Post a pic of your first build with short description.

My first is a Cohiba box Les Paul Jr. copy. W/sound hole next to neck. and vintage p90

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After buying and building Gitty's kit I wanted to try another one. The result was the "Rockin Peacenick" so aptly named by another member.

I've since built it a custom case to reside in.

nice looking guitar. I like handmade cases. I have done a few. please post a pic of your case. 

A couple of views of the case.....

Cool. nice work on that

My first build was a couple years after my dad had passed. He smoked cigars a lot though my youth and I found a couple of 70's era boxes in his shed that he used for storing screws, nails and small bits.

One was a Montesino Humidor Box and I chose it to make my first 4 string CBG. It's a 25" scale and has 2 piezo wired in parallel under the top and a volume knob. Acoustic strings.

My first, from a smoked salmon box I found at Goodwill. The neck is an oak 1x2 with a maple fingerboard from Stewart-MacDonald. It originally had a Radio Shack piezo buzzer pickup that was too noisy (I had to play it without touching the top) so I recently replaced it with an Electric Delta 4-pole and a cooler antique knob). It doesn't sound like much acoustic because the top is too thick, but it's nice to play amped. That's a picture of Furry Lewis inside the soundhole.

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Hi, well my first instrument was not a cbg, it was a mountain dulcimer, the one pictured. It had laminated back sides and a Cedar top. I still have it and it is 43 years old now.

The first guitar I built is also shown, its 41 years old, and still plays and sounds great. I used Honduras Mahogany and Sitka spruce on this one. It has a steel bar in the neck and still has a perfect action. It has a shellac finish, brushed on not French polished.

The first cbg is also shown, I made three or four to work out what works best. I had never seen  a cbg at that time so the first one turned out a bit big. After building a couple I came across Cigar Box Nation and found I was on the right track.

Taff

not quite finished as i have the pickup to put in where the 2 holes are. Induction pickup as we all designed in a thread sadly lost to us. 

also got a twin piezeo to put near the bridge and have a 3 way switch. just waiting to figure out the switch..

mostly play it acoustically . brass nut, split pin frets, small brass screws as fret markers and the bridge is some booker rod i found on a building site when i went to install some equipment .  Tasmanian oak neck and finger board. 600 mm scale ( 23.6" ) .

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