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Cigar box guitar builders are a creative and resourceful bunch. Share ideas for CBG materials and supplies that are free, nearly free, or recycled.

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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

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Comment by BrianQ. on July 24, 2023 at 2:00pm

Comment by BrianQ. on March 1, 2023 at 3:08pm

We have them for the same price in NorCal? The brand is Weaber model number 38600 ? 

Comment by Wade on March 1, 2023 at 2:29pm

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Home Depot poplar “Hobby Boards” only $1.88 each!

Comment by Seasick Mick on November 26, 2019 at 6:06am

I just clamp things with my fingers and stay there for a day or two...No expense at all.

Comment by BrianQ. on November 25, 2019 at 9:43pm

Comment by BrianQ. on November 11, 2019 at 8:46am

:D

Comment by BrianQ. on October 30, 2019 at 12:18pm

Dollar Store find, 4” Clamps, 4 of em’, a dollar plus tax?

One in action, they’re not Pro quality, but they hold tight enough to do the job, so a good low budget buy?

Comment by Wade on July 24, 2017 at 11:03am
Those buggers can be small! Glad to hear you sorted out the problem
Comment by Alan Robinson on July 24, 2017 at 9:13am

Had not taken  it out the bag which made it hard to see. The resistor was on it lol

Comment by Where's Uranus? on July 24, 2017 at 7:09am

I think you mean capacitor? Tone controls are generally a pot (the turny thing, it's a variable resistor) with a capacitor connected to ground.

However a piezo itself is a capacitor, so maybe they react differently, a picture or two would really help.

 

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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 9, 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 3, 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 2, 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 17, 2012. 4 Replies

1/2 Priced Nuts and Saddles

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