"I really enjoy the idea of using found or recovered materials for builds, especially old wooden cigar boxes. I built this instrument after being inspired by the 1922 Newspaper article which includes its instructions. I loosely…"
"Sam you can post pics straight into the discussion like this, sometimes links are not viewable to others?
Then you’ll have to click the HTML Editor before you click Add Reply? I know it’s confusing, but that’s how to make things…"
"Yea, seeing that is confusing, but in the other drawing, it specifies “e” as a block? Just like how most of us brace the corners in our cbg’s, so maybe that makes more sense? The other drawings don’t show a brace going across…"
Has anyone made the mandolin based on the plans found here, https://cigarboxnation.com/page/5-string-cigar-box-mandolinI've been thinking about making both a cigar box mandolin and a normal mandolin, and I figured this would be a fun plan to follow, especially as a good applicant for the current build off contest. So far I think I'm going to change the neck dimensions, since 2" seems really wide, I think 1.25"-1.75"…See More