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Titebond 3

Started this discussion. Last reply by Philip Hale May 2, 2016. 9 Replies

I recently tried title bond 3, and at the risk of teaching my grandma to suck eggs.I found that it leaves a black line along the joint, which is virtually impossible to get rid of, so I will stick to…Continue

Neck width for a 3 string cbg ? .

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Fred Johnson Mar 16, 2016. 12 Replies

I have white oak 2x1 inch white oak planed, and am not planning to add an extra fretboard thickness. The frets will go into the oak. I am planing to route the squareness off the back of the neck, so…Continue

How to calculate fret positions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Davis Mar 10, 2016. 34 Replies

I hope I am posting in the appropriate place, I am in the process of building a 3 String cbg and I Want to fret the neck. I have seen necks with 14 frets which should be what I will need. It will be…Continue

 

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Reading articles online
How many instruments have you built so far?
None
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I have been playing 6 string guitars for over 50 years, and have always made or mended things,in metal and wood.
I love the simplicity and the sound of cbs guitars, so I am looking forward to making one.

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At 4:13pm on August 5, 2016, darryl kernaghan said…

Just for a clarification,i've sort of dropped of the alumitone thread as it sort of got hi jacked by a person milking info,then trade marking it and not sharing learnings,which really annoyed me,as i thought we were collectively getting somewhere,i've not spoken to him,but i suspect Buggy may be a bit in front of me in development,and he's dropped off as well,but unless i'm a terrible judge of charachter,i think he'd be happy to share,as i said,i've a couple of experiments semi ready,and i'll tell you how they go

At 4:00pm on August 5, 2016, darryl kernaghan said…

thanks for the friending Philip,Ihave tried the 1000,s,results not good,but the frequency range was extremely unsuitable,as in 50-60 hz,whereas the 500,s were 20-200 hz,i have a bundle of 750's with better freq.charachteristics,but i've been a bit unwell recently,and haven't tried them yet,as soon as i do,i'll let you know,can you let me know what arrangement you used on yours,as i think aluminium thickness has some effect.also when i get back to it,i intend to try a 300 and a 500 in series,i'll let you know what i get

At 1:11pm on May 6, 2016, Suspect Device said…

Hi Philip, Thanks for the kind words. I cut my neck scarf joints with a sliding jig I built for my table saw. I think the break-angle is about 13 or 14-degrees. Some cleanup of the joint with a scraper- or even an exact-o blade- is sometimes necessary, but with a good fit and the right amount of glue, it makes for a pretty strong joint For glue up, I typically clamp the neck on it's side to a flat surface, then wedge the head stock between the neck and a bench dog, or to a block screwed to the bench. I clamp the joint with three #2 spring clamps and leave it overnight to dry. If you are using 3/4" thick stock, your peg head may be a bit too thick for most tuners, but in a pinch, you can sand/plane down the underside of the peg head a bit. I have found that a standard 6-sided die (-like, one half of a pair of dice) is a handy thickness gauge for the peg head/ tuner length.

Good luck!

At 9:19am on April 2, 2016, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Did you get my email with the cone/cover dimensions ?

At 5:00pm on March 30, 2016, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Is the address philip.hale@mail.com correct?

At 4:33pm on March 30, 2016, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Phil,sent you a message to the email address you sent

 
 
 

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