Hi guys.
I have just found a metal 35mm slide storage box(it was in a skip) so i am now wondering if its possible to turn it into a three string?

If so , what would you all recomend pick up(piezo) or no pick up.

Would also be greatful for any other advice for this build as it will only be my second build

Thanks foor any help you can give me with this.
Nick

Views: 372

Replies to This Discussion

Well most anything can and most likely has already been used as a resonator. Have a picture of it?
Tracy,
i will post one soon as i find the card for my camera.
Athough ive seen some on ebay from time to time so you might see one quicker by looking on there.

Tracy Kennedy said:
Well most anything can and most likely has already been used as a resonator. Have a picture of it?

RSS

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation? How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building Basics

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources


Discussion Forum

Dent removal

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates. Last reply by Slow Mick Dec 21, 2023. 3 Replies

Using & Making Templates

Started by John Sims. Last reply by BrianQ. Sep 5, 2018. 4 Replies

Punches

Started by BP - RabidSalad - Aug 15, 2015. 0 Replies

A Simple Fret Scale Ruler

Started by John Sims. Last reply by Brown Water Jerry (Rice) Jun 30, 2015. 7 Replies

fret construction

Started by Allan. Last reply by Monterey Jun 28, 2015. 8 Replies

Milk Paint & Natural Pigments

Started by Monterey Jun 28, 2015. 0 Replies

Homemade Wood Stains

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates. Last reply by Monterey Jun 28, 2015. 22 Replies

Custom Made Logo Decals

Started by John Sims. Last reply by Monterey Jun 28, 2015. 11 Replies

Holding down fretboards for gluing

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates. Last reply by Joe Caruso Apr 12, 2015. 9 Replies

Simple Fret Depth Gauge

Started by John Sims. Last reply by Joe Caruso Apr 12, 2015. 3 Replies

Easy way to glue down a fret board without it sliding

Started by John Rivers. Last reply by Steve Walker Mar 18, 2014. 1 Reply

Sharpie safe varnish for saving signatures on CBGs

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates. Last reply by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates Jan 2, 2013. 4 Replies

Strap buttons on the cheap

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates. Last reply by jamie bark Aug 10, 2012. 16 Replies

Side markers on the REAL cheap!

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates. Last reply by Soul Cat Guitar Uke and Amp Nov 28, 2011. 10 Replies

Homemade Dot Fret Markers

Started by Jerry. Last reply by Jerry Oct 26, 2011. 5 Replies

Fretboard radius sander on the cheap

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates. Last reply by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates Jul 14, 2011. 12 Replies

35mm metal slide storage box

Started by nick tyson. Last reply by nick tyson Jul 7, 2010. 2 Replies

questions about installing a pickup

Started by Hey, TURN IT DOWN!. Last reply by Outhouse Instruments May 30, 2010. 4 Replies

Stains for wood

Started by Robert Hynden. Last reply by Robert Hynden Apr 13, 2010. 2 Replies

Latest Activity

BrianQ. replied to Nomad Jack's discussion Busking Songs...
"Play songs that people will recognize right away, and don’t forget to SMILE :) "
8 minutes ago
BrianQ. liked Gary O'slide's video
17 minutes ago
BrianQ. commented on Southern Ray's photo
Thumbnail

Lynas Rocket Ship

"I kinda want to hold onto his memory as long as I could, so I’d like to keep them around, but…"
19 minutes ago
A.D.EKER commented on A.D.EKER's video
Thumbnail

Rapture (instrumental) BCB 2024

"You be carefull Uncle John ! Its Lonely up there!  UJ stay a while longer whit the one's…"
33 minutes ago
A.D.EKER commented on A.D.EKER's photo
Thumbnail

BCB Dulcimer 2024

"Thanks Ray ! glad you approve!"
40 minutes ago
Gary O'slide posted a video
40 minutes ago
A.D.EKER commented on A.D.EKER's photo
Thumbnail

BCB Dulcimer 2024

"Thanks Keith ! appriciated !"
41 minutes ago
A.D.EKER commented on A.D.EKER's video
Thumbnail

The Making of Frog & Spider BCB 2024

"Thank you Uncle ! its only One The top side is brown, the bottomside is Frogg GREEN! THE POSTER IS…"
45 minutes ago
T-Gripped posted photos
56 minutes ago
Southern Ray replied to Nomad Jack's discussion Busking Songs...
" I can't speak for what would be fun to play while busking but I got suckered into…"
2 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Doug Thorsvik's video
Thumbnail

His Name is Wonderful: 2-String Violin Chugger Cigar Box Guitar

"Glad some of the songs are of use to you Uncle John! I guess I need to add some of my Sunday School…"
2 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Doug Thorsvik's video
Thumbnail

His Name is Wonderful: 2-String Violin Chugger Cigar Box Guitar

"Good question Andries! Unfortunately, I don’t hear any of the Slingers when I am leading a…"
2 hours ago

Events

Music

© 2024   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

\uastyle>\ud/** Scrollup **/\ud.scrollup {\ud background: url("https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/963882636?profile=original") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;\ud bottom: 25px;\ud display: inline !important;\ud height: 40px;\ud opacity: 0.3 !important;\ud position: fixed;\ud right: 30px;\ud text-indent: -9999px;\ud width: 40px;\ud z-index: 999;\ud}\ud.scrollup:hover {\ud opacity:0.99!important;\ud}\ud \uascript type="text/javascript">\ud x$(document).ready(function(){\ud x$(window).scroll(function(){\ud if (x$(this).scrollTop() > 100) {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeIn();\ud } else {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeOut();\ud }\ud });\ud x$('.scrollup').click(function(){\ud x$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 600);\ud return false;\ud });\ud });\ud \ua!-- End Scroll Up -->