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Fiddle String Diameter

Started by Bobby Wallen Jan 5, 2017. 0 Replies

Alls quiet here but I thought I might stir things up with a question. Does anyone know or know where to find the diameter of fiddle strings. I have been using fishing successfully for sometime now.…Continue

beginner needs knowledge

Started by Alex Martinez. Last reply by Bobby Wallen Jan 21, 2016. 2 Replies

Hello to the group ive just started to build cbg's but have always wanted a fiddle but cannot find any definet plans anyone have a ny to share or point me in the right direction??Continue

Voo Doo instruments

Started by Peter Rudolph. Last reply by Bobby Wallen Jan 17, 2016. 4 Replies

 I just built An upright bass using a coffin design for the body. I am planning on a cello…Continue

Fiddle neck angle

Started by Wade Feb 22, 2015. 0 Replies

One of the most challenging things for me was getting a good angle on the neck. It's not like a regular CBG. You need a really good angle on the strings. Here's the simplest solution I could come up…Continue

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Comment by Randy S. Bretz on February 9, 2015 at 6:35am

Reso cello

Comment by Rand Moore on December 31, 2013 at 5:35am

I found this relevant CBN blog entry which I thought I'd post the link here for both your and my benefit (as I want to build one some time).

Here's the link: Tips on Building a Cigar Box Violin.

Comment by Jim Morris on May 30, 2013 at 10:22pm

OK I'm slow. I think I just figured out how to put videos on group pages. Let's see if this works.http://youtu.be/-z_GSa2-URI

Comment by rusty case on October 22, 2012 at 5:59pm

Thanks to Rand, I hope to contribute here soon!

Comment by Craig Franklin Wolford on July 1, 2012 at 1:04am

Hi all, I'm new to this CBN and looking for a place to talk CBF. Looks like there's not much going on here though. Hope I'm wrong. Check out my fiddles on my page.

Comment by william Joseph mcbride on May 22, 2012 at 5:34am

Somthing Rare. My Cigar box dulcimer fiddle.Somthing Rare.My cigar box dulcimer fiddle.

Comment by Jim Tupper on November 7, 2011 at 9:53pm

Hi Jon..Call it up this way under search for items - Fender Squire Strat Neck On A Pinup Girl Custom Made Guitar..If you still can't find it email me and we will go from there..

jim.con@verizon.net

Comment by Jon Pruett on November 7, 2011 at 8:47pm
Sorry - I must be missing something - searching for items or stores called "jstuff2" or "cigar box violin" or "cigar box fiddle" all return zero results.
Comment by Jim Tupper on November 7, 2011 at 8:06pm
Hi Jon..No it is still listed..under   jstuff2
Comment by Jim Tupper on November 7, 2011 at 8:04pm
Hi Diane..No, The body is 12" wide by 16" long..
 

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Discussion Forum

Fiddle String Diameter

Started by Bobby Wallen Jan 5, 2017. 0 Replies

beginner needs knowledge

Started by Alex Martinez. Last reply by Bobby Wallen Jan 21, 2016. 2 Replies

Voo Doo instruments

Started by Peter Rudolph. Last reply by Bobby Wallen Jan 17, 2016. 4 Replies

Fiddle neck angle

Started by Wade Feb 22, 2015. 0 Replies

Fiddles and cellos as raw materials

Started by Paul H (PRH). Last reply by rusty case Nov 18, 2012. 7 Replies

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Started by James Boutilier. Last reply by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw Oct 29, 2011. 7 Replies

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