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2 String CBG builds, playing, tuning

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Would be nice to see 2 strings being built and played for us that cant play very well these types of CBG are great.

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G-Bass Tabs 2

Started by BrianQ.. Last reply by BrianQ. Nov 21, 2018. 1 Reply

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G-Bass Tab

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Tuning for a 2 CBG-Bass

Started by Marshal Wayne Robin. Last reply by Marshal Wayne Robin Jun 21, 2017. 2 Replies

I'm new to this (computer's) so hope i am doing this right. I have been a member of CBG for 5-6 months now, and have built several 3 stringers, a 4 string bass, and a uke.This is my first 2 stringer,…Continue

Deuces are Wild!

Started by Simpleton Mar 15, 2017. 0 Replies

But from limitations, comes creativity!  --Debbie Allen'Tis a gift to be simple, 'tis a gift to be free!  --Simple GiftsJoined the Nation back in Fall of 2016.   1st build was Spring 2016--a…Continue

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Comment by keith peterson on August 12, 2010 at 12:59pm
Ok so I am a idiot, what is diatonic? Im not the sharpest pencil in the box, just dont tell my boss!!!!
Comment by LittleBigOne on August 10, 2010 at 12:21pm
Hi Diane, I love your work :D Diatonic guitars are very friendly for everyone discovering string instruments, and always a great success ! :-)
Comment by Diane in Chicago on August 10, 2010 at 12:07pm
oops - here is a long shot:

Comment by Diane in Chicago on August 10, 2010 at 12:06pm
I built a 2-string for my daughter to take backpacking, tuned AD. You can run the melody up the thin string and the other string provides a great drone. If the melody needs to dip down to the heavy string, the top string makes a nice drone, too. I was amazed how interesting it sounds -- so pared down. I used diatonic (strumstick) fretting to make it super easy to play.

Comment by LittleBigOne on August 10, 2010 at 11:55am
Yeah I'm in too Keith, having hard time to play, frankly 1 string is enough for me, but I've set myself a challenge to learn to play with one more string. I love the way Mark Stowe is playing in the video, I hope one day the kids will learn from
him because it is the easy way to get a nice song when you don't know anything to music. Talking about the buildings, 2 strings are easier too because they have less requirements. Two strings have less chances to bend your neck so anyone can build with whatever wood they have... that's important because in some countries the wood is expensive or difficult to get...
Comment by keith peterson on August 10, 2010 at 7:58am
I am glad to see more folks than me have joined, I love building CBG even though I cant play much and the next one is going to be a 2 stringer as I still have trouble even playing 3 strings. I enjoy the building more thatn anything and give them away and just keep one in the stable to mess with. Rock on
Comment by MichaelS Country Boy Guitars on August 10, 2010 at 7:39am
I have not built a 2 string yet, but when I play I notice I can get a lot from juts the bottom 2 strings so I may make a 2 stringer yet. Half the rock songs I learned from my guitar instructor used just 2 string power chords, could be fun.
Comment by LittleBigOne on August 6, 2010 at 11:31am
Thanks Keith for starting this group :-)
 

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