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3 String Stick Dulcimer Fretting or CBG Fretting Layout ???

Hey all, James here. Newbie. I posted a long version in the general forums in section : BUILDING TECHNIQUES, HINTS etc....   Basically. I h…

Started by James Boutilier

8 May 8, 2011
Reply by Wichita Sam

Three String Chord Chart

I cobbled together this one, it was edited on 3/3/10, so if you downloaded the first one, toss it out!It might still have errors, so let m…

Started by Diane in Chicago

17 May 3, 2011
Reply by Richard G Caudill

I don't smoke but love guitars

Hi guys I have just finished my first 3 stringed cbg with reso cone and now planning me second but electric 3 string, now all I have to do…

Started by Mal Chilvers

1 Mar 7, 2011
Reply by 3 String Blues

Metal body 3 string cbg/ sound hole trim for wooden boxes

Hi All.. Just recently joined The Nation but i'm already on build 13! Lol! here's my questions ..... I have a cool rectangular metal candy…

Started by Mike Huber

9 Feb 22, 2011
Reply by Slowpaw Steve T

3 string albums and videos

Post here if you have some music to share!

Started by 3 String Blues

12 Jan 1, 2011
Reply by 3 String Blues

3 String Scales?

I know some scales on my traditional 6 string guitar, (pentatonic) Are there scales for 3 string and what tuning would I use and, I've been…

Started by MichaelS Country Boy Guitars

15 Dec 16, 2010
Reply by 3 String Blues

Suggestions for Resonator Guitar Construction

I love the sound of a resonator guitar and would like to take a shot at building one. I have seen several designs using a license plate on…

Started by Joe Niszczak

1 Nov 5, 2010
Reply by Wade

Paul Gilbert 3 string guitar

Paul Gilbert is a genius! Check this out: What do you think? Does anybody ever tried the all equals string tuning?

Started by Manu

2 Sep 17, 2010
Reply by 3 String Blues

softwood broomsticks

So I'm having a bitch of a time finding hardwoods where I live.  Seems everyone orders them on-line, sight-unseen.  (I can't speak the lang…

Started by Havana Honey

11 Sep 8, 2010
Reply by Havana Honey

What 3 strings and what tunings are recommended??? What do you use???

I realize there are no rules! but,i came upon this discussion about 3 string guitars and found it interesting...Many people are confused ab…

Started by Willardj

7 May 13, 2010
Reply by 3 String Blues

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