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new CGB what strings????

hi just made my first CGB...! i put on a mix of acoustic and electric strings and the tension really bent my mahogany neck. what string co…

Started by Sloth King

4 Feb 12, 2009
Reply by Roger Martin

any advice on buying a cbg?

I live in the nothern Illinois area,anybody out there selling cbg's or building in my area?I would love to talk to you

Started by nimmo

4 Feb 11, 2009
Reply by nimmo

A really nice article featuring Bill Jehle

http://www.guitartree.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=38&Itemid=89 This is a little dated, but still catches the…

Started by Wichita Sam

2 Feb 7, 2009
Reply by Wichita Sam

Cigar Box Baritone Ukulele

I'm making a baritone uke, 20 inch scale length. Does anyone know how wide the neck would be? How wide at the nut? Thanks Charlie

Started by Charlie

3 Feb 7, 2009
Reply by Charlie

neck angles really necessary?

i'm tryn to get started and need some tips advice maybe?thanks fellas!!

Started by nimmo

7 Feb 6, 2009
Reply by Mark Werner

thamks guys

I really love that everyones so helpful with my questions, its very inspiring!Some of you guys are so creative,your guitars are truly works…

Started by nimmo

0 Feb 6, 2009

Hey, Ya'll... Thought you could hide from the ol' hillbilly??? Guess again...

Hey, folks... First of all, I've been a memebr now for, oh, 3 minutes so I figured that was plenty of time to jump right in and make a foo…

Started by Sidewalk Bob

4 Feb 6, 2009
Reply by Sidewalk Bob

truss rods necessary?

like to know the experts thoughts on this matter

Started by nimmo

1 Feb 6, 2009
Reply by Delta Blues Classics - JStoltz

Size of neck blanks

I'm getting things in line for my first CBG...I'm looking for good spots to glean some scrap wood, but what thickness is good to work with.…

Started by spencer

15 Feb 2, 2009
Reply by Wade

Flying V Template

Anyone have a flying V body template in electronic format? Preferably the Gibson style, but a Jackson would be cool as well.

Started by Kevin

2 Jan 26, 2009
Reply by Kevin

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