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Cigar Boxes From Tobacco Shops - Still Free or very low cost

I live in rural NC and I suggest not to be afraid to go into the new type Tobacco shops sprouting up all over & ask them what they do w…

Started by Wilda Connell

1 Aug 5, 2020
Reply by BrianQ.

The Effects of Coffee, in a good way, folks........

Here’s an old one that you might have forgotten about? Wood Stain from a few Pantry items: Coffee- (ground) Oil-(food safe) I took a sh…

Started by BrianQ.

7 Aug 5, 2020
Reply by Wilda Connell

Low Budget Sanding Tool

Started by BrianQ.

3 Jun 10, 2020
Reply by Order99

Nails for frets?

I seem to remember seeing a post somewhere (maybe facebook) about someone using fine nails as fret wire. Any thoughts or has anyone tried i…

Started by Mike

8 Aug 1, 2017
Reply by Alan Robinson

Flea market finds

Inwas trying to start a new group but couldnt work out how or if i even can. So a discussion thread is what weve got for now. Flea market…

Started by Mike

0 Jul 24, 2017

Not just a lolly stick

It's just not a lolly stick-I see side fret markers. Some of these new lollipop s have a very strong stick . These will make some great fre…

Started by Wade

0 Jan 2, 2015

Save that box screw up!

Sometimes we measure twice, cut once and we (meaning I ) screw up the cut out on the box for the neck on a really nice box. Well, your worr…

Started by Wade

2 Dec 4, 2014
Reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry

CB string height gauge

Simple string height gauge I made from those wood inserts from the inside of a cigat box. I cut them into a long triangular shape. Then I s…

Started by Wade

2 Jul 9, 2014
Reply by Wade

Recycled stuff

I recently got into building & playing CBG's as a boatbuilder i am always looking for good timber & never pass a skip without havin…

Started by Keith 66

0 Jun 11, 2014

Free recycled Piezo pickups

As many of you may already know. Piezos can be made into a simple and effective contact pickup. Did you also know many can be found cheaply…

Started by Wade

19 Jul 3, 2013
Reply by Rob Brighton

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The Effects of Coffee, in a good way, folks........

Started by BrianQ.. Last reply by Wilda Connell Aug 5, 2020. 7 Replies

Low Budget Sanding Tool

Started by BrianQ.. Last reply by Order99 Jun 10, 2020. 3 Replies

Nails for frets?

Started by Mike. Last reply by Alan Robinson Aug 1, 2017. 8 Replies

Flea market finds

Started by Mike Jul 24, 2017. 0 Replies

Not just a lolly stick

Started by Wade Jan 2, 2015. 0 Replies

Save that box screw up!

Started by Wade. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Dec 4, 2014. 2 Replies

CB string height gauge

Started by Wade. Last reply by Wade Jul 9, 2014. 2 Replies

Recycled stuff

Started by Keith 66 Jun 11, 2014. 0 Replies

Free recycled Piezo pickups

Started by Wade. Last reply by Rob Brighton Jul 3, 2013. 19 Replies

Joining Lumber

Started by Where's Uranus?. Last reply by Mark Lindsay Jun 4, 2013. 8 Replies

Fretboard radius

Started by Wade. Last reply by rusty case Feb 11, 2013. 1 Reply

Free grounding foil

Started by Wade Feb 10, 2013. 0 Replies

Free Fret dot markers

Started by Wade. Last reply by Mark Lindsay Feb 3, 2013. 23 Replies

Recycled tonewood

Started by rusty case. Last reply by rusty case Nov 21, 2012. 13 Replies

Low $ substitute for banjo face?

Started by rusty case. Last reply by rusty case Nov 18, 2012. 6 Replies

Cheapo strings

Started by Karl G. Siewert. Last reply by rusty case Aug 27, 2012. 4 Replies

Hand saw.

Started by Wade. Last reply by rusty case Aug 27, 2012. 2 Replies

Tennis, anyone?

Started by Order99. Last reply by Order99 Aug 18, 2012. 4 Replies

1/2 Priced Nuts and Saddles

Started by Claude. Last reply by Order99 Apr 8, 2012. 10 Replies

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