Ken Hope
  • Male
  • Waverly Hall, GA
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share on Facebook MySpace

Ken Hope's Discussions

Grounding a Tupelo Tenor

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

Show me y'alls Fix.Continue

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.

 

Ken Hope's Page

Latest Activity

Ken Hope posted a status
"How do you print artwork on Rice Paper, for decorating a box?"
Jan 9
BrianQ. liked Ken Hope's photo
Jan 1
Keith Rearick liked Ken Hope's photo
Dec 30, 2021
AGP # liked Ken Hope's photo
Dec 29, 2021
Ken Hope posted a photo

20211229_092246

Danny Woodman at C.B.Gitty built this CBG. It was a Christmas present for myself!
Dec 29, 2021
BrianQ. replied to Ken Hope's discussion Grounding a Tupelo Tenor
"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?"
Dec 29, 2021
Ken Hope posted a discussion
Dec 28, 2021
Order99 liked Ken Hope's discussion CB Gitty Country Roads Banjo kit
Nov 29, 2021
Christopher G Daniels replied to Ken Hope's discussion CB Gitty Country Roads Banjo kit in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
Nov 29, 2021
BrianQ. replied to Ken Hope's discussion CB Gitty Country Roads Banjo kit in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"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…"
Nov 29, 2021
Brian Revels replied to Ken Hope's discussion CB Gitty Country Roads Banjo kit in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
Nov 29, 2021
Thomas "Duck" Petry replied to Ken Hope's discussion CB Gitty Country Roads Banjo kit in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
Nov 29, 2021
Ken Hope added a discussion to the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
Thumbnail

CB Gitty Country Roads Banjo kit

I'm about to start this kit and i would like to decorate the tambourine, Is this possible?See More
Nov 29, 2021
Ken Hope joined Cigar Box Nation's group
Thumbnail

Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

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
Nov 29, 2021
Ken Hope posted a status
"I'm about to start the CB Gitty Country Roads Banjo kit. I would like to decorate the tambourine?"
Nov 29, 2021
Ken Hope updated their profile
Nov 25, 2021

Profile Information

How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Gitty Gang Show
How many instruments have you built so far?
11
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.

Ken Hope's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall (1 comment)

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

Join Cigar Box Nation

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?

Ken Hope's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All
 
 
 

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

Your take on this bizarre guitar

Started by Infirmity Citrus President in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans 10 hours ago. 8 Replies

Guitar Amp

Started by Chase N Williams in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Sep 21. 5 Replies

Blog Posts

Let’s talk Aeolian…

Posted by BrianQ. on August 27, 2022 at 12:05am 0 Comments

Building a Violin w/ GITTY Parts

Posted by Brad Craig on August 11, 2022 at 6:39pm 3 Comments

Effects Pedals

Posted by Trey Allensworth on May 26, 2022 at 10:04am 12 Comments

Latest Activity

Uncle John commented on BUGGY (C)'s video
Thumbnail

Swampy Resurrection - (The Journey)

"Buggy!   Good to hear you!   Got some sad soul cooking along here."
3 hours ago
Bernie Edwards liked Randy S. Bretz's photo
9 hours ago
Taffy Evans replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Your take on this bizarre guitar
"Hi, yes I've seen them before Brian. With a box made for three necks, it's no big deal,…"
10 hours ago
BrianQ. replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Your take on this bizarre guitar
"3 necker is doable? https://youtu.be/iAiLIbSh0gI"
11 hours ago
Taffy Evans replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Your take on this bizarre guitar
"Hi, a three-neck instrument sounds interesting. I think it would be a better deal to build an…"
15 hours ago
BrianQ. commented on Papa D's photo
Thumbnail

camacho3

"Those boxes are mighty thick!"
16 hours ago
BrianQ. liked Randy S. Bretz's photo
16 hours ago
BrianQ. commented on BUGGY (C)'s video
Thumbnail

Swampy Resurrection - (The Journey)

"Been too long, I missed your vids buggy!!!"
16 hours ago
BrianQ. liked BUGGY (C)'s video
16 hours ago
AGP # liked Randy S. Bretz's photo
19 hours ago
AGP # liked BUGGY (C)'s video
19 hours ago
Randy S. Bretz posted a photo

Just the coverplate and strings yet!

Had to replace the piezo cable with a piezo rod. Bad cable!
19 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 -->