This is my 11th build, but the first one I've actually sold (sort of). I offered to build one as part of a fundraiser for St Judes Children's Hospital, and this is what the auction winner settled…Continue
I found this locally via Facebook marketplace, $20. Plugged it in for a few minutes and tinkered around with my 3 string with a rod piezo, seems like a decent little amp. Anyone have experience with…Continue
"Agree with Taffy's points below. The only thing I'd add is if you can build the guitar with some neck angle built in, it makes the action height and intonation job a little easier. I put about two degrees in my last build and really liked…"
"My understanding is that the scale length is theoretically the vibrating string length between the nut and the peak of the saddle as Taffy states, but that actual distance is generally greater because in reality the vibrating string length is less…"
"Thanks guys. We held the auction on Facebook, including some pictures of my past builds and some pics of my available boxes and tins, and just left it open that I'd build whatever the winner wanted, even potentially using materials they had. A…"
This is my 11th build, but the first one I've actually sold (sort of). I offered to build one as part of a fundraiser for St Judes Children's Hospital, and this is what the auction winner settled on. He wanted a 3 stringer with a humbucker, tuned EBE. I went with a 24.5" scale length, and parts from my stash. The only thing I bought for this was a set of strings. The neck and box are made from leftover materials after I cut down and refurbished a 100+ year old church pew, and the top is…See More
"Michael, I agree with Taffy's feedback. One other quick troubleshooting check is to use something metallic (like the edge of a metal ruler, a nail, etc) and place it on the string just ahead of the saddle, then pluck the string. If the buzz is…"