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Blackwood resonators, June 2012

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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


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


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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


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


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


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

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