I am a very new builder and already very out of my depth.A few questions if I may to get some ideas and recommendations.I have built my first three string using a 2by2 poplar stick having fun with a…Continue
"Great lesson CB John! I am a new player and this lesson will really help I was strangulating my neck. I also need a lot of help with my right hand as I want to get my Pete Townsend windmill under control. "
"Thanks Guys I think I will move the hard tail built a few boxes down the queue . I saw an video by ChickenboneJohn on an micro adjustable neck that looked fairly straight forward . I am going to focus to working on some playable…"
"Hi, also you may need a hole in the top bigger than the bridge so that the edge of the hole clears the top of the bridge. This will look a bit messy.
CBJs advice is good, how often do you plan to lift the top anyway?
"If you are using a "hardtail bridge" it's basically a cut down version of a solidbody electric "Stratocaster" type bridge, so it is designed to be mounted on a solid body. That's the way to do it. If you are using…"
I am a very new builder and already very out of my depth.A few questions if I may to get some ideas and recommendations.I have built my first three string using a 2by2 poplar stick having fun with a cool corona wood box. Also a fun diddly bow I call Hoe as it was a in-loved garden tool that now is touch ever day and is loved, helping me get my rhythm.Question 1) I have a three string hard tail bridge from CBgitty and a mag pick up. I would Like to be able to open the box with out removing…See More
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I am hoping I will be able to learn to play the three string CBG. I have tried to learn a six string but did not have the time to commit. I have a pretty good "low end" wood working shop with tools that were my fathers. I find the skills required for makin CBGs is perfect for my 8th grade wood shop education. I can only improve with each build. I have a diddly bow in the queue hopefully I will be able to play the one string.
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