Kelly copley
  • Male
  • Bay City, TX
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions
  • Events
  • Groups (2)
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Kelly copley's Friends

  • Fat Toe Fozzie
 

Kelly copley's Page

Profile Information

How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Youtube

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Cigar Box Nation to add comments!

Join Cigar Box Nation

At 8:14pm on August 9, 2011, Keni Lee Burgess said…
Interesting. I would suggest going with the standard GDg tuning using strings ADg. I guess the best way to figure out the gauges would be to refer to a string pack for 12 string guitar. What are you going to use for the cone? This seems to be the hard part when you try to use something else than a real commercial cone. Most builders here make the mistake of using something way too sturdy like a pot lid. Real cones are quite flexible and delicate. The cone needs to support the downward pressure of all six strings, but at the same time freely move up and down, when you strum the strings. String tension too tight or too loose is a problem. It would be a shame to go through the effort of making an octave instrument only to have a flat tone. Those strings need to vibrate. Thanks for sharing. Enjoy.      
 
 
 

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation? How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources


Forum

The Cigar Box SITAR Experiment - by Shane Speal

Started by Cigar Box Nation in Feature Articles. Last reply by t-belly johnson Jun 16. 2 Replies

Build a Les Claypool Whamola!

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker in Feature Articles. Last reply by Cindy J Jun 14. 11 Replies

How to Build a Mailbox Dobro

Started by Cigar Box Nation in Feature Articles. Last reply by Cindy J Jun 13. 3 Replies

Latest Activity

BrianQ. commented on A.D.EKER's photo
Thumbnail

Willie Joe Duncan

"Yes, Wesseh is the guy who played gas can guitars from Africa who Shane was helping out, Brushy is…"
1 hour ago
A.D.EKER commented on A.D.EKER's photo
Thumbnail

Willie Joe Duncan

"Not resently! believe it must be quit a fjew years  back now ,maybee even before you joined?…"
2 hours ago
Taffy Evans replied to Taffy Evans's discussion Working on the edge.
"Hi I C P, thanks for chiming in. I learnt sharpening and the use of sharp tools from the old…"
2 hours ago
AGP # commented on Doug Thorsvik's video
Thumbnail

Thy Loving Kindness: 3-String Surf SLG Cigar Box Guitar

"A Pleasant Gospel Type Tune, well performed Doug & Slingers :-)"
3 hours ago
AGP # commented on AGP #'s photo
Thumbnail

AGP #151 - ''Mr Bean'' [Modified 18th June 2022]

""Thanks UJ", it's nearly as handsome as the builder, Jarrah is an Australian…"
3 hours ago
AGP # commented on AGP #'s photo
Thumbnail

AGP #151 - ''Mr Bean'' [Modified 18th June 2022]

""Thanks UJ", I was a bit worried that cutting the Can down would somehow effect the Tone…"
3 hours ago
AGP # commented on AGP #'s photo
Thumbnail

AGP #151 - ''Mr Bean'' [Modified 18th June 2022]

""Thanks Doug", In the Past I used the 45mm wide by 9mm thick White Oak Vine patterned…"
3 hours ago
Gary O'slide posted a video

Gary O'Slide Fingers blues

Stream album:STREAM THIS ALBUM ON Mississippi boy: https://open.spotify.com/album/1GkkGdsXQIhDAzxmJjyoA2?si=_XepOQMcSG6C5GRwHcrg-ASTREAM THIS ALBUM ON Wide o...
5 hours ago
Keith Rearick liked Doug Thorsvik's video
8 hours ago
Keith Rearick liked 3 String Blues's video
8 hours ago
Keith Rearick liked AGP #'s photo
8 hours ago
Keith Rearick liked AGP #'s photo
8 hours ago

Music

© 2022   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

\uastyle>\ud/** Scrollup **/\ud.scrollup {\ud background: url("https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/963882636?profile=original") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;\ud bottom: 25px;\ud display: inline !important;\ud height: 40px;\ud opacity: 0.3 !important;\ud position: fixed;\ud right: 30px;\ud text-indent: -9999px;\ud width: 40px;\ud z-index: 999;\ud}\ud.scrollup:hover {\ud opacity:0.99!important;\ud}\ud \uascript type="text/javascript">\ud x$(document).ready(function(){\ud x$(window).scroll(function(){\ud if (x$(this).scrollTop() > 100) {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeIn();\ud } else {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeOut();\ud }\ud });\ud x$('.scrollup').click(function(){\ud x$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 600);\ud return false;\ud });\ud });\ud \ua!-- End Scroll Up -->