Jerry Jordan
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"I remember Wes and his amps. Nice stuff. I always thought he looked like a long lost brother. RIP Wes, I hope you're up there jamming with the best!!"
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Jerry Jordan replied to Engblom's discussion Making a Loud CBG
"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…"
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Help identify unknown builder

"Well it took a little digging. Turns out this was built by Eric S at Tobacco Road Guitars. Looks like he sold them on Etsy years ago. This one is going to be a gift for a coworkers grandson."
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"Love your DIY hardware!!"
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"Really sweet!! Killer!! nice themes!"
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"Xcellent "
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"Beautiful, love Butternut wood "
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At 11:28am on November 4, 2021, Glenn Kaiser said…

Howdy Jerry! -Glenn

At 7:49am on May 24, 2020, Michael Fred Johnson said…

thank you Jery

At 12:03am on March 5, 2020, Doug Thorsvik said…
I appreciate the encouraging words on my builds. Like most CBG builders, I love experimenting.

The 3D printer really facilitates the process. The Yamaha Silent Guitar inspired my violin shaped body. The body took hours of printing time to do the 4 pieces! I’ve gone back to smaller parts.

I discovered the brad nail frets are sliding up, so I applied some super glue at the top and bottom of each fret. I should know tomorrow when I run my set list if the nails are stable.

One of these days I will try a double neck; I like yours. Some have angled the necks; don’t know if you considered that. Not sure what both necks would be, probably a 3-string and a tenor uke. Then the question is which neck goes on top?

Probably drove by your neck of the woods last month moving my son and family from NYC to Lynchburg!

Doug
At 11:48am on March 2, 2020, Doug Thorsvik said…

Thanks for the positive inputs. My “kit” guitar needs more qualification; actually more back story. I’ve been teaching a $7, 2-hour Intro to Cigar Box Guitars class for the local community college seniors program. I bring the guitars and teach them how to play them using Glen Watt’s 1-finger chording approach. The students love the class, but they leave without a guitar, though some do buy a guitar from me and start coming to our monthly jam. Growth in our group has been slow. I believe a build and play class where students leave with a guitar in hand could be a game changer. 3D printed PLA frets will wear out about 4 months depending on how much you play. The brad nails should change that and allow a neck that can be fretted by anyone quickly and easily. A properly fretted neck is very labor intensive which makes an inexpensive kit out of reach. The component costs of the guitar I pictured is about $20 and my friend and I each built a guitar together in 2.25 hours. I will make it my go guitar for now and see how it holds up. I will post some pictures of what the kit looked like when we started and how we applied the frets. I’m planning to do the first build and play session at my church later this month. I think 8 is all the students I can handle at once with a friend helping. The 3D parts are pretty simple to design. I used openSCAD and an inexpensive Robo 3D printer. Since the parts are all small pretty much any 3D printer should work. It took some experimentation to get the nails to slide in snug. Hope this info is helpful.

Doug

At 1:26pm on February 25, 2020, Southern Ray said…

Thanks for the "likes" Jerry. Looks like I am going to be spending some time on your page... REALLY good stuff!

At 11:09am on November 26, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

As you know Jerry ! than the critter whoed be massif , and its 26 inch scale ,its a long one by looks not realy by lenght, but thanks for the kind commet ! appriciated !

At 6:22am on November 8, 2019, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks for the comment Jerry

At 6:06pm on September 25, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Hi there Jerry i reckon so ! but every chick only clucks to his Mama!! if its guitar related that is ! i do think so to thats why i bought it its a vintage look copper "Dean "Dobro ! rings like a bell and i got my "Wings "Now '!

At 9:28am on June 20, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Hi there Jerry ! Yup ! she does the Job ,in europe they are not that exspencif, its a German Brand and they are our neighbours, and sins they go good in my build i preordered a couple, i like em and they  give me good results in diverend other guitars & builds aswell si a do exclusif  Shaller products in BCB Builds ,so people know what they get !! Thanks for your comments Jerry appriciated ! Greeeeettsszz A.D.  

At 5:53pm on June 5, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Thank you kindly Jerry J appriciate your like !

 
 
 

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