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Aussie tuning pegs.

Where are you all getting your tuners from? I've been mostly getting them from china with mixed results. Some have been ok, some total junk…

Started by tdq

5 Dec 31, 2018
Reply by Taffy Evans

Lite vs medium strings. Go!

Ok so im 3 strings and im gdg. Scale length 25.5". I'm using lite strings at the moment and I'm happy with the tension and sustain on the 2…

Started by Mike

1 Aug 31, 2017
Reply by Taffy Evans

Earthing

Hey guys. I've just finished my 2nd build. I put a p90 in. Sounded great in the dry run before finishing. So a couple of issues now i have…

Started by Mike

0 Jul 18, 2017

Info on bass builds

Hey guys. Ive had an enquiry about a bass cbg. Wheres the best place to educate myself?

Started by Mike

3 May 18, 2017
Reply by Mike

A Simple Plan..

Hi Folks..I thought I would share the method I use to make my instruments..a simple plan...the rest is in your heads..shapes and sizes are…

Started by CRAIG K666

3 Apr 19, 2017
Reply by CRAIG K666

Buying my first CBG

I am buying a CBG and have been looking at the Black Diamond range, there are a few different prices for different ones but has anybody pur…

Started by Bill Abela

5 Mar 22, 2017
Reply by Taffy Evans

Dog Bowl Resonator CBG

Hi Guys, I thought I'd try posting on this Aussie site. This guitar is my first CBG reso, although I have built full size Dobro and solid b…

Started by Taffy Evans

3 Nov 14, 2016
Reply by Timothy Hunter

Australian Hardwood Suppliers Who Are CBG Maker Friendly

Of late I'm struggling to find hardwood suppliers who are CBG maker friendly. If anyone knows any can you list them here.

Started by Carl

14 Jan 7, 2016
Reply by Carl

Australian woods....

anyone got any knowledge about australian woods to make boxes ?? wanna keep it local for a few builds..

Started by rob bryon

11 May 19, 2014
Reply by Stuart Phillips

Get Rooted - 14th September at The Royal Mail Goodna, Brisbane, Qld

Hey guys well it's all locked in. Australias first Box Guitar and Handmade instrument festival. GET ROOTED Exploring & Celebrating the…

Started by Penny Nelson

5 Jul 1, 2013
Reply by Penny Nelson

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Aussie tuning pegs.

Started by tdq. Last reply by Taffy Evans Dec 31, 2018. 5 Replies

Lite vs medium strings. Go!

Started by Mike. Last reply by Taffy Evans Aug 31, 2017. 1 Reply

Earthing

Started by Mike Jul 18, 2017. 0 Replies

Info on bass builds

Started by Mike. Last reply by Mike May 18, 2017. 3 Replies

A Simple Plan..

Started by CRAIG K666. Last reply by CRAIG K666 Apr 19, 2017. 3 Replies

Buying my first CBG

Started by Bill Abela. Last reply by Taffy Evans Mar 22, 2017. 5 Replies

Dog Bowl Resonator CBG

Started by Taffy Evans. Last reply by Timothy Hunter Nov 14, 2016. 3 Replies

Australian woods....

Started by rob bryon. Last reply by Stuart Phillips May 19, 2014. 11 Replies

CIGAR BOXES

Started by RUM SICK DAVE. Last reply by Darren Allard Sep 28, 2012. 5 Replies

DIYCBG KITS AVAILABLE

Started by matt. Last reply by matt Apr 3, 2011. 2 Replies

Supplies

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Watch this Space

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