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Frettin' and stainin'

Hello all! Newbie over here working on my third build which will be my first fretted neck. Super happy with my neck shape and fret board an…

Started by Doug Laffin

4 Aug 11, 2022
Reply by Order99

Bolt on neck to a set neck body?

This has nothing to do with a CBG, but the situation I was dealing with and how I overcame it could be helpful to someone as far as buildin…

Started by Paul Craig

14 Jul 17, 2022
Reply by Paul Craig

Locations

Anyone located in South Jersey, building or interested?

Started by Roy Smith

2 May 15, 2022
Reply by the anonymous pick

Help please re Bento Box Uke "nut"

Hi, newbie on the site, joined to ask this question. I've built a dozen CBGs/lunchbox guitars from scratch with bone/corian nuts, and I've…

Started by Al Lobe

18 May 10, 2022
Reply by BrianQ.

Clarification on pick ups

I’ve built a few CBGs and been quite happy with the results. However, I’ve recently viewed a lot of YouTube videos where builders have put…

Started by Michael Myers

5 May 6, 2022
Reply by Taffy Evans

Licence plate cbg

I have a desire to build a CBG using a licence plate and a piezo pickup. Should the pickup be in contact with the plate, similar to my ciga…

Started by Michael Myers

5 May 2, 2022
Reply by Michael Myers

Builder's Tips

I kmow  it's probably somewhere, but can't find it, so... starting a thread for nothing but builder's tips, tricks, hacks, fixes and shortc…

Started by Wichita Sam

2 Feb 23, 2022
Reply by MadGomer

Getting there but needing advice/help please.

Hi everyone.  Getting through my first build……slowly. Needing a few bits of advice though. Below is pic of where I am so far. Nothing is at…

Started by Lionhound

8 Feb 18, 2022
Reply by MadGomer

Tres Cubano Build

I decided I was going to build one of these after seeing a video on youtube(www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qFxXhg6zwA) of a electric one, but you…

Started by Paul Craig

18 Dec 9, 2021
Reply by Paul Craig

CB Gitty Country Roads Banjo kit

I'm about to start this kit and i would like to decorate the tambourine, Is this possible?

Started by Ken Hope

4 Nov 29, 2021
Reply by Christopher G Daniels

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Cutting deep boxes in half

Started by Justin Stanchfield. Last reply by Taffy Evans Mar 20. 9 Replies

Attention 1st time builders!

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Brickhouse CBG Wiring

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Fretless fret markers

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canjo building and tuning

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Minimum tools needed

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High G problem

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Doubling the high string

Started by Robert Killen. Last reply by Paul Craig Oct 14, 2022. 23 Replies

Aluminum License Plate

Started by Larry Sobol. Last reply by Larry Sobol Oct 1, 2022. 6 Replies

C. B. Gifty three string fretless kits.

Started by jon neet. Last reply by Taffy Evans Aug 16, 2022. 6 Replies

Frettin' and stainin'

Started by Doug Laffin. Last reply by Order99 Aug 11, 2022. 4 Replies

Bolt on neck to a set neck body?

Started by Paul Craig. Last reply by Paul Craig Jul 17, 2022. 14 Replies

Locations

Started by Roy Smith. Last reply by the anonymous pick May 15, 2022. 2 Replies

Help please re Bento Box Uke "nut"

Started by Al Lobe. Last reply by BrianQ. May 10, 2022. 18 Replies

Clarification on pick ups

Started by Michael Myers. Last reply by Taffy Evans May 6, 2022. 5 Replies

Licence plate cbg

Started by Michael Myers. Last reply by Michael Myers May 2, 2022. 5 Replies

Builder's Tips

Started by Wichita Sam. Last reply by MadGomer Feb 23, 2022. 2 Replies

Getting there but needing advice/help please.

Started by Lionhound. Last reply by MadGomer Feb 18, 2022. 8 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

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