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Grounding a Tupelo Tenor

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Dec 29, 2021. 1 Reply

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Tung oil/ paint compatibility

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Sep 30, 2021. 6 Replies

I'm working on a CB Gitty kit for a customer. They want the neck painted White and a clear on the Fret Board. I was thinking Tung Oil for the Fret Board, but I'm stumped on what paint to use.

 

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Danny Woodman at C.B.Gitty built this CBG. It was a Christmas present for myself!
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"Drill a hole under the Tailpiece & sandwich a Groundwire between the Box & Tailpiece, making sure that the Wire is touching the Metal. As long as the Wire is in contact with anything touching the Strings, you’re good?"
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"Ken, if you don’t want a change in tone, then you’ll have to keep it thin like ink? I’ve done lettering on many a banjo head, so I’ll give a few tips: Ink brush pens are perfect, but if you plan to use Acrylic paint or any…"
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CB Gitty Country Roads Banjo kit

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This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.Keep in mind that new builders can find other great informative articles on CBG building, as well as most of the parts you'll need, over at C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply!See More
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What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
My Grandma and I made my toys when I stayed with her. I'm making my toys again, and it's fun. I named my 1st CBG "Francis" for her.

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At 4:02pm on March 8, 2021, BrianQ. said…

Welcome Ken, check out the Resources tab and join some groups located in the Posts tab?

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