice) Feb 25, 2020. 35 Replies

Canjo Tablatures

Started by Adam Jellison. Last reply by Adam Jellison Jan 8, 2020. 6 Replies

Can Cutting

Started by Mike Whisenhunt. Last reply by Glenn Watt Nov 22, 2019. 9 Replies

The Gas/Kerosene/Oil Can variety: a community image bank

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How to adjust Intonation???

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1st Electric Canjo Build

Started by Greg Thompson. Last reply by TN Twang Aug 20, 2016. 4 Replies

Reds Wicked Apple canjo

Started by Greg Thompson. Last reply by TN Twang Aug 14, 2016. 8 Replies

Chromatic fretting.

Started by Graham Alibone. Last reply by Graham Alibone Sep 15, 2015. 6 Replies

Gunpowder Jug Resonator

Started by David Harris. Last reply by Greg Thompson Nov 27, 2014. 1 Reply

Can Jo for Children

Started by David Bowes. Last reply by David Bowes Sep 29, 2014. 11 Replies

Strings: Materials, Techniques, Sound, Etc.

Started by Dustan Eichler. Last reply by TN Twang Jun 13, 2014. 23 Replies

Circular hole tuner design

Started by Philip Daniel. Last reply by Rand Moore Apr 4, 2014. 10 Replies

cookie tin banjo (tinjo)

Started by Hillbilly Hobo. Last reply by Rand Moore Apr 4, 2014. 1 Reply

mag pup

Started by jabes. Last reply by jabes Mar 25, 2014. 2 Replies

Overthinking a simple cookie tin ?

Started by Piht Bull (Delta Dawg Guitars). Last reply by PKB Jan 31, 2014. 7 Replies

brass canjo/cbg

Started by Mario Poggio. Last reply by Mario Poggio Nov 28, 2013. 7 Replies

Can Orientation

Started by Alan "Poor Boy" Ackerson. Last reply by Alan "Poor Boy" Ackerson Oct 20, 2013. 6 Replies

Scale length and bridge

Started by Battmann. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Jul 23, 2013. 5 Replies

Attaching the Can

Started by Jim burt. Last reply by Russ Dugger Dec 13, 2012. 9 Replies

Loudness Versus Scale Length

Started by Randal. Last reply by Randal Oct 27, 2012. 9 Replies

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