Richard Sanabia's Discussions (81)

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"Why not two or three dulcimers? Each fretted differently."

Richard Sanabia replied Nov 5, 2011 to Removeable frets?!!

4 Nov 7, 2011
Reply by Mark Bliss

"Ssssh, don't tell anyone, but I tried / did it, and it WORKS!  The three notes seem…"

Richard Sanabia replied Jul 7, 2011 to "Skewed" nut and bridge

2 Jul 7, 2011
Reply by Seaman Jay

"Yes, simple things first. Get a fret file, (has a concave surface), here: http://www…"

Richard Sanabia replied Dec 21, 2010 to fret buzz

2 Jul 10, 2013
Reply by StarrCBGs(Donovan)

"Hoov, Interesting and cool info! Thanks, Richard "

Richard Sanabia replied Dec 21, 2010 to "Testing" a box for bridge placement

163 Jul 11, 2013
Reply by Mark Bliss

"Well said, Ken. Using cigar boxes I have never been able to duplicate the sound from…"

Richard Sanabia replied Dec 21, 2010 to "Testing" a box for bridge placement

163 Jul 11, 2013
Reply by Mark Bliss

"Right on Ken. I saw that bridge placement also, and found it odd. I place the bridge…"

Richard Sanabia replied Dec 21, 2010 to "Testing" a box for bridge placement

163 Jul 11, 2013
Reply by Mark Bliss

"Right on Alan. I'm making a fretless CBG. started it last week. I picked up a fretle…"

Richard Sanabia replied Dec 10, 2010 to "Testing" a box for bridge placement

163 Jul 11, 2013
Reply by Mark Bliss

"I like them cool F holes. Very cool CBG.  "

Richard Sanabia replied Dec 10, 2010 to "Testing" a box for bridge placement

163 Jul 11, 2013
Reply by Mark Bliss

"I love this thread. Thanks John. Anyway, The CBG that is one of my icons is gone, sp…"

Richard Sanabia replied Dec 10, 2010 to "Testing" a box for bridge placement

163 Jul 11, 2013
Reply by Mark Bliss

"There is no test, as the instrument will change in sustain and tone as you add the n…"

Richard Sanabia replied Dec 10, 2010 to "Testing" a box for bridge placement

163 Jul 11, 2013
Reply by Mark Bliss

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Soundhole sizing and design

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Adjustable CBG bridge

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Adjustable sound holes

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Just intonation/scale

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Truss rods

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Measuring wood ( and/or box) resonances - cheaply

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An idea that I haven't seen - any thoughts?

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A brand new resonator

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Braces and bars.

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Nonadjustable truss rod

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Builders tricks

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Making a brass tailpiece

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Resonator cone and coverplate

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Neck dovetail

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Neck Angle

Started by Wayne Bigler. Last reply by Wayne Bigler Jul 12, 2013. 5 Replies

"Testing" a box for bridge placement

Started by Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw. Last reply by Mark Bliss Jul 11, 2013. 163 Replies

Bridge attachment comparison.

Started by MichaelS Country Boy Guitars. Last reply by StarrCBGs(Donovan) Jul 10, 2013. 19 Replies

fret board material

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