• Building a Violin w/ GITTY Parts

    Looking for plans, info ( ,photos of built Violins.) Built using Cigar boxes.  With Gitty Violin  Parts or pick & chose parts. Other Blogs/web-sites building / selling Violin parts. I am interested trying a Cigar Box Violin.  All & any ideas w/ any info PS I have used "cigar " boxed, maid…

    By Brad Craig

  • UPDATE on my health issues

    As some of you already know , (due to my personal letter to some members here (below ) I am dealing with health issues .   “”Hi,  I hope all is well with you . Unfortunately , I can't say the same for myself . I have been ill for a while  and losing weight rapidly,  and , finally   Last week . I…

    By the anonymous pick

  • Effects Pedals

    Currently working on a few prototypes for some guitar effects pedals. I have my Fuzz pedal back from testing currently. Going to swap out transistors for something a bit hotter.…

    By Trey Allensworth

  • alaska airlines

    Came across this Reddit, only information was "Alaska Airlines" 

    By jeff weins

  • in What way does your type HEADSTOCK effect stringtension, and vibration flow?

    How does the Headstock effect your way of playing,look on guitars, string tension, and costumer  loyalty?does it matter? or does it have no effect what so ever !Let me now…

    By A.D.EKER

  • Build number two

    Just finished number two build. It's set up as a three string, but has pairings of bass and treble strings. It sounds very mandolin-ish. Warning: If you do this make sure your have a very stout infrastructure. The tension is amazing.…

    By Guy Bachman

  • Let’s talk Dorian…

     Here’s something for the Beginners. A simple introduction to the Dorian scale. It only requires one string, so it shouldn’t be hard at all. Learn it up & down, then apply the basic Scale formula to 3 strings for even more possibilities…Page 1 Click image to enlarge …

    By BrianQ.

  • 3 String Red Dog Resonator

    Ol' Bookie's been at it again. Just finished a 3 stringer for myself a bit ago. Made the box from native Iowa cherry with a birch bottom. The neck is walnut striped oak topped with Ben's golden skull tuners. Dan May over in Colfax donated all the wood for the project just to keep me out of the…

    By Steve Bookout

  • Blog Test Entry

    Trying to learn the website. Please pardon the interruption. 

    By TN Twang

  • CB-Reso-Ukulele, finished 01 / 2022

    After quite a while I finally finished my latest build project, a resonator ukulele.Some data on it:Scale: 350mmWidth at nut: 35mmLength overall: ca. 563mmBox: Chica cigar box 232x135x42mmNeck: Douglas firFretboard: BeechResonator: tin lid of a rum box…

    By Markus Gaiser