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I am back and I have something new; Biscuit Tin Micro Bass

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Hunter Jul 31. 2 Replies

Been a while since I last posted on here. fair enough most of what I build is for sale and I don't want it to look like I am on here to advertise, but this build here is a personal one and one I have…Continue

Finally finished: 6 String Broom handle Cigar Box

Started this discussion. Last reply by JP Lace Master Oct 29, 2021. 2 Replies

you guys have heard me talk about this thing already, so I'll just give the new details of the finished project.I sprayed the body and the neck itself and it made the wood and the even the ply itself…Continue

6 String Broom Handle Cigar Box

Started this discussion. Last reply by JP Lace Master Oct 10, 2021. 2 Replies

had an unexpected week off so I thought I'd get it done before winter comes. still got one or 2 things left to do, but this is what I got done so far. just need to round off the edges and corners,…Continue

I'm Back and I got something cool and need some opinions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lark Leazar Sep 19, 2021. 15 Replies

been a long time people, I been busy and building a lot of things which for administration reasons I shouldn't post on here, but I got something new I gotta show off and get some advice on.During the…Continue

 

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BrianQ. replied to JP Lace Master's discussion I am back and I have something new; Biscuit Tin Micro Bass
"That’s awesome, I have a short scale 3 string Bass (24”scale) hiding behind the TV in my living room :) Great to see you back around :)"
Jul 30
JP Lace Master posted a discussion

I am back and I have something new; Biscuit Tin Micro Bass

Been a while since I last posted on here. fair enough most of what I build is for sale and I don't want it to look like I am on here to advertise, but this build here is a personal one and one I have been planning for for years.It is a Micro Bass, for those that don't know thats a super short scale Bass guitar, similar in size to a Ukulele bass; in this case the scale is 25.5 inches, the same as a standard Strat or a Tele. it started by mistake, when I bought the neck I thought the short scale…See More
Jul 30
JP Lace Master replied to Jon's discussion string gauge for short scale cbg
"I have by the oddest of coincidences just built a 4 stringer with an 18.5 inch scale. traditionally on a shorter scale guitar, you need to use heavier gauge strings so the tension of the strings is right for the scale, but this is for the sake of…"
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JP Lace Master replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Finally finished: 6 String Broom handle Cigar Box
"Hi Taff, thank you kindly. the nut is glued into place and sits in a lowered ridge on the neck, but I guess it can be removed to shorten the scale. I lengthen the scale by just moving the bridge back nearer the tailpiece, the bridge is held down…"
Oct 29, 2021
Taffy Evans replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Finally finished: 6 String Broom handle Cigar Box
"Hi JP, I did respond a few days ago but fell into the "don't use Visual Mode cos' its broke " trap, in my haste to reply, and like some others could not be bothered to come back. But I'm here now and wide awake..... That is…"
Oct 28, 2021
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Finally finished: 6 String Broom handle Cigar Box

you guys have heard me talk about this thing already, so I'll just give the new details of the finished project.I sprayed the body and the neck itself and it made the wood and the even the ply itself come up very nicely, especially the top lid, it looks beautiful. I had some trouble with the nut and eventually had to swap it for a rather fat bolt, it works, but I would of preferred an actual nut for this. once I had it together I had some trouble with the electrics, the ground and the hot kept…See More
Oct 24, 2021
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JP Lace Master replied to JP Lace Master's discussion 6 String Broom Handle Cigar Box
"Thank you Taff, I was thinking Dust m Broom as an opener. I'm Open D or Open C once I got it strung up, might give you guys some Ry Cooder as well"
Oct 10, 2021
Taffy Evans replied to JP Lace Master's discussion 6 String Broom Handle Cigar Box
"Hi, interesting build, looking forward to the finished project and a rendering of Dust my Broom. Taff"
Oct 9, 2021
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6 String Broom Handle Cigar Box

had an unexpected week off so I thought I'd get it done before winter comes. still got one or 2 things left to do, but this is what I got done so far. just need to round off the edges and corners, spray the body in a lot of clear lacquer, mount the nut and jack plate and string it up. I made the box, myself, the top is 3/4 inch ply the sides are some thick pieces of pine and the back lid is 1/2 inch ply, which has hinges and catches. I like to get into the bodies, makes for easier…See More
Oct 8, 2021
Lark Leazar replied to JP Lace Master's discussion I'm Back and I got something cool and need some opinions
"I'd layout the neck with the box, measure out your desired scale length, then you'll have an idea where the bridge goes.   Then you may need to tweak the neck placement in the box (ie- longer or shorter neck tail length) to get…"
Sep 19, 2021

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
another memeber
How many instruments have you built so far?
one cigar box and many strats
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Well, the one I have made is made of a Biscuit Tin, whether you can call that a Cigar Box guitar, I don't know, but the tone when played acoustically is beautiful

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