Thanks for all the positive feedback!! I guess I'll keep making more of these babies. Actually have 3 more that will be finished in a day or two. I actually sold one already (buckshot)....but I hate…Continue
O.K.....since my intro the other week I've been scouring this site and the net for inspiration. Lots of cool stuff, ideas, tricks. I have however realized my initial inspiration of sea chanties and…Continue
I'm new here and don't know nuthin. As a fatter of mact I'm a horrible, impatient guitarist, otherwise known as a drummer. I'm lookin for a cool guitar to play whilst I sing odd hill music and sea…Continue
"The bolt on, rusty lid resonator is just one of the reso types I use. It's just something I started doing ten years ago and never stopped. I don't remember if it was my idea or I saw it on here, but I like it! Sounds twangy. It is time…"
"Uncle John...the drop off from the nut to the tuners seems to work fine. I've always used this set-up on my straight headstocks. If I do an angled headstock and scarf joint situation it is lower of course. Thanks for lookin! I appreciate your…"
"Yup. The very highest 9s for esthetics. Love the spoon tail. Love the box too and center sound hole. Like the fret board and paddle head stock. Great setting and pic.
I may not like the fast drop off from nut to tuners - unless you have made it work…"
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I like the true raw rustic sound and feeling of handmade, homestyle instruments. I typically do not add magnetic pick-ups as I feel they detract from the original idea of what a cigar box guitar really is.
Of all the photos on CBNation this last series of yours rank among my favorites. I love the distressed look and how they appear to be made of truly found items. I have a question about the wire frets; how are they attached at the sides? I'm guessing you have a large jare of wood worms or just love to drill holes! Great work!!!
Welcome aboard, Uncle Pauly! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBB, CBU, etc.) Feel free to pole around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc.)