Long time guitar player here, but I'm mostly an electric bass player these days. Anyway, someone posted a link to a Samatha Fish video on the TalkBass forum a couple of weeks ago. That put a burr…Continue
"Cut a 5 degree angle on the part of the neck inside the box (on the upper part). This will angle the neck back and give you more bridge height/break angle. You can move the neck further into the box. Maybe cut out the lid to give…"
"I'd layout the neck with the box, measure out your desired scale length, then you'll have an idea where the bridge goes. Then you may need to tweak the neck placement in the box (ie- longer or shorter neck tail length) to get…"
"Lark, I love the Spartan, non shiny overall vibe of this guitar! All the elements work together for the look. I’ve yet to play a cigar box guitar that is as loud as a 6-string acoustic unplugged, so I use an amp to bring it up to that level…"
"Well, a good guitar to play quietly and there are times for that. And plug in to roar. That top was not likely to produce big or great acoustic sound. Glad it's a good intonator. I am not happy with them when they…"
"Sound is anemic acoustically. Not a big surprise, as I really beefed up the box and likely damped whatever resonance may have been there. Plugged in - Wow- it sounds great.
I have the action at ~3mm where the neck meets the…"