Bruce Trappes's Groups (18)

  • CBG wiring & electronics.

    746 members Latest Activity: Nov 16

    Want to plug that thing in? Here's a place to share ideas about pickups (Both magnetic and piezo) and wiring in volume and tone control, the best…

  • Diddley Bows and Other Primitives

    341 members Latest Activity: Sep 13 A place to discuss one-string diddley bows, washtub basses, washboards and any other primitive instrument that may fall outside the Cigar Box realm.

  • Cigar Box Guitar Museum at Speal's Tavern

    90 members Latest Activity: Dec 11, 2021

    Get updates on The Cigar Box Guitar Museum at Speal's Tavern, the world's first permanent museum collection of Cigar Box Guitars.  Speal's Tavern…

  • Home Made Guitar Amps

    252 members Latest Activity: Nov 25

    This is a group for home made guitar amps.

  • Steampunk Collective

    257 members Latest Activity: Nov 16 A place to discuss, dream up and create Steampunk instruments.

  • Can Jo Consortium

    249 members Latest Activity: Jun 21, 2021 The simplest little resonator instrument of all. Please add links to plans, photos of your canjos and ideas you've found that make the most of this…

  • Piezo pickups

    202 members Latest Activity: Mar 13

    All ideas to make piezoelectric

    sound good and stable.

  • Super Advanced Cigar Box Guitar Building

    533 members Latest Activity: Mar 5 Here's where the freaks hang out. Get the inside scoop on wild cigar box guitar designs, advancements and experiments. Not for the timid builder!

  • Lap Steel World

    177 members Latest Activity: Dec 31, 2021 A group for lap steel admirer's, players and builders.

  • Hand built and custom microphones

    85 members Latest Activity: Jan 29

    thought about how i was using modern mics and effects, mainly distortion and reverb, to record with and it seemed the next step to me was hand…

  • The 12 Step Program

    28 members Latest Activity: Sep 24, 2016

    CBA (Cigar Box Anonymous)

    I'm intervening and you know its good for you!

    Confess your Cigar Box compulsion here and you will be…

  • rat rod guitars

    192 members Latest Activity: Dec 11, 2021 cbgs that may look a bit rough around the edges but sound like hot rods

  • Australian CBG

    169 members Latest Activity: Sep 9, 2021 Australian builders can meet and discuss issues with making guitars down under.

  • Three string guitars

    669 members Latest Activity: Oct 20

    Everything about anything that's a three stringer

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Engblom replied to Engblom's discussion Getting intonation right
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Taffy Evans replied to Engblom's discussion Getting intonation right
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Getting intonation right

If you build a CBG without a tailpiece and with the strings attached to the saddle, how do you get…See More
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Doug Laffin replied to Muddytone's discussion What random stuff have you used for a bridge?
"I'm using a lamb shank bone on my current build."
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Busker Vs sound of Sainsbury’s shopping trollies! Winter Song - with 3 string Cigar Box Guitar

"You are one dedicated busker Belinda! It’s always a treat to watch you artfully work your…"
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BrianQ. replied to Engblom's discussion Anyone with experience in 1-3-1 tuning?
"Those chord shapes & can be used for any 1-5-8 tuning, gitty did some charts back years ago…"
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