It's been almost 4 years and 2 moves since my last build.  I have a stick, a box and the various bits and pieces to complete a 3 or 4 string CBG.  Sadly, my shop is no more.  I have a miter saw and an electric hand drill.  What do you think the minimum kit would be needed to complete this first build?

I will take your suggestions as a challenge and post a build log.

thanks for your responses in advance.

Wichita Sam

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Looks like a winner!

Using tape to locate tuner positions

End of day 4. I'm screwing neck to blocks internally for now as I plan to upgrade this CBG later, requiring neck removal. Also finished paint design on headstock to mirror box design.

Day 5.. almost done. just need to set a cut nut and buy strings.

Very artsy looking Sam!! Definitely a winner!!!

Done. Good basic slide CBG, position markers on top of neck, purple heart fretboard, corian nut and polyurethane semigloss on wood.

fun 1st swing after 4 years off.

You haven't lost your touch Sam, looks great!

Sam that is about all I have ever used, also some files maybe. It is possible to build from this simple place

Hi, Looks nice. I have to admire you guys who do so much with so little, you still get to make music.
Taff

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