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Small fret location error

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Pounds Apr 1, 2020. 17 Replies

Just doing my first fretted instrument. Cut the slots in a poplar fretboard, and I noticed that one of the slots is off by about a millimeter. I’m thinking it will be a few cents flat. Should I just…Continue

Best tuners for nylon strings?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Dec 28, 2019. 3 Replies

what are the best tuners to use with nylon strings? Would it be best to get tuning machines made for classical guitar?Continue

Cookie tin lid front or back?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Dec 23, 2019. 1 Reply

 I am planning a cookie tin guitar/banjo. I’m wondering if it would have a better sound if I use the bottom of the tin as the front of the guitar, and put the lid at the back. Has anybody tried it…Continue

Tags: tin”, biscuit, Cookie tin”,

Advice for volume knob placement and mounting?

Started this discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick Jun 17, 2019. 17 Replies

I wonder what people think about putting the volume knob on the top side of the box rather than through the lid. Seems like the knob can get in the way when strumming, especially with a smaller box.…Continue

Tags: length, shaft, location, knob, Volume

 

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"Heck, if you mostly play slide, you will likely not notice the fret position since sliders slide to the not not the fret. Could be a good ending without a lot of work."
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At 6:12am on March 14, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation Michael, check out the Resources tab, plenty of good info

 
 
 

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