"No right or wrong tuning, unless you want to specifically align it with another instrument for playing together. Once you decide on a particular scale length, and have your frets installed, just tune it up until the string sounds clean on all frets…"
"Hey Brenda, you can use any string & tune your canjo to any key you want, we make our own rules? FYI nylon strings have less tension, making it great for beginners? Also, you can use anything that’ll fit on a stick for a resonator,…"
Hi, We have a little pop can canjo someone gave me. My grandkids love it so we have decided to make them all one for Christmas. I bought the ebook how to make it and all the supplies from CBGitty. My husband wanted to make them out of a Danish Butter Cookie can 12oz. It sounds deep. We are trying to tune it. I am not sure a can that size will work since it is so big. Does anyone know if it will work?Also when I have tuned the other canjo in the past I use my guitar tuner to key of C. Is…See More
This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.Keep in mind that new builders can find other great informative articles on CBG building, as well as most of the parts you'll need, over at C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply!See More