Folks:I am fairly certain I'm not the only player/assembler in the Puget Sound region.The Seattle Folklife Festival has NEVER had a CBG band or player on stage. It might take a year or two for a…Continue
Good morning folks:The diddley bow is the first musical instrument I've ever picked up and felt good about noodling with. I spent a fair chunk of my childhood in New Orleans, and my weekends were…Continue
Good morning, fellow bargain basement luthiers!I am new to the use of any musical instrument (aside from the obligatory month or two with a recorder while in the SCA 30 years ago), and my CB Gitty…Continue
Finished my Sound Box Guitars kit two weeks ago! Slide only 3 string, tuned Galax style (to "G" with all 3 strings), ring Voodoo slide on order. Created antiqued Chinese lacquer finish look with two coats of acrylic paint-black base coat with metallic/bright red top coat. Shall post images once the film is developed. Added 3 brass tacks to stop the strings from cutting into the neck on the front of the guitar at the tailpiece.
Completed my Sound Box Guitars kit 3 string slide cbg last night! I need to fit a piece of brass or a small brass nail as a "stop" to prevent the strings from tearing into the wood where the strings comes through to the front of the neck, but other than that, and lowering the action with a smaller diameter bolt, it is done. Going to leave this one purely acoustic, at least for now. Thanks to my friends Helen and Larry for handling the power tools for the build. I'll post images as soon as I…Continue