Sean Jay
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2nd CBG - a sort of art deco look

"It’s gotta lay directly on or touch the box top to get the resonance your looking for, otherwise all the vibration will transfer to the neck? "
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First CBG

"Thanks, Order99. Of course my first one told me what needed to be better. It sounds a bit dull and the frets were harder than I expected to get right to avoid buzz and to allow a lower action to stop my fingers from getting sore... so I've now…"
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1st and 2nd CBGs

"Thanks Uncle John. I can't seem to control the orientation of my displayed photos, taken with an iPhone. The 'lower' smaller bodied one is my first, and the shinier black and wood one is my second."
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1st and 2nd CBGs

"Both very nice.   I like the color pop on the lower one.  "
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2nd CBG - a sort of art deco look

"Box curves are reinforced with glue blocks - probably heavier than needed. The floating bridge (bolt) is about 1/3 of the way up the box, which I hoped would improve the resonance (it doesn't seem to, though...).  So far, with the spare…"
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First CBG

" This...was your FIRST build?   (seethes with envy)  :)"
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symmetrical tuners

" Love the String Tree-i'm not a fan of lining up tilted necks myself...."
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
web search
How many instruments have you built so far?
1
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Its DIY character; suitability for blues; challenge of learning new tuning and chord patterns; applying my own ideas to solve construction problems and design preferences; learning about general guitar design.
I've played 6-string guitars for over 50 years.

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