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"Your solution may be easier than you think. If your frets are distanced from each ot…"

Tim LaFave replied Jun 25, 2014 to Somewhat Dumb Question About Zero Frets...

30 Aug 26, 2014
Reply by wormil

"I left my box open, and it turned out fine. You can take a look at my page for pictu…"

Tim LaFave replied Jun 23, 2014 to First CBG

4 Jul 7, 2014
Reply by Jim Derrenbacker

"I've built several, and I love how they sound. If you're looking for ideas, you're w…"

Tim LaFave replied Mar 20, 2014 to tin cigar box guitar

5 Mar 20, 2014
Reply by Tim LaFave

"No reason. There is even a machine head tuning system designed for the traditional c…"

Tim LaFave replied Jan 16, 2014 to Fiddle from a small tin?

8 Jan 31, 2014
Reply by Rand Moore

"Sounds like it could be a grounding issue; I would try re-soldering all connections.…"

Tim LaFave replied Sep 6, 2013 to Bar Piezo Hum/Interference

20 Sep 7, 2013
Reply by Mark William Noel

"Your right ... open G tuning is g-d-g. You should use the 5-4 and 3 strings from a s…"

Tim LaFave replied Jul 10, 2013 to Confused about open "G" tuning

18 Nov 12, 2013
Reply by Rand Moore

"Essentially you must put the bridge the same distance from the 12th fret as the 12th…"

Tim LaFave replied Jul 10, 2013 to OK, what happened?

10 Jul 10, 2013
Reply by Tim LaFave

"If I understand your question; in all my builds each neck is custom-built for each b…"

Tim LaFave replied Jun 24, 2013 to Are all CGB necks available in the shop compatible with all the CGB kits ?

2 Jun 24, 2013
Reply by Tim LaFave

"No it will not, but there is a way ... review my blog on creating your own fret scal…"

Tim LaFave replied Jun 17, 2013 to Question about scale length

2 Jun 17, 2013
Reply by Tim LaFave

"Yes, I do that too, especially on my more "old-school primitive" builds."

Tim LaFave replied May 11, 2013 to string bushings

8 Jun 10, 2013
Reply by HarleyTodd


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Obvious overlooked error. Do I rebuild this neck?

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