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 body is made of recovered American Chestnut from a 17th Century Danish Barn in the Hudson river region of New York. The neck is hand carved from my increasingly popular Florida cypress.

It has a Victory Goldfoil pickup, 500k Volume & Tone pots and a beefy .100 capacitor from a mid 1970's Gibson Bass. You can hear it on this video.

Views: 541

Replies to This Discussion

Very nice job. What tuning are you using? I'm using open A on mine
Attachments:

I'm using GDAD tuning, Alternate GDAE Mandola tuning.

The tuning is more familiar to me since I don't play regular guitar (DGBE) as well.

wow Greg that turned out great !!!

 a couple little 'violin notches' is one of my secret tricks when I'm not sure what to do with a plank, always comes out cool ;) nice one

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

Latest Activity

Jim Morris commented on Jim Morris's video
Thumbnail

Cookie Tin Banjo - Magpie

"Thanks for your kind words AGP! I think I may have stolen this idea from someone but I can't…"
38 minutes ago
Jerry Jordan commented on Jerry Jordan's photo
Thumbnail

Pre-shellac

"Zinsler Amber in a can, applied with a foam block ;^)"
43 minutes ago
Jim Morris commented on Dave Lynas's video
Thumbnail

Spring Rain Blues

"When it's Springtime for US it's Autumn down under. That could well turn into a song AGP!…"
44 minutes ago
amos posted photos
1 hour ago
the anonymous pick commented on Chris Lyons's photo
Thumbnail

Different but same

"cheers man , they were in good hands ;-)"
1 hour ago
Daniel Walter posted a photo
1 hour ago
Daniel Walter commented on Dave Lynas's video
Thumbnail

Tom Maloney at Art For Earth Day

"good energy !, enhanced by the sun's energy. good job filming, loved the cane dancer. claw…"
1 hour ago
Daniel Walter commented on Jerry Jordan's photo
Thumbnail

Pre-shellac

"clean and mean."
2 hours ago
Daniel Walter commented on Dave Lynas's video
Thumbnail

Spring Rain Blues

"thank you Dave ! you even went high, which i just needed to hear. nice. i have to be brave, i told…"
2 hours ago
AGP # commented on Jim Morris's video
Thumbnail

Cookie Tin Banjo - Magpie

"Outstanding Jim, only you would think of putting a Tambourine in a Tin, sounds great! and as usual…"
2 hours ago
AGP # liked Jim Morris's video
2 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 -->