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String Action on a Slide Guitar?

Does string action matter on a slide guitar?  My personal preference is high action--1/8" at the nut and 1/4" at the bridge.  I did make on…

Started by Eric Davis

7 yesterday
Reply by Ken I

First built Questions - Scale lenght and Bridge Positions

I am going to built my first CBG. A frettless 3 string. My Box has 30x20cm (about 11,8x7,8 inch) 1.I want many playable frets. Is 19 to muc…

Started by Andreas Fischer

21 May 20, 2018
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Installing a Strat style bridge

I just installed a Strat style bridge on a guitar I made and I got lucky, it worked out perfectly!  Not knowing exactly how to place it for…

Started by Ducati Scotty

6 Mar 29, 2018
Reply by Ducati Scotty

biscuit bridge for resonator

Hi guys, was just wondering about biscuit bridges......I cant quite nail down whether the biscuit should be hardwood or not....am planning…

Started by rob bryon

5 Feb 6, 2017
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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)

18 Dec 13, 2016
Reply by Ken I

Grounding Mini Humbucker and Hardtail Bridge

I've built 3 cbgs so far and haven't grounded any of them. This one, the one I'm moving the bridge on, really needs to be grounded. And I'm…

Started by Richard Wilkins

12 Oct 26, 2016
Reply by JL

whammy bar designs, anyone???

So today i saw a video of shane speal, in which he told about the whammy bars they sell at C B Gitty, i emediately went back to my old desi…

Started by Iain T.S.

16 Jun 17, 2016
Reply by Iain T.S.

Ready for a bridge but having trouble on a back burner build

I have five builds ongoing at the moment, but my first build has encountered a bit of a stall.  The trouble is that I mistakenly cut the ne…

Started by Jeff Foreman

13 May 23, 2016
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16th fret bridge

Hmm.. New to me. Have you guys seen this.. Might be of special interest to lapsteel players. Might not work. Click here https://youtu.be

Started by Fomhorach

2 May 16, 2016
Reply by Fomhorach

Hard tail bridge location help.

Hey everyone.... TRYING to do my first build and I might have jumped in the deep end too soon. At any rate I decided to do a hard tail brid…

Started by Rickyboy

6 Apr 26, 2016
Reply by Rickyboy

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