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License Plate Resonator CBG

Im working on a license plate CBG but not sure about a few things. I have a cigar box that is almost a perfect fit for a personalized plate…

Started by Wyndell Ferguson

4 Aug 31, 2018
Reply by T-Gripped

Morphing an El Cheapo 6-string into a reso

I acquired this thing for $3 thinking I would re-purpose the tuners, nut, and perhaps neck and bridge into future CBG builds... But I am no…

Started by T-Gripped

1 Jul 27, 2016
Reply by PhilUSAFRet

My first reso

This my first resonator made from a chicken feeder pan walnut neck piezio amplified

Started by Hillbilly Jeff

2 Jan 4, 2016
Reply by Hillbilly Jeff

tin plate

Hi guys I viseted a local store today ,they had for sale some tin plate placks  aproximatly 12" × 8" in size normally us ed for  hanging  o…

Started by Mal Chilvers

0 Oct 27, 2015

full sized resso

Hi.a pal of mine recently made me a nice resonator guitar by using a full size cone and spider set and spider set, fantastick sound, ut aft…

Started by Mal Chilvers

1 Mar 23, 2014
Reply by PhilUSAFRet

Help amplifying first reso build

Greetings, has anyone used the center lead rod piezo sold by Gitty to amplify a homemade cone/biscuit assembly?  I've cut a groove in the w…

Started by James Shelton

3 Oct 28, 2013
Reply by jawbone

First Reso Build

I'm going to make Dog Bowl reso , the box is 2in deep inside so I've made the neck double thickness inside the box so it fits snug in the b…

Started by The Capo Kid

15 Jul 31, 2013
Reply by jawbone

Spinning own reso' cones.

Hi  all, can anyone help? I want to try and spin my own reso'. Which metal gives what tone?  How do I calculate sizes from blank to finishe…

Started by Graham Alibone

6 May 17, 2013
Reply by Graham Alibone

Very basic resonators

I have been experimenting with simple resonators but did not want to sacrifice the straight through neck that most cigar box guitars have.…

Started by Darren Wolbold

8 Apr 14, 2013
Reply by HarleyTodd

Resonator Documentary

Resonate video

Started by Wade

1 Feb 20, 2013
Reply by Dion Bilalis

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License Plate Resonator CBG

Started by Wyndell Ferguson. Last reply by T-Gripped Aug 31, 2018. 4 Replies

Morphing an El Cheapo 6-string into a reso

Started by T-Gripped. Last reply by PhilUSAFRet Jul 27, 2016. 1 Reply

My first reso

Started by Hillbilly Jeff. Last reply by Hillbilly Jeff Jan 4, 2016. 2 Replies

tin plate

Started by Mal Chilvers Oct 27, 2015. 0 Replies

full sized resso

Started by Mal Chilvers. Last reply by PhilUSAFRet Mar 23, 2014. 1 Reply

Help amplifying first reso build

Started by James Shelton. Last reply by jawbone Oct 28, 2013. 3 Replies

First Reso Build

Started by The Capo Kid. Last reply by jawbone Jul 31, 2013. 15 Replies

Spinning own reso' cones.

Started by Graham Alibone. Last reply by Graham Alibone May 17, 2013. 6 Replies

Very basic resonators

Started by Darren Wolbold. Last reply by HarleyTodd Apr 14, 2013. 8 Replies

Resonator Documentary

Started by Wade. Last reply by Dion Bilalis Feb 20, 2013. 1 Reply

first resonator

Started by Mal Chilvers. Last reply by Robert Rowe Aug 26, 2012. 5 Replies

Piezo or magnetic pickup?

Started by David Tutterrow GutBucketGuitars. Last reply by rusty case Aug 22, 2012. 2 Replies

win e box deapth

Started by Mal Chilvers. Last reply by Alan Hodges Mar 6, 2012. 2 Replies

Antique Fruit Cake Tin Resonator Guitar (Sort of)

Started by Bob Lumpkin. Last reply by Bob Lumpkin Jan 20, 2012. 12 Replies

Cone Size

Started by Jake W. Last reply by Rand Moore Jul 19, 2011. 1 Reply

Resonator that small - makes it any sense?

Started by Seaman Jay. Last reply by Habanera Hal Jul 4, 2011. 8 Replies

Anyone Else Building Homemade Electric Resonators?

Started by Mike Leeworthy. Last reply by Gadsden Guitars May 4, 2011. 16 Replies

magnetic pickups and resonator guitars.

Started by Tim Gale. Last reply by Johnny Swank May 3, 2011. 2 Replies

Stroviols

Started by Gobi. Last reply by Gobi Nov 3, 2009. 2 Replies

Resonator 101...Where do I start?

Started by Pass the Ammo. Last reply by Tuskmountain Oct 23, 2009. 10 Replies

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