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Intonation problems

Hello everyone.  I just recently finished my first 4 string CBG build,  You can see the uploaded photos my page for reference.  Overall I t…

Started by Ken Fite

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Lid thickness question.

I picked up a couple nice cigar boxes one of which is basically an upside down pyramid(only tapered on 2 sides) my concern is the thickness…

Started by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner

9 on Thursday
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Bluetooth CBG amps

Curious if anybody has used a combo 1/4" jack and Bluetooth when building a small CBG amp? Had someone ask if the amp I built was Bluetooth…

Started by Brent Kasl

1 on Thursday
Reply by Rick Tish

Box Size

I was given some nice boxes, from a 9x7x1 3/4 to a 6x6x3. What is the smallest size box that some of you have used for a regular 3 string s…

Started by Art Prior

1 on Thursday
Reply by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner

Store Front

I've been kicking around the idea for the past 2-3 years of having a store front in a tourist town instead just selling online, craft shows…

Started by Josh Thompson

13 on Thursday
Reply by Casey Smelser

Grounding Issues

I give up. Have a dual piezo based three string with bone nut and bridge. Has a hum when plugged in, strongest when I touch input, so I rep…

Started by Brent Kasl

4 Aug 13
Reply by Paul Craig

Glue Mold???

Finished two oak scarf joints last week and after clamping I always lay the neck on its side against parchment paper so it won't stick. Aft…

Started by Brent Kasl

4 Aug 12
Reply by Brent Kasl

Band saw woes

I picked up a band saw a while ago - an entry-level SKIL 3386-01. I read good reviews but I've had almost no luck with this thing - I can't…

Started by Sean Murphy

3 Aug 11
Reply by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner

My two amazing finds (Band saw set up)

Wasn't sure where to post this, but I came across two amazing finds. Stopped at a garage sale on a whim and bought in almost new condition…

Started by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner

15 Aug 10
Reply by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner

sealing wood

i have read that mahogany needs to have its pores sealed before applying an oil finish...anybody know what i might use for that?thanks

Started by THENUGE

7 Aug 7
Reply by frank learman

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