hey guys about to start a build with a fretboard and was wondering whats a good material to use that is easily obtained through lumberstores, or even easily found materials? i am not a tool master either so gotta keep things kinda simple lol
Well I haven't built my CBG yet, but I could take a picture of the pickguard I built for my Fender Strat. It's yellowhart, walnut, and maple. Other than that I've just got some raw lumber, some wood turning's, and random wood projects I've done. I have seen some cigar box's at 2nd hand stores in the past, and in older postings on craigslist in the garage sale section. Cigar box guitars are a sorta new interest for me. I already had most everything to build a CBG, but the cigar box and tuners, so I thought I'd give it a try, and then I found this forum, and have been reading as much as I can, and looking at lots of pictures. I think yesterday I looked a 163 pages of pictures on this site. I post some pic's soon.
Hey Arnie just saw ur post on bass pickups. I have used them as singles and doubles on 3 & 4 stringers. They work great . Use 2 500K pots for volume and tone along with a 0,47 cap for the tone. Wiring diagrams are easy to find for them. Hope this hepls.
Arnold ( ARNIE ) Rydberg Jr. said:
STEWMAC.com has unfinished fret boards , ETC. HAS anyone used a 4 pole bass pickup or TWO 4 pole bass pickups on a CBGB ??? PEACE / Arnie Rydberg