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Gitty Psycho Knob Static

I just put together a Gitty Psycho Knob. When I turn it on using my Peavey amp it adds a ton of background static. The 5th Heavy Metal sett…

Started by Jim Saraceno

11 Feb 13
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2 string guitar string size.

I have acquired some nice but small cigar boxes. I was thinking of using them to build some 2 string "chuggers". My question is what would…


1 Feb 6
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Kalimba Instructions?

Does anyone know where I can find some instructions on how to make a kalimba? I ordered the parts that include the keys, saddle and tuning…

Started by Groucho

4 Feb 2
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Hi, I was given a box of stuff and these were in it, how would you mount these?

Started by Fantacone Box Works

6 Jan 21
Reply by Titch the Clown

Back on the bench, after 30 years.

Hi, I just got back to working on this fine old guitar, late 1950s. I started it 30 years ago.....can't rush these things. Haha. taff

Started by Taffy Evans

5 Jan 16
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Rechargeable Batteries

 Hey everybody!  Trying to save some money and I am in need of some advise, leads, tips or what-have-you on AA, 9V, D and other rechargeabl…

Started by Southern Ray

26 Jan 16
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Jack socket wiring

I’ve purchased a preamplifier which I intend to use externally for several piezo builds. I’ll eventually mount it in a wooden box but in th…

Started by Michael Myers

5 Jan 10
Reply by Taffy Evans

eliminate pickup tinging

I’ve used MGB pickups on a bunch of builds. I have been putting the metal pick up covers on them that they sell like in the picture. One th…

Started by Jon

16 Jan 10
Reply by Paul Craig

Has anybody converted a Tupelo/Mountain Tenor kit to Fretless?

Has anybody converted a Tupelo/Mountain Tenor kit to Fretless?If so, do you have any tip or advice. 

Started by Andrew Gordon

14 Jan 9
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Markers on Pre-Fretted Boards

Hi folks. I may be using the wrong search terms, but I can't seem to find any info on this. Does anyone have advice or methods they use to…

Started by Stan Jones

14 Jan 3
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