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"Set the top of the fretboard around 7-10mm above the top of the box if you are using…"

ChickenboneJohn replied May 13, 2018 to Ideal fret board hieght above box?

5 May 13, 2018
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"That sounds like it might be a faulty tuner. Typically it need 14-18 turns of the kn…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Apr 5, 2018 to Sealed tuner question.

3 Apr 5, 2018
Reply by Dirk

"Typically I start with a 22mm neck blank with a 6mm fretboard glued on, and usually…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Apr 5, 2018 to How narrow can the neck be

12 Apr 5, 2018
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"Hollowbelly's old red Christian Beshore 3 stringer has a very skinny neck, about 25m…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Apr 5, 2018 to How narrow can the neck be

12 Apr 5, 2018
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"Poplar is rather soft, and for putting frets into wouldn't be a great choice. - the…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Apr 29, 2017 to Poplar fretboard?

12 May 20, 2017
Reply by Peter Solomon

"Sorry to tell you, but that's not the best way to do it folks. For any given scale l…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Feb 22, 2016 to How to position the bridge?

15 Mar 7, 2016
Reply by Paul Craig

"I use copper when I run guitar making workshops, as it's quick and cheap way to give…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Jan 30, 2016 to slides and 3 string CBG's

11 Jan 30, 2016
Reply by ChickenboneJohn

"Copper isn't much good for a slide - it will work, but not very well. To get a clear…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Jan 30, 2016 to slides and 3 string CBG's

11 Jan 30, 2016
Reply by ChickenboneJohn

"I've just had another look at the tuners you are using -  these sort of cheap Chines…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Oct 9, 2015 to tuners slipping

27 Oct 11, 2015
Reply by John Rivers

"You simply need to put on the scale length in the appropriate units, ie for Fender s…"

ChickenboneJohn replied Oct 7, 2015 to I Hate Fretting... There, I said it!

59 Oct 24, 2015
Reply by Johnny Dollar

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Fretted....

Started by Jim Codog. Last reply by Jim Codog 1 hour ago. 5 Replies

Joinery suggestions for hand-made boxes

Started by Chris Wharton. Last reply by Chris Wharton 2 hours ago. 42 Replies

Connecting a guitar jack?

Started by rick schoen. Last reply by David Clewell on Monday. 5 Replies

Fretting for beginners

Started by Michael Myers. Last reply by MadGomer on Friday. 3 Replies

Adjusting the action on a cbg 3 string.

Started by rick schoen. Last reply by Tim Pannabecker Nov 11. 8 Replies

Fitting Frets

Started by neddy. Last reply by Taffy Evans Nov 10. 6 Replies

Tuner and nut question.

Started by Bill. Last reply by Gus K Nov 6. 12 Replies

Help with first tuning procedure.

Started by James Pobog. Last reply by Mark Bliss Nov 6. 3 Replies

Too far gone??

Started by T-Gripped. Last reply by Mark Bliss Nov 6. 7 Replies

Pickup query

Started by Arthur Payne. Last reply by Arthur Payne Nov 6. 11 Replies

How do I use this string tension calculator?

Started by Warren Williams. Last reply by BrianQ. Nov 4. 3 Replies

How could this be?

Started by stephen davies. Last reply by stephen davies Oct 28. 5 Replies

Is EBE tuning more tension or less?

Started by Warren Williams. Last reply by Warren Williams Oct 24. 4 Replies

Rough scarf joint seam

Started by Michael shrader. Last reply by Michael shrader Oct 23. 5 Replies

Fret sizes.

Started by neddy. Last reply by neddy Oct 18. 13 Replies

Scarf joint headstock

Started by Lou Ellis. Last reply by Taffy Evans Oct 9. 5 Replies

2 string cbg

Started by Dickie. Last reply by BrianQ. Sep 1. 5 Replies

A simple tuning peg question

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