Oh baby! As many of you well know I've been looking for volume knob decals for my builds. I was looking for Wet slide off decals, but the ones I found were pricey to say the least, let alone not really what I wanted. I did come across a YouTube video using paper and shipping tape, a long drawn out affair but would have worked. The friendly people here pointed me toward printable volume knob indicators, but they were paper and need to be glued on. With this product I can check off a lot of boxes. Indicators, headstock and fret markers as well as other applications.

Lisa Pavelka Waterslide Transfers, 4/pkg
Walmart # 563267245
Kool dog

Views: 124

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Thanks for the tip. I didn't know you could get paper like that.

I find it funny that under this product in the specs Walmart says that this item's gender is female...

They obviously didn't think of all the model makers who use things like that.

I'm surprised to learn that! You don't think there will be a protest.

I read somewhere, if you print out decals spray a light clear coat on them, to prevent the ink being washed off!

Hi Will, I was having a tidy up around the shop and came across this.

Its sheets of sticky back plastic for making stickers. I got a pack of these from the local office supply store. I made up my design on the computer and printed out a batch. 

I have pealed a bit of the corner back to show the transparency. I use these on boxes that I want the grain to show through, the Logo on the CBG shown has a solid background.

Thought it might be what you are looking for.

Taff

Thanks Taff, I was mostly putting out there in case anyone was interested, it was a fluke that I found the slide off paper. I like the idea of sticky back, do you varnish over the label? Speaking of which, is that label a "pdf" I'd love to get a copy of it!

I use tracing paper as it turns largely transparent when embedded in either superglue or varnish. I use a cheap water based inkjet so the solvents do not affect them but they would run if using waterslide without additional treatment. Blacks work well. Other colours tend to look a little washed out.

The below was embedded in varnish.

Tracing paper! Never in a million years thought about even trying it for that purpose. Impressive. What brand are your tuners and source? Also the strings they're unique, are they nylon or gut?

The tuners are, or at least were regular open  back bass tuners that I widened the slots of.  The strings are bass ukulele strings apparently by Aquila but are apparently resold OEM sets. 

Full build at https://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-and-Making-a-Bass-Ukulele/

Cardboard Aided Design! LOL I didn't know that this process had a name. Thank you for the information. Nice build btw.

RSS

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation? How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources

Forum

Mods to CBG kit

Started by James Pobog in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by James Pobog 17 hours ago. 4 Replies

Back Angle

Started by Brent Kasl in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig on Monday. 4 Replies

We Need Your Photos! Instruments Built From Our Archives!

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com in Feature Articles. Last reply by norm campbell on Sunday. 1 Reply

Routing question

Started by James Pobog in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by James Pobog on Friday. 4 Replies

a free cd

Started by Matthew Borczon in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Matthew Borczon Nov 27. 2 Replies

Blog Posts

Mag pickup help

Posted by Fantacone Box Works on December 1, 2019 at 7:26pm 5 Comments

Tupelo Tenor kit

Posted by Craig W.Solomon on November 21, 2019 at 6:51pm 4 Comments

Hello from new member

Posted by Morgan L. Scoggins on November 16, 2019 at 9:52am 8 Comments

Latest Activity

Sammy Lloyd posted a video

Shane and Sammy sing Whiskey and You by Chris Stapleton

Went to see my old buddy Shane who's made me a lovely cigar box baritone ukulele.......so we thought we do a little song to test it out. Needs work (the song...
48 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Bill Turner (Wunkyman)'s photo
Thumbnail

Skullduggery

"Love your art and imagination, Bill."
1 hour ago
Gus K liked James Pobog's discussion Lap steel build for grandson...
1 hour ago
Uncle John commented on Dave Lynas's photo
Thumbnail

neck slot and bracing finished

"Gonna produce some voluminous volume, Victor!"
1 hour ago
Uncle John commented on Daniel Walter's photo
Thumbnail

Bow guitar with original bridge,,,,

"Or maybe an art show.   Great."
1 hour ago
Uncle John commented on Daniel Walter's photo
Thumbnail

Bow guitar with original bridge,,,,

"You deserve to be featured artist at some big art shoe."
1 hour ago
Uncle John commented on Vern Hallett's photo
Thumbnail

HF - 3

"Nice use of zero grey and string guides. You are a Gooding luthier."
1 hour ago
Uncle John commented on Downtown Vinnie's video
1 hour ago
Uncle John commented on Poorness Studios's video
Thumbnail

Quick Demo of the Pizza Paddle

"That thang is a total winner.   You play it well, too.  That looks like a Gitty bass…"
1 hour ago
Profile IconChris DiStasio, BeanJean, Bugre and 2 more joined Cigar Box Nation
2 hours ago
Uncle John commented on BUGGY (C)'s video
Thumbnail

My what's cooking

"I like your poertry, Bug!"
2 hours ago
KOOL DOG HOOCH replied to Taffy Evans's discussion Resonator guitar build....the Journey
"Thanks Taff. Pretty much what I've been doing. My fretsaw has a .018 wide kerf, been using a…"
2 hours ago

Music

Loading…

© 2019   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

\uastyle>\ud/** Scrollup **/\ud.scrollup {\ud background: url("https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/963882636?profile=original") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;\ud bottom: 25px;\ud display: inline !important;\ud height: 40px;\ud opacity: 0.3 !important;\ud position: fixed;\ud right: 30px;\ud text-indent: -9999px;\ud width: 40px;\ud z-index: 999;\ud}\ud.scrollup:hover {\ud opacity:0.99!important;\ud}\ud \uascript type="text/javascript">\ud x$(document).ready(function(){\ud x$(window).scroll(function(){\ud if (x$(this).scrollTop() > 100) {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeIn();\ud } else {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeOut();\ud }\ud });\ud x$('.scrollup').click(function(){\ud x$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 600);\ud return false;\ud });\ud });\ud \ua!-- End Scroll Up -->