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"Just to add some less scientific data, big holes equal higher tones or sound and sma…"

MichaelS Country Boy Guitars replied Oct 13, 2011 to Soundhole shape, location, size vs sound

4 Oct 13, 2011
Reply by MichaelS Country Boy Guitars

"I snapped my little string on my first one. Now after making a bunch I get them almo…"

MichaelS Country Boy Guitars replied May 31, 2011 to CBG #2 and question about strings

11 Jun 1, 2011
Reply by Servaas (Der Groovemeister)

"To avoid snapping strings again, get used to the tension on your cbg that works well…"

MichaelS Country Boy Guitars replied May 31, 2011 to Conflicting Information - HELP

14 Oct 28, 2011
Reply by Barefoot Joel

"Easy to remember, if the tuning machine says + then add some string, if it says - sh…"

MichaelS Country Boy Guitars replied Apr 20, 2011 to tuning

2 Apr 20, 2011
Reply by MichaelS Country Boy Guitars

"I have 2 spokeshaves, one is an old Stanley from the 30's. It has an adjustable fron…"

MichaelS Country Boy Guitars replied Apr 14, 2011 to Rounding the back of the neck?

17 Apr 24, 2011
Reply by Jon Pruett

"I use a spokeshave for the long flat areas and a sureform on the contours. Also shap…"

MichaelS Country Boy Guitars replied Mar 28, 2011 to Rounding the back of the neck?

17 Apr 24, 2011
Reply by Jon Pruett

"The cheap open back tuners Sam mentioned  are nice because you can pull them apart a…"

MichaelS Country Boy Guitars replied Mar 23, 2011 to Tuning Machines

4 Mar 23, 2011
Reply by Wichita Sam

"Nice job, looks great! Keep up the good work."

MichaelS Country Boy Guitars replied Mar 10, 2011 to My first build completed - meet "Cigarvarius"

7 Mar 19, 2011
Reply by Slowpaw Steve T

"Good job. Testing before final assembly is not a bad idea.  My first was really a lo…"

MichaelS Country Boy Guitars replied Mar 4, 2011 to Can't stop smiling - my first CBG

6 Mar 7, 2011
Reply by Ryan Rose

"Les Paul started with a 4 by 4, I think our cigar box's may be a step better. lol "

MichaelS Country Boy Guitars replied Feb 26, 2011 to suggestions for string height

13 Sep 21, 2012
Reply by Emmy DePolo

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Can a box be too shallow?

Started by Sean Murphy. Last reply by Raymond Grimmitt Dec 21, 2021. 3 Replies

beginner mistake

Started by r.j. hassler. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Jul 3, 2021. 1 Reply

Removing box labels

Started by Robert Dawkins. Last reply by Order99 Jul 6, 2020. 8 Replies

Build 2!

Started by Sean Murphy. Last reply by Sean Murphy Oct 28, 2018. 3 Replies

Best/"Easiest " Way to notch out CBG Neck......?????

Started by Brian M Nusser. Last reply by ChickenboneJohn Nov 14, 2017. 16 Replies

First build, not-great results

Started by Sean Murphy. Last reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear Nov 14, 2017. 3 Replies

Neck length

Started by Holly Hodson. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Nov 9, 2017. 4 Replies

"If you wand to get something done real bad . . ."

Started by Michael Zimmerle. Last reply by Richard Dean Oct 23, 2017. 2 Replies

First build and a broken string.

Started by Dan Mullen. Last reply by Richard Dean Oct 23, 2017. 8 Replies

What type of saw to use?

Started by Anne M. Fridley-Owen. Last reply by Anne M. Fridley-Owen Dec 4, 2016. 3 Replies

*()@%&$! Piezo

Started by Chance. Last reply by Chance Oct 24, 2016. 3 Replies

general

Started by tommy farrar. Last reply by tommy farrar Nov 28, 2015. 2 Replies

Tail - or where the strings are mounted

Started by evanmars. Last reply by Richey Kay Aug 26, 2015. 7 Replies

My fifth build

Started by James A OBrien Apr 7, 2015. 0 Replies

Cardboard Cigar Box

Started by Redbelly. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Jun 30, 2014. 3 Replies

Just Finished My First CBG. YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (The Sequel)

Started by L. W. Carlson. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Jun 27, 2014. 3 Replies

Scale Length

Started by Wagner Richter. Last reply by Wagner Richter May 7, 2014. 3 Replies

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