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"Yeah buddy, lay it out, start cuttin', and make it your own. Ditto on the subsequent…"

Grandpa replied Apr 4, 2018 to Electric Cigar Box Mandolin

43 May 21, 2018
Reply by Thomas McGuigan

"Another thought...I built my neck, no truss rod or stiffening bar, so I built it as…"

Grandpa replied Mar 30, 2018 to How to calculate neck length for a wine box bass

4 Apr 6, 2018
Reply by JL

"Good sized box. My last bass I built with a 16" long box. My scale length is 31 1/2"…"

Grandpa replied Mar 30, 2018 to How to calculate neck length for a wine box bass

4 Apr 6, 2018
Reply by JL

"Scott, I'm with ya. I've spent some time trying to "fine finish" some cbg's, and in…"

Grandpa replied Mar 30, 2018 to Bone or plywood for string guide?

16 Jun 9, 2018
Reply by Ducati Scotty

"DS, as you can see, my headstocks are fairly simple..straight wood with wings. Shoul…"

Grandpa replied Mar 30, 2018 to Bone or plywood for string guide?

16 Jun 9, 2018
Reply by Ducati Scotty

"Let me throw a different idea at ya. For a year or two, I've been building my three…"

Grandpa replied Mar 30, 2018 to Bone or plywood for string guide?

16 Jun 9, 2018
Reply by Ducati Scotty

"Nice. I'm likin' it a lot."

Grandpa replied Mar 26, 2018 to My second bass

11 Apr 6, 2018
Reply by JL

"Yes. And it is weirdly different...different pressure, different hand position, diff…"

Grandpa replied Mar 26, 2018 to Playing standing up.

3 Mar 26, 2018
Reply by Don Stachovak

"I built a whamola from these plans when the post first appeared in 2015. I built my…"

Grandpa replied Mar 14, 2018 to Build a Les Claypool Whamola!

10 Jun 7, 2019
Reply by the anonymous pick

"Joe, I don't usually put a pickup on a straight acoustic build. That said, I have us…"

Grandpa replied Mar 7, 2018 to Pickups

11 Jul 20, 2020
Reply by Paul Craig

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