6 string CBG's Discussions (35)

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BO Diddly Tribute Guitar

I got a silverware box from Goodwill for 50 cents because the young people running the store didn't know what it was. LOL I bought one awhi…

Started by Paul Craig

14 Dec 15, 2018
Reply by Paul Craig

Headless Travel Guitar

I like to take along a guitar when we travel, but I worry about banging up a full sized acoustic. After looking over the available Travel g…

Started by Tom T

5 Dec 10, 2018
Reply by Mike Simpson

My second build.

This is the second CBG I've built.  Used red oak from a big box store for the neck. (It's what I can find and afford).  Wired in a humbucke…

Started by Dave Streeb

3 Sep 13, 2018
Reply by Paul Craig

New Build: Metal Body Resonator

Here is a photo of my latest project. It is a metal bodied resonator. The body is constructed from 26 gauge sheet metal (Home Depot special…

Started by Tom T

16 Jul 13, 2017
Reply by Paul Craig

New to CBG Building

I just attended my first CBG festival in Albert, Texas a few weeks ago.  I've started buying some parts from CB Gitty but they don't have n…

Started by Ken Frederick

3 Nov 2, 2016
Reply by Ken Frederick

Started out to build a neck.

I got my hands on some 1x6 hard maple and couldn't resist building a couple of nice CBG necks. As is usually the case, once I completed th…

Started by Tom T

9 Sep 4, 2016
Reply by Tom T

Hello guys looking for advice

Hi guys, new to this section, I'm building CBG,s, it's fairly new to me, but I have been playing 6 string guitar mainly blues for over 50ye…

Started by Philip Hale

5 Sep 4, 2016
Reply by J.D.

My First Six-String Build.........

Not sure if I shared this before, but based on the information I came across here and other sites, I took the dive and designed and built m…

Started by Tom T

8 Jul 8, 2016
Reply by Tom T

Smoked Salmon Gift Box 6-String

Up here in the northwest, (Washington State) they make nicely decorated gift boxes for smoked salmon. This top is from the Quinault Indian…

Started by Dan Vines

6 May 20, 2016
Reply by Dan Vines

Neck sources

Having built all manner of things, I now have a rather crazy notion to build a Godin guitar.    Well, not REALLY...  But a nylon-string sem…

Started by Mark Werner

2 Apr 19, 2016
Reply by J.D.

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BO Diddly Tribute Guitar

Started by Paul Craig. Last reply by Paul Craig Dec 15, 2018. 14 Replies

Headless Travel Guitar

Started by Tom T. Last reply by Mike Simpson Dec 10, 2018. 5 Replies

My second build.

Started by Dave Streeb. Last reply by Paul Craig Sep 13, 2018. 3 Replies

New Build: Metal Body Resonator

Started by Tom T. Last reply by Paul Craig Jul 13, 2017. 16 Replies

New to CBG Building

Started by Ken Frederick. Last reply by Ken Frederick Nov 2, 2016. 3 Replies

Started out to build a neck.

Started by Tom T. Last reply by Tom T Sep 4, 2016. 9 Replies

Hello guys looking for advice

Started by Philip Hale. Last reply by J.D. Sep 4, 2016. 5 Replies

My First Six-String Build.........

Started by Tom T. Last reply by Tom T Jul 8, 2016. 8 Replies

Smoked Salmon Gift Box 6-String

Started by Dan Vines. Last reply by Dan Vines May 20, 2016. 6 Replies

Neck sources

Started by Mark Werner. Last reply by J.D. Apr 19, 2016. 2 Replies

My first playable 6 string

Started by Nick Johnson. Last reply by Nick Johnson Mar 14, 2016. 3 Replies

6 String License Plate Build

Started by Paul Craig. Last reply by Paul Craig Jan 26, 2016. 25 Replies

Which Box.............

Started by Tom T. Last reply by doggylv . Oct 8, 2015. 3 Replies

6 String Boxes

Started by Tom Gilreath. Last reply by Bob Marioni Apr 30, 2015. 6 Replies

6 String bridge?

Started by Alex Barrett. Last reply by Dan Vines Feb 4, 2015. 3 Replies

First timer. Wine box resonator: electric possible or not?

Started by George Everet Thompson. Last reply by George Everet Thompson Nov 22, 2014. 5 Replies

reasonably six string

Started by Mal Chilvers. Last reply by Randy S. Bretz Oct 26, 2014. 1 Reply

time to build another 6-string,,,

Started by GARAGE HERMIT. Last reply by GARAGE HERMIT May 26, 2014. 6 Replies

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