Solidbody city Discussions (16)

← Back to Solidbody city
Featured Discussions

Blackwood resonators, June 2012

Please note: all the little thumbnails can be clicked for a bigger view, i just did it this way so the whole page would load faster, gonna…

Started by The Phrygian KidLatest Reply

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

Hand Tools Only?

I would like to build a sold body. But I do not own a router nor have ever used one. Does anyone notch the back with hand tools? Any tips o…

Started by T-Gripped

5 Mar 3
Reply by ILL GREEN

Converting a 6 string solid body to 3 string solid body?

What would be the best string spacings and is it better to start in the middle of the neck or use upper or lower side? I have 2 solid body…

Started by Tex Pierce

6 Sep 30, 2017
Reply by Tex Pierce

Drifting into the Solid Body region of the Green Swamp

Hello, it's been a while since I've posted on CBN. Recently I've been focusing on solid body instruments, and this one just might inspire y…

Started by G.S. Monroe

0 Feb 27, 2017

My 2nd first solid body guitar

Hey everyone.  I'm still pretty new around here and I like that there seems to be a group for just about every variation of self build guit…

Started by Nick Johnson

1 May 28, 2016
Reply by Paul Craig

Richey Kay #49

My latest solid body build. 4 string solid body electric.630mm scale, oak body (made from laminated shelving), bolt on oak neck, walnut fre…

Started by Richey Kay

7 May 8, 2016
Reply by gary sheldon

Richey Kay #31 - my first solid body

Hi folks, I thought I would share my new build which is my first attempt at a solid body electric. The body is pine. I looked into buying a…

Started by Richey Kay

5 Jan 26, 2016
Reply by Richey Kay

Kensi, my Dark Fae Spellcaster

Just finish her up today. 17 inch scale, diatonic fretting, 6 strings in 3 courses. Mahogany body with maple neck and top.

Started by Kel Wilson

6 Dec 12, 2015
Reply by Matt McCarthy

electrify a solid body

.I would like to build one but...i'm a bit puzzled on how to electrify a solid body. how do you channel for the jack,knobs and pickup...tha…

Started by vinny brig

5 Nov 10, 2015
Reply by Ricky Johnson

23 inch solid body Tenor Guitar #165

Howdy folks.... I have returned to CBN. I would like to show you one of my recent builds, a 4 string solid body electric Tenor Guitar. The…

Started by G.S. Monroe

3 Nov 5, 2015
Reply by The Phrygian Kid

Help

Hey guys, anyone know where I can buy a square solid guitar body routed out for a fender style neck and telecaster pickups?

Started by Leadfoot T

4 Nov 4, 2015

RSS

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation? How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources

Discussion Forum

Hand Tools Only?

Started by T-Gripped. Last reply by ILL GREEN Mar 3. 5 Replies

My 2nd first solid body guitar

Started by Nick Johnson. Last reply by Paul Craig May 28, 2016. 1 Reply

Richey Kay #49

Started by Richey Kay. Last reply by gary sheldon May 8, 2016. 7 Replies

Richey Kay #31 - my first solid body

Started by Richey Kay. Last reply by Richey Kay Jan 26, 2016. 5 Replies

Kensi, my Dark Fae Spellcaster

Started by Kel Wilson. Last reply by Matt McCarthy Dec 12, 2015. 6 Replies

electrify a solid body

Started by vinny brig. Last reply by Ricky Johnson Nov 10, 2015. 5 Replies

23 inch solid body Tenor Guitar #165

Started by G.S. Monroe. Last reply by The Phrygian Kid Nov 5, 2015. 3 Replies

Help

Started by Leadfoot T. Last reply by shane wagstaff Nov 4, 2015. 4 Replies

The Blacksnake

Started by Randy S. Bretz. Last reply by Randy S. Bretz Nov 25, 2014. 2 Replies

Blackwood resonators, June 2012

Started by The Phrygian Kid. Last reply by The Phrygian Kid Jan 13, 2013. 7 Replies

Are you ready for a Football Soild body CBG?

Started by Bob Lumpkin. Last reply by The Phrygian Kid Aug 19, 2012. 3 Replies

Cases

Started by Steve Terry. Last reply by Bob Lumpkin Aug 18, 2012. 2 Replies

fitting the neck to the body

Started by jabes. Last reply by The Phrygian Kid Jul 12, 2012. 3 Replies

Tailpieces

Started by Randy S. Bretz. Last reply by Wichita Sam May 18, 2012. 3 Replies

Blog Posts

Buying in bulk

Posted by Rick Tish on August 17, 2019 at 6:31pm 0 Comments

Shellac

Posted by Rick Tish on August 15, 2019 at 7:08pm 0 Comments

first post

Posted by Rick Tish on August 14, 2019 at 8:23am 0 Comments

My first

Posted by Myron Joe Hickel on August 11, 2019 at 9:13pm 5 Comments

Latest Activity

Tim Pannabecker commented on Daniel Walter's photo
Thumbnail

it works....

"Nice Dan"
54 minutes ago
Clint Spotts posted a photo

Trap-O-Phone

Made a daxophone out of an old rat trap. Gotta make a tongue yet...probably whittle one from a…
56 minutes ago
Clint Spotts replied to Clint Spotts's discussion Spring Reverb Advice
"Thanks for the info! May find old lamp @ Goodwill or garage sale. Quality build btw. Some good…"
1 hour ago
Clint Spotts commented on Downtown Vinnie's video
Thumbnail

Buckle Up Betsy

"Wah-wah-wonderful tone! Nice job!"
1 hour ago
Clint Spotts liked Downtown Vinnie's video
1 hour ago
Duane M updated their profile
1 hour ago
Taffy Evans replied to Clint Spotts's discussion Spring Reverb Advice
"Hi Clint, I am new to the spring thing so proberebly will not contribute much, listen to the others…"
1 hour ago
Duane M posted a photo

Secret-Society-build

24 1/2" scale poplar box and neck, cedar fingerboard. Internal reverb built with springs and pot…
1 hour ago
Duane M liked JD's discussion cigar box sitar; first time post
2 hours ago
Fantacone Box Works commented on High Bird Handcrafted Instuments's photo
2 hours ago
Fantacone Box Works liked High Bird Handcrafted Instuments's photo
2 hours ago
High Bird Handcrafted Instuments posted photos
3 hours ago

Music

Loading…

© 2019   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

\uastyle>\ud/** Scrollup **/\ud.scrollup {\ud background: url("https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/963882636?profile=original") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;\ud bottom: 25px;\ud display: inline !important;\ud height: 40px;\ud opacity: 0.3 !important;\ud position: fixed;\ud right: 30px;\ud text-indent: -9999px;\ud width: 40px;\ud z-index: 999;\ud}\ud.scrollup:hover {\ud opacity:0.99!important;\ud}\ud \uascript type="text/javascript">\ud x$(document).ready(function(){\ud x$(window).scroll(function(){\ud if (x$(this).scrollTop() > 100) {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeIn();\ud } else {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeOut();\ud }\ud });\ud x$('.scrollup').click(function(){\ud x$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 600);\ud return false;\ud });\ud });\ud \ua!-- End Scroll Up -->