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Apple/Android apps for tuning a guitar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bad Wolf Apr 22, 2013. 7 Replies

Has anybody ever used an app to tune a CBG? If so, which one works best?

What's your favorite fret scale calculator?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Craig Mayhem Apr 9, 2013. 17 Replies

I do not own micrometers and want to find a template I can just print, glue, and cut. Any good suggestions. I know of a few but most don't have printing options and the one on…Continue

First build, question about neck, pickup, and stability

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brent Apr 6, 2013. 9 Replies

Yesterday my parts from cbgitty arrived in the mail. Shortly after I began to saw my 3/4 inch by 1 1/2 maple to start on the neck and cut slots out my cigar box to fit in a through neck design. I did…Continue

First build. On off switch question.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brent Mar 29, 2013. 6 Replies

Hello everyone. I'm very happy to be starting my first cbg build, and to have a group I can come to for help. I purchased a few items from cbgitty the other day and want to find out where to make a…Continue


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At 2:14am on April 13, 2013, Lucky said…

Brent, yes it was a through neck design, and the brass rod is available in a 2 or 3 foot lenght at ace hardware, or probably a home depot. Good luck with your build.

At 2:56am on April 11, 2013, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks for the invitation and the compliment.If you have any questions about any of the photos or methods used just ask


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