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Started this discussion. Last reply by Wal Callaby May 1, 2018. 10 Replies 0 Likes
Hello all.What is the thickest material you all have ever seen/used for a custom box.I understand thinner is better sounding (to a point. You don't want a veneer box...:) ), and thinner is obviously…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Bowen Mar 5, 2018. 13 Replies 0 Likes
So, woodworking tool newbie here, and I was just wondering what is everyone's opinion on if brand/price matters for chisels, rasps, hand planers and files?Is it worth getting the high end stuff for…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Shawn Doyle Feb 15, 2018. 7 Replies 0 Likes
So, I inherited several card tables. I seriously have like 6 of them.I was thinking, could they be durable enough - with plywood and board reinforcements on the top- that I could turn one into a…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Clark Rowden Nov 21, 2017. 4 Replies 0 Likes
So, I assume this has been asked before, but how many people in here have made custom boxes for their CBG's?I have quite a few hardwood boards I inherited from my grandfather that are still in great…Continue
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Saw your query about material thickness for DIY box , suggest 1/8" for top back and sides
That is actually just two pieces of wood. The neck board in the middle and a slotted wider piece underneath so we could carve out any shape we wanted. But the glue works great with tension. We just started using scarf joints for the head angles and again no problem with tension at all.
I say go for it!