As a novice getting the hang of playing any instrument, especially a CBG is very confusing. Playing the instrument in a Blues style is even more complicated if you do not understand its development. I have yet to find a good primer on blues. I am not an expert but the following appears to be valid from all I have read:
The major "D" for blues has a "D" for the I chord, and "F" for the iii, a G for the IV, an "A" for the V, and a…Continue
There is a reason we have children. In today's world it is called technology.
I have been building CBGs about a year now and finally feel good enough about my builds to think of selling them. Also health problems make my going back to work after being on medical leave for six months questionable. Even if I can go back the medical restrictions may be such I may need transferring to a whole new job category and need to learn a new set of job skills. So, I need a "PLAN…Continue
December 5, 2012 I crossed the yellow line and sideswiped a service truck. Problem is I did not realize I had done it. Some things in life really shake you up. I did realize someone had hit my drver's side mirror and shattered it. Looking in the inside mirror I did not see anyone stop, slow or any other indication anyone was concerned, so figuring it was a hit and run went home. Later I went out and saw paint on the driver's side fender. So I called the police to report an accident and was…Continue
I became interested in CBG because learning to play guitar was on my bucket list. Anyone here in the same boat?
I am learning how to build much quicker than how to play. Anyone in that boat alos?
OK, so on the playing side, I have actually made some progress I want to share. Well, not share, more like talk through - a discussion group - theropy?
First I did the thumb tacks on the neck at the third, fifth, seventh, and twelfth fret positions. Later, after a lot of…Continue