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Taffy Evans replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Hi Brian, thanks mate, I get a warning from my net provider  on my PC and iPad that the site where the photo is, is unsafe. But I can see photos posted direct to this forum. OK ,I see it all ....said the blind man.....just store what I said…"
Nov 23, 2020
Taffy Evans replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
Nov 23, 2020
BrianQ. replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Taff, I’m able to click on the links using an iPhone & iPad, not sure what you’re using? However, here’s that pic, which is not a bolt, but looks a high for a canjo? I build my Canjo’s with a flat screw for a nut like…"
Nov 23, 2020
Taffy Evans replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Hi, Sorry declan, i thought it hard to understand. Let me try this. At the start of the fingerboard [peghead] the nut would sit flush to that end of the board [the start of the scale length]. Call this the leaving point for the string from the…"
Nov 23, 2020
declan foley replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Thanks All, I'll have a look again tonight. Based on your input I guess the string is too high .. is there a recommended height over the frets ? 3 mm ? I will have o punch a new hole in the can too as the 'bridge' position is…"
Nov 23, 2020
Taffy Evans replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Hi, as I mentioned I cant see the photo, but, if you did use a round bolt and you did not shorten the distance from the first fret to the end of the fingerboard, the scale length would be wrong. The distance from the end of the fingerboard to the…"
Nov 23, 2020
BrianQ. replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"so, the screw eye is the nut? Then, yes, if your 1st note is sharp, then the string is sitting too high at the nut? About level frets, if you don’t want buzzing & sharp notes, then you’ll want to level them?"
Nov 22, 2020
MadGomer replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Start by confirming that your scale length is correct for the fret spacing you used. Measure from the point of contact between the string and "nut" and the point of contact with the bridge. If that's what you intended, then start…"
Nov 22, 2020
declan foley replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Thank's Taff, Brian .. You mean the nut is physically too high off the neck ? thanks for your help , photo of nut and first fret attached 20201123_002107.jpg"
Nov 22, 2020
Taffy Evans replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Hi I cant bring up the photo, is your nut in the correct position? Does the string leave the nut from the correct position? Are the notes true at the twelfth fret?  Taff."
Nov 22, 2020
BrianQ. replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"If it’s sharp, then the nut or the fret in front of the sharp note is high. "
Nov 22, 2020
declan foley replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
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Nov 22, 2020
declan foley replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Hi Brian,  Thanks for the reply. From your answer I presume I should get a D at fret 1 , E at fret 2 etc The frets may not be exactly level but there's lots of clearance. I've added a couple of photos for open tuning and on the 1st…"
Nov 22, 2020
BrianQ. replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
Nov 22, 2020
declan foley replied to declan foley's discussion Canjo tuning in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
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started from a wood working / wood turning perspective but getting more into playing : )

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At 2:19pm on November 20, 2020, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation,the Resources tab is highly recommended as is joining some groups located in the Posts tab? Beware of people who try to solicit you through weak email scams? See ya around :)

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