Brian Lemin
  • Male
  • Cooranbong
  • Australia
Share on Facebook
Share on Facebook MySpace

Brian Lemin's Friends

  • Craig Townsend
  • Marcel Fastier
  • Glenn Reither
  • The Phrygian Kid
  • TomAllard
  • Jarmo Katajisto
  • Jimbo Cawthron
  • Yellowbelly Flatt
  • Tom Lanford
  • Diane in Chicago
  • Brian
  • RossCrow
  • Will Carter
  • Roosterman
  • Randy S. Bretz

Music

Paused...
  • 1.
    Solomon J

Brian Lemin's Discussions

How to download videos from the forum please

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Lemin Jun 22, 2009. 6 Replies

"Wot! no Articles?"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Lemin Aug 18, 2009. 44 Replies

 

Brian Lemin's Page

Brian Lemin's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall (37 comments)

You need to be a member of Cigar Box Nation to add comments!

Join Cigar Box Nation

At 1:22pm on April 18, 2010, Yellowbelly Flatt said…
Sorry to hear of your health problems. I hope you make a total recovery soon.

I meant to ask, how does the hurdy gurdy sound and what problems did you have constructing the instrument and how easy was it to set up? Am I correct in assuming that notes are stopped or fretted by a kind of keyboard?

It's the kind of thing that I would love to build, but I know that I never will.
At 5:01am on April 18, 2010, Yellowbelly Flatt said…
OUCH! I bet that hurt.
At 4:01am on April 18, 2010, Yellowbelly Flatt said…
Ref 'bass' ukulele neck............

there are a number of things that helped in this construction. The neck is, compared with a normal bass, is very short; the hard wood, through the body design; the thick (ish) finger board and rose wood neck binding; and most importantly the relatively low tension of the "strings".
At 3:01am on April 18, 2010, Yellowbelly Flatt said…
Hi Brian,
the cigar box ukulele 'bass' has a scale length of 50cm - 20 inches. Usual (ish) baritone ukulele size. The neck width at the nut is 35mm and at the 12th fret is 45mm.
At 6:58am on October 14, 2009, Roosterman said…
Hi mate - just a quick link you might enjoy re: spinning reso cones. The video suggests that with the right material and know-how, spinning cones is childs play - without heat! Il be trying again tomorrow with some much thinner material, so Il keep you posted!
At 9:22pm on October 12, 2009, Diane in Chicago said…
We are all still awaiting a sound sample from that HG! It is so incredibly cool!
At 6:38am on September 29, 2009, Will Carter said…
Hey Brian, Amazing effort mate - only prob is now I want one but don't have a clue where to start. Wish I'd built it :)
At 5:16am on September 21, 2009, Roosterman said…
Believe me Brian, when Im limited to just 2 words, that IS speechless!!! hehe
Looks like a very involved build! Its certainly very eye catching... any chance of a sound demo?? I love this kind of experimentation, good work!
At 11:23am on September 13, 2009, Sounds of the Nation said…
glad you found it. hope you find some sounds you like
At 11:20am on September 12, 2009, Sounds of the Nation said…
when you go to wcbn music should start to play right away. the music player is at the top of the page and there are 46 different artists on there. let me know if you need more help or ask the guys in the chat to help you find your way around. everyone here is generally pretty happy to help out.

ets
 
 
 

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation? How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources


Forum

Piezo feedback

Started by Jerry Draper in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Jerry Draper 4 hours ago. 9 Replies

Your take on this bizarre guitar

Started by Infirmity Citrus President in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans yesterday. 8 Replies

Guitar Amp

Started by Chase N Williams in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Sep 21. 5 Replies

Blog Posts

Let’s talk Aeolian…

Posted by BrianQ. on August 27, 2022 at 12:05am 0 Comments

Building a Violin w/ GITTY Parts

Posted by Brad Craig on August 11, 2022 at 6:39pm 3 Comments

Effects Pedals

Posted by Trey Allensworth on May 26, 2022 at 10:04am 12 Comments

Latest Activity

Korrigan posted a video

Going2Cali

My rendition of the LZ classic recorded with a single 4-string tenor guitar going through 3 different effects chains to 3 separate channels. Sounds pretty hu...
1 hour ago
Poorness Studios liked A.D.EKER's video
1 hour ago
BrianQ. left a comment for Larry Sobol
"Here’s how to Add Pics,Vids,Content: Heres how to add Pics in a Topic…"
2 hours ago
BrianQ. left a comment for Larry Sobol
"Larry, to message someone, just click on their icon & you will go to their page? Pretty much…"
2 hours ago
Jerry Draper replied to Jerry Draper's discussion Piezo feedback
"Very helpful. I needed that. Thank you."
4 hours ago
AGP # liked Doug Thorsvik's video
4 hours ago
Larry Sobol commented on Poorness Studios's blog post Saying Goodbye To a Long Time Friend
" Remember all the joy that Ellie brought into your life. It can be extremely hard to lose a…"
5 hours ago
Larry Sobol replied to Larry Sobol's discussion Aluminum License Plate in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Brian. Larry Sobol here. Thanks for the link to the Video. Just found Mike Simpson to thank him as…"
5 hours ago
Larry Sobol replied to Larry Sobol's discussion Aluminum License Plate in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Mike. Larry Sobol here.  Thanks for the tips yesterday. Sorry for the slow response but Im new…"
5 hours ago
3 String Blues posted a video

Station One - Last chance for 200 miles! - 3 string cigar box guitar

Old School Blues - from the webpage https://www.reddogguitars.com There is CBGs for sale and more cigar box music#cigarboxguitar #3stringguitar #reddoggui...
6 hours ago
Gary O'slide posted a video
8 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Doug Thorsvik's video
Thumbnail

Put Your Hand in the Hand: 2-String Surf Chugger Cigar Box Guitar

"That’s encouraging Brian! We try to surprise and delight when we can. I have to admit, I have…"
8 hours ago

Music

© 2022   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

\uastyle>\ud/** Scrollup **/\ud.scrollup {\ud background: url("https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/963882636?profile=original") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;\ud bottom: 25px;\ud display: inline !important;\ud height: 40px;\ud opacity: 0.3 !important;\ud position: fixed;\ud right: 30px;\ud text-indent: -9999px;\ud width: 40px;\ud z-index: 999;\ud}\ud.scrollup:hover {\ud opacity:0.99!important;\ud}\ud \uascript type="text/javascript">\ud x$(document).ready(function(){\ud x$(window).scroll(function(){\ud if (x$(this).scrollTop() > 100) {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeIn();\ud } else {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeOut();\ud }\ud });\ud x$('.scrollup').click(function(){\ud x$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 600);\ud return false;\ud });\ud });\ud \ua!-- End Scroll Up -->