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Hey Guys, "Songs inside the box" the Max Shores documentary is going to be shown at the 6th annual SouthSide film Festival in Bethlehem, Pa…

Started by B Tal

4 May 14, 2009
Reply by JUJU

resonator

HELP I.m building a resonater CBG and have bought a 6"ulk cone bisket type but not shure how it will be installed do I need to make a ring…

Started by freddy boyd

6 May 14, 2009
Reply by JUJU

Piezo placement question....

I'm a CBG virgin and I'm not sure what is the best way to place this disc under the soundboard...I know it's supposed to go under the bridg…

Started by CMcG

1 May 13, 2009
Reply by JUJU

A question of groove(s)

Hi: In looking around for suitable bridge/nut material, I've found a couple of antique keys from my grandmother's house. They're the old-f…

Started by Vincent Cuenca

3 May 12, 2009
Reply by Vincent Cuenca

String questions

I've built my first cbg and am useing Ernie Ball Earthwood 80/20 bronze guitar strings 42 gague, 30 gauge and 17 plain string. I can't play…

Started by Big Steve

13 May 10, 2009
Reply by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

Rubber Band Harp

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Started by Doc Oakroot

2 May 10, 2009
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Building a piezo buffer preamp

I had found several sites that had schematics for building small preamps that would work with a piezo transducer. I thought I understood t…

Started by Dan Sleep

2 May 7, 2009
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Man rolls a 142 foot long cigar...

It would take a helluva box for this baby... http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090507/ts_afp/lifestylehealthcubatobacco

Started by Dan Sleep

3 May 7, 2009
Reply by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

Microphones

I've got two microphones that I think might work for mounting in a CBG. One I took out of a disgarded cordless microphone, and the other is…

Started by Mark Werner

3 May 6, 2009
Reply by BLY

Warped lid on Cohiba Robusto box

I'm no woodworker... ok, so I'm building a CBG... Anyhow, I need some advice on straightening a lid making it flat again. I've laid a wet…

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

2 May 6, 2009
Reply by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

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When will you stop building?

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