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"Until I saw this I didn't know I'd built a Tres Cubano back in 2011 this was inspire…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Oct 22, 2021 to Tres Cubano Build

18 Dec 9, 2021
Reply by Paul Craig

"Here's a home made metal bridge that has the advantage of having adjustable height"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Oct 22, 2021 to Hard metal bridges

2 Oct 22, 2021
Reply by Michael Fred Johnson

"This on is painted on with oils, the second is a photo, printed on plain paper and s…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Oct 22, 2021 to Drawings or pictures on the box

6 Oct 22, 2021
Reply by Chad Taylor

"The dovetails will give you a strong box and you won't need to brace the corners. Yo…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Nov 7, 2019 to Joinery suggestions for hand-made boxes

43 Nov 23, 2019
Reply by MadGomer

"Mainly Titebond original.Hot glue for encapsulating piezo discs. Must have developed…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied May 16, 2018 to Glues?

10 May 17, 2018
Reply by Uncle John

"P.S.Feuillus also sell replacement laths for garden seats that are about the right s…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Apr 5, 2018 to How narrow can the neck be

12 Apr 5, 2018
Reply by ChickenboneJohn

"The neck is 5/8"thick at the nut and 7/8" at the heel.The finger board and spacers a…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Apr 5, 2018 to How narrow can the neck be

12 Apr 5, 2018
Reply by ChickenboneJohn

"For timber in the UK try Feuillus Fencing,sapele,oak,lime,walnut,wenge etc.For finge…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Apr 5, 2018 to How narrow can the neck be

12 Apr 5, 2018
Reply by ChickenboneJohn

"This tenor four string is 1 1/8" at the nut and 1 3/8" at the body.being a four stri…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Apr 4, 2018 to How narrow can the neck be

12 Apr 5, 2018
Reply by ChickenboneJohn

"Setting the neck down 3 degrees allows you to use a higher bridge increasing the bre…"

Michael Fred Johnson replied Feb 16, 2018 to Neck to Body offset

10 Apr 6, 2018
Reply by Thomas Parr

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Bolt on neck to a set neck body?

Started by Paul Craig. Last reply by Paul Craig May 25. 12 Replies

Locations

Started by Roy Smith. Last reply by the anonymous pick May 15. 2 Replies

Help please re Bento Box Uke "nut"

Started by Al Lobe. Last reply by BrianQ. May 11. 18 Replies

Clarification on pick ups

Started by Michael Myers. Last reply by Taffy Evans May 6. 5 Replies

Licence plate cbg

Started by Michael Myers. Last reply by Michael Myers May 2. 5 Replies

Minimum tools needed

Started by Wichita Sam. Last reply by MadGomer Feb 27. 19 Replies

Doubling the high string

Started by Robert Killen. Last reply by Tim Pannabecker Feb 25. 22 Replies

Builder's Tips

Started by Wichita Sam. Last reply by MadGomer Feb 23. 2 Replies

Tres Cubano Build

Started by Paul Craig. Last reply by Paul Craig Dec 9, 2021. 18 Replies

CB Gitty Country Roads Banjo kit

Started by Ken Hope. Last reply by Christopher G Daniels Nov 29, 2021. 4 Replies

Drawings or pictures on the box

Started by Martin. Last reply by Chad Taylor Oct 22, 2021. 6 Replies

Hard metal bridges

Started by Michael Myers. Last reply by Michael Fred Johnson Oct 22, 2021. 2 Replies

Getting the most sustain on a fretless CBG.

Started by Joe Plotts. Last reply by Taffy Evans Jun 30, 2021. 4 Replies

2nd Build Electronics Questions

Started by Steven Adler. Last reply by Steven Adler Apr 20, 2021. 4 Replies

yard sticks for fret boards

Started by Raymond L. Last reply by the anonymous pick Apr 17, 2021. 3 Replies

Where in the UK.

Started by Ian MCDONALD. Last reply by Lazylefteye Mar 28, 2021. 4 Replies

whaaaaaa?

Started by andrew payton-smith. Last reply by Taffy Evans Mar 7, 2021. 11 Replies

wiring a split coil mini humbucker

Started by Don Tucker. Last reply by Taffy Evans Mar 6, 2021. 2 Replies

Canjo tuning

Started by declan foley. Last reply by Taffy Evans Nov 23, 2020. 18 Replies

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