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collectors item

Started this discussion. Last reply by Keni Lee Burgess May 7, 2012. 1 Reply

found this on Ebay Australia.…Continue

Lap guitar 'v' normal

Started this discussion. Last reply by The Phrygian Kid Jan 8, 2012. 2 Replies

can someone explain the differance.can a normal guitar be a lap guitar?If so How,high set up, slide only? Most CBG seem to be made for slide, so can we call them Lap guitars? Continue

Neck Angles

Started this discussion. Last reply by Habanera Hal Dec 5, 2011. 6 Replies

Hi guys,After an number of builds now mostly throught neck type so just flat straight through, i was thinking of emulating some of your more advanced builds, with a bolt on , or glued on neck with…Continue

String mounting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Taylor Nov 20, 2011. 3 Replies

Having made a few guitars now with the string through method I was wondering about mounting the strings on the or through the top of the box lid.Either like a normal Acoustic guitar or similar…Continue

 

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At 9:53am on February 15, 2012, Uncle John said…

Hi Peter,  Like your cbg builds.  Glad to have you for a nation friend.

At 12:52pm on November 21, 2011, R L Kuhn said…

Peter,

For this one I actually bought the fret board with the slots pre-cut. I think it was 23 7/8 inch scale.

I tried standard coated bass strings and also the "weed wacker" nylon strings as shown. I crimped ferrules on the ends to secure them in the bridge.

Thanks,

RL

At 4:05am on July 18, 2010, Pedro Mankini said…
Yeah I think I know where it is. I'm south of the river.... go to Mega Music all the time. Cheers.
At 6:35am on July 13, 2010, Pedro Mankini said…
Thanks man. I cant get enough of it at the moment.... its kind of consuming me right now.
At 6:27am on July 13, 2010, Pedro Mankini said…
I have found a couple at secondhand stores around the city and actually went to a place in Lodon Court in the Perth CBD called Devlins. They sell cigars and cigar boxes but they start at $20 for an empty box which is a bit rich and against the whole idea I reckon. They had a bout 30 to choose from and also have a store in Subi I think if you ever run out. Cheers.
At 12:23am on July 12, 2010, Pedro Mankini said…
You have some pretty neat pics there mate. How long have you been doing them and where do you find your boxes?
At 1:47am on July 9, 2010, bairfoot cajun said…
thanks peter that is a top compliment for me sir----i,m on vacation and have been for a few weeks--i go back to work on monday oh well i can still build stuff after work in the evenings yep.thanks again.
At 8:53am on May 30, 2010, W.M. Peterson said…
Thanks your comment but sorry no plans and also no step by step pictures. Actually it's a very easy and fast project. You just use the housing of the light. You stick a 5W speaker in it , drill the hole(where the wire normally comes out)a little bigger, cover it with any kind of plate(ofcourse with a hole or holes), make a small wooden stick(a normal broomstick is just the size of a mikeholder) that fits the mike and thats it.
Success ! in case you have plans to make one. grtz. Werner
At 10:20am on April 7, 2010, Dianne Woods said…
Peter, you are very welcome. I am working on my 2nd build and thinking about the 3rd and 4th builds to come. I am still learning while making mistakes. But I love building them. I haven't learned how to play except one tune----Shortin Bread. Thank you for your kind comments on mine, thank you for the encouragment. Happy building.
At 10:00am on April 7, 2010, Dianne Woods said…
Hey Peter, you have some very nice builds. Great job.
 
 
 

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