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Tres Cubano Build

I decided I was going to build one of these after seeing a video on youtube(www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qFxXhg6zwA) of a electric one, but you…

Started by Paul Craig

12 Aug 28
Reply by Paul Craig

Hard metal bridges

I’ve noticed  some builders advertising CBGs with hard metal bridges as electro-acoustic. Does anyone have experience of using hard metal b…

Started by Michael Myers

1 Jul 29
Reply by Taffy Evans

Getting the most sustain on a fretless CBG.

I was wondering what I can do to maximize the sustain on a fretless CBG I'm building. Whether it be action, scale length, strings, fretboar…

Started by Joe Plotts

4 Jun 30
Reply by Taffy Evans

2nd Build Electronics Questions

My first build was straight out of Poor Mans Guitar love it but now I want a fretted hot rod! My 1st question is. I'm going to use the Gitt…

Started by Steven Adler

4 Apr 20
Reply by Steven Adler

yard sticks for fret boards

  I purposely prefer to find old thick & wide yard sticks that measure 1-1/2" or just a bit over.  Check out my LPG's  they work great…

Started by Raymond L

3 Apr 17
Reply by the anonymous pick

Where in the UK.

Can anyone tell me where in the UK is the best place to buy CBG parts Thanks.

Started by Ian MCDONALD

4 Mar 28
Reply by Lazylefteye

whaaaaaa?

having recently finished my first cbg with can lid resonator and rod piezzo pickup it does not resonate and there is no twang.it just sound…

Started by andrew payton-smith

11 Mar 7
Reply by Taffy Evans

wiring a split coil mini humbucker

First off let me apologize if this info is already out there, but I couldn't find it. I have a 5 wire mini humbucker I want to coil split.…

Started by Don Tucker

2 Mar 6
Reply by Taffy Evans

Canjo tuning

Hi all,  Have a stupid question on canjo tuning. I've built a couple with a .013 steel string and tuned to C Does that mean that fret 1 sh…

Started by declan foley

18 Nov 23, 2020
Reply by Taffy Evans

License Plates for LPGs

Do you ever repaint them prior to building? If so, what steps do you take and what products do you use?  Any tips on cleaning them? Do you…

Started by T-Gripped

6 Nov 13, 2020
Reply by Tim Pannabecker

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Tres Cubano Build

Started by Paul Craig. Last reply by Paul Craig Aug 28. 12 Replies

Hard metal bridges

Started by Michael Myers. Last reply by Taffy Evans Jul 29. 1 Reply

Getting the most sustain on a fretless CBG.

Started by Joe Plotts. Last reply by Taffy Evans Jun 30. 4 Replies

2nd Build Electronics Questions

Started by Steven Adler. Last reply by Steven Adler Apr 20. 4 Replies

yard sticks for fret boards

Started by Raymond L. Last reply by the anonymous pick Apr 17. 3 Replies

Where in the UK.

Started by Ian MCDONALD. Last reply by Lazylefteye Mar 28. 4 Replies

whaaaaaa?

Started by andrew payton-smith. Last reply by Taffy Evans Mar 7. 11 Replies

wiring a split coil mini humbucker

Started by Don Tucker. Last reply by Taffy Evans Mar 6. 2 Replies

Canjo tuning

Started by declan foley. Last reply by Taffy Evans Nov 23, 2020. 18 Replies

License Plates for LPGs

Started by T-Gripped. Last reply by Tim Pannabecker Nov 13, 2020. 6 Replies

Box style - acoustic or electric

Started by Warren McLennan. Last reply by Tim Pannabecker Aug 7, 2020. 13 Replies

Obvious overlooked error. Do I rebuild this neck?

Started by Michael shrader. Last reply by mitch jones Jun 5, 2020. 9 Replies

Neck is bowing

Started by Lou Ellis. Last reply by Paul Craig Apr 21, 2020. 10 Replies

Too far gone??

Started by T-Gripped. Last reply by BrianQ. Mar 30, 2020. 13 Replies

Finishing Fretboard

Started by Jeffrey Phillips. Last reply by Gus K Mar 4, 2020. 5 Replies

Yardstick Fretboards

Started by Jim Codog. Last reply by Gus K Feb 17, 2020. 9 Replies

Snake oil pick up install question

Started by Michael shrader. Last reply by Gus K Feb 17, 2020. 1 Reply

Walnut overload

Started by 3 Chord Ziggy. Last reply by 3 Chord Ziggy Feb 16, 2020. 21 Replies

Questions on a first time electric build.

Started by Michael shrader. Last reply by John Mark Perchalski Jan 27, 2020. 4 Replies

Questions about CBG details...

Started by James Pobog. Last reply by James Pobog Dec 13, 2019. 8 Replies

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