I am trying to find any video where someone has taken the 3 lowest strings (E, A and D) from a full set and then put them on an acoustic cigar box guitar and tuned them to DAD or EBE. I would want to…Continue
I am middle age man seriously considering to build a 3 stringed CBG. I have a couple of questions about tuning.When I was young I used to play a normal acoustic guitar. Since then my voice has been…Continue
""The loudest build I ever built used a small cigar box that was all wood, but only about 2 ounces in weight.
No sound holes."
Pretty sure it would be louder with sound holes. That has been my before & after experience."
"The 2 loudest I've built acoustically were.
A build where I substituted an old steel cake pan for the cigarbox, and use high action on a fretless build.
The loudest build I ever built used a small cigar box that was all wood, but only about 2…"
"Here is a good Del Puckett video that shows heavy strings vs lighter gauge. He may call the heavy ones as being A, D, & G guitar strings, but they are very close the E, A, D strings from a regular gauge guitar string…"
"Hi Carl, you lost me with your descriptions of the word concrete, ha-ha, but you nailed what I meant.
Hi Engblom, ok I got ya. If you look into my earlier post, the bit – The areas I focus on -, mentioned are the Real and Practical areas to…"
I am trying to find any video where someone has taken the 3 lowest strings (E, A and D) from a full set and then put them on an acoustic cigar box guitar and tuned them to DAD or EBE. I would want to know what they would sound like. Do you know about a such video or could you upload a such video?See More
"I wonder about the effect of back angle, depth of box, and internal volume
it would be interesting to score a pile of identical drop in lid boxes and make one body with interchangeable lids.
it would be interesting to experiment with a plain…"
"Hi, I think that Chicken bone John gave much good information, and I thought my account of the areas of importance to me would get you headed in the right direction. As soundholes do not a guitar make, neither does any other one component n…"
"Unfortunately it isn't as simple as soundhole shape and size to create a loud acoustic instrument. The size of the resonating chamber (ie the box) and the responsiveness of the box (most importantly the top) are very important. The top needs to…"