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Shielded wire source

If you are looking for a cheap source for shielded wire for your CBG go to "Dollar Tree" and buy cell phone charging cables with the big an…

Started by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner

0 Sep 25

my diy table saw, it's not for the squeamish,

a few bit's of a kitchen unit, piece of flat bar, bit of MDF board and a circular hand saw plus a few g-clamp's, work's a treat,

Started by GARAGE HERMIT

12 Sep 25
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Today's progress 9/22/19

Got stuff done, but not as much as I wanted, had some damage control to think through...Right starting out I saw, tried to fix, and promptl…

Started by James Pobog

8 Sep 23
Reply by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner

What is the optimum nut height and bridge height combination. What are the best materials to use?

I have been building and experimenting for a couple of years now.    1) I am curious for peoples thoughts on the best set up heights for th…

Started by BUGGY (C)

27 Sep 23
Reply by RTZGUITARS

help with first build tin top and pot wiring

I have nearly wired in my first CBG but just want to make  sure it is right.   I have soldered the capacitor to the left hand leg/solder po…

Started by Dave B

7 Sep 22
Reply by Dave B

Info please.

Yeah, I know, build #2 ain't done yet and already I'm thinking of #3.BUT since my planning process is a long one, at least a couple weeks,…

Started by James Pobog

11 Sep 22
Reply by Andries D. EKER

Hollow construction?

Anyone ever build that way? Sort of an all-wood  version of those Fouke Industrial designs (rail style)?  The Woodcraft store near me has s…

Started by James Pobog

7 Sep 21
Reply by Andries D. EKER

Sigh........

You see the  crap  I have to  put up with  being  me? My brain has  not  turned off  for several weeks  now, and  constantly  produces  thi…

Started by James Pobog

4 Sep 20
Reply by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner

Sigh........

You see the  crap  I have to  put up with  being  me? My brain has  not  turned off  for several weeks  now, and  constantly  produces  thi…

Started by James Pobog

2 Sep 19
Reply by James Pobog

Nuts

If/when I build a baritone out of nice wood, I think I'd like to upgrade the nut from all-thread, but since it is a steel guitar, I need mo…

Started by James Pobog

6 Sep 19
Reply by BrianQ.

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