Posted on November 11, 2009 at 10:21pm
I thought I would write about how I came to be a CBG builder and player. It started when I was about ten years old. I decided I wanted to play the guitar, that christmas I got one. It was more of a toy, but it had strings and frets and it looked cool, so I was happy.
Then I started trying to learn to play, boy it wasn't all that easy. I practiced and struggled, but didn't get much better.
There were no books or video lessons like there is today to lead you along the path of what… Continue
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Hi! I set up a group for CBG players in and around the Twin Cities. It'll be a great way to network with local players, start up jam groups, teach, learn, and play. Join if you're interested!
The slide probably only took an hr or two to make (not too sure as I didn't do it all at once)...that's if you don't count all the time soaking and boiling to get rid of the smell!!...next time I'd get one from a butcher's rather than a pet shop (it was filled with some horrible smelling gunk that they put in for dogs : -/ )
Thanks for the feedback on the woodburning. It's fun and not too hard to do. I stick to simple patterns to get the effects you see. I got my woodburning iron at Ben Franklin's for about $15, so it doesn't cost much to start. Interestingly my first bass was a weedwacker bass! They are funky for sure.
Most of all, have fun!