Hello,

I'm building my first cigar/wine box guitar and as the lid is a bit concave, it doesn't perfectly align with the box. I'm wondering if I should ensure that the lid is airtight to maybe improve the sound or reduce vibrations or something ?

Thanks !

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Shane Speal & many others use hot glue under the lid of cbg’s, it seals em up proper? Boxes with warpy tops could be somewhat of a challenge, I usually screw those stubborn corners down after gluing them, it’s worked so far, knock on wood :) good luck on this, let us know what happens  :)

Personally, I set pillars in the inside corners and screw to them (though I am far from expert). I also screw the neck to internal support blocks.

Thanks :-)

I didn't close it yet to be able to further manipulations, but I think I will stop here and try to screw/glue it tight and see if it changes it's sound, I'll keep you posted

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