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Basic must have tools and workshop pics

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris F Jul 20, 2017. 28 Replies

Hey again everyone!Ok, as an ex engineer and mad inventor, i want to know what you would consider in your basic/ must have cbg build kit. Oh and throw in pics of tools, gadgets and your creation…Continue

 

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I love the home made music style of cbgs

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It was supposed to be an easy sunday! Now my heard hurts

Posted on July 2, 2017 at 9:26pm 5 Comments

Well i guess i've hit what can only be described as "builders block" (very similar to writers block).
Had a productive day making the neck and headstock for my #2 build only to spend the last 6 hours trying to decide on the rest of the design! I think ive picked the box to use, but so many ideas running through my head i cant make my mind up... Electric or acoustic? Fretted or not? Which tailpiece and bridge? Which tuners? Which sound hole covers? Aaaargh!!!!

The terrors of online window shopping

Posted on June 29, 2017 at 12:42pm 0 Comments

Oh no! I just had to stop myself from hitting add to cart about fifty times while window shopping on cb gitty! I only went on to look for some components for the next build and most importantly some more picks after my last one flew outta the car window on the way to work this morning. Supposed to be saving money for the wifes birthday so dont think it would have gone down well ☺

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At 8:29am on June 29, 2017, Steve Arvey said…
Nice builds. Next time I go through Knoxville I will come by.
 
 
 

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