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Resonator Ukulele

Hello all.  I would like to build a ukulele with a resonator.  I have made 4 CB ukes, so I have the basics.  So what's next?  I could use s…

Started by John Hopper

0 Jan 9, 2011

Innards - reinforcements, struts and bass bars?

Say, in a fiddle, there is a bass bar of wood running in the top, inside, just under the foot of the bass strings. Would such a beast be h…

Started by Diane in Chicago

19 Oct 25, 2010
Reply by Dustin Smith

bridges - materials - setup etc.

A lot of creativity is shown regarding bridges on the CB instruments I've seen. The quintessential eye bolt seems to show up a lot, dog bon…

Started by David Beede

15 Oct 25, 2010
Reply by Dustin Smith

Box construction materials

I am in the process of building 2 box's. One is a Macanudo, the Cadillac of box's I've been told and the other is an Arturo Fuente. My firs…

Started by MichaelS Country Boy Guitars

0 Mar 10, 2010

sound absortion inside box

has anyone tried to laquer the inside of the box? I did this to a earlier build and it sounded a lot like a banjo. I would think that the w…

Started by bucky

1 Sep 8, 2009
Reply by David Beede

Nuts - materials, setup tricks, trouble shooting

While all the usual dense materials that applied to the bridge also work well for the nut, bone, ebony, rosewood, corian, brass, etc... I'l…

Started by David Beede

6 Jul 2, 2009
Reply by Mark

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Resonator Ukulele

Started by John Hopper Jan 9, 2011. 0 Replies

Innards - reinforcements, struts and bass bars?

Started by Diane in Chicago. Last reply by Dustin Smith Oct 25, 2010. 19 Replies

bridges - materials - setup etc.

Started by David Beede. Last reply by Dustin Smith Oct 25, 2010. 15 Replies

Box construction materials

Started by MichaelS Country Boy Guitars Mar 10, 2010. 0 Replies

sound absortion inside box

Started by bucky. Last reply by David Beede Sep 8, 2009. 1 Reply

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