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CBGs, cookie tins.. They're great.. But sometimes a neck is just too nice to stick in a recycled container...
And sometimes you just gotta rock out..

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Hand Tools Only?

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

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 or pointers?? TIA!Continue

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

Started by Tex Pierce. Last reply by Tex Pierce Sep 30, 2017. 6 Replies

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 electrics, one a epi less paul II and a fender afinity tele.…Continue

Drifting into the Solid Body region of the Green Swamp

Started by G.S. Monroe Feb 27, 2017. 0 Replies

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 you to greater levels.This is a 26" Baritone Stick Dulcimer,…Continue

My 2nd first solid body guitar

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

Hey everyone. I'm still pretty new around here and I like that there seems to be a group…Continue

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Comment by Paul Craig on November 7, 2015 at 2:40pm

Great job on that one Tim. Looks great and I like the green burst finish.

Comment by Where's Uranus? on November 7, 2015 at 10:49am
I thought at first that was a bass. Looks really good, love the colour.
Comment by Tim Fleischer on November 7, 2015 at 10:27am

Comment by Tim Fleischer on November 7, 2015 at 10:26am

had fun building this one to look like an old 1966 vox mark xii that I sold several years ago....and really miss by the way.

Comment by Paul Craig on November 6, 2015 at 5:45pm

Just joined this group, hello everyone.

Started building a 6 string solid body in the CBG/Bo Diddly vein. Here's a couple of pics so far.

Comment by Where's Uranus? on November 3, 2015 at 8:42pm
There's a CBG bass group too y'know.

What did you do for a neck?
Comment by Daryl Porter on November 3, 2015 at 7:24pm

I have made a number of CBGs which I usually give to friends but recently I made a solid body two string bass for a friend. Solid bodies! I'm hooked.

Comment by john malan on November 3, 2015 at 4:38pm
between 1978 and 1980 I built 4 acoustic guitars.figured it was a tough way to make a living and have been making jewelry for the last 35 years.
My interests now are electric blues and at age 66 would like to give building solid bodies a try. Be a fan of Seasick Steve i have become interested in 3 and 4string instruments.have checking out builds and lots of youtube. Glad to be a member of this group.jv
Comment by The Phrygian Kid on February 27, 2015 at 6:56pm

WHOOP !!!

hey big daddy great fkn stuff!!

hope you guys are happy & healthy x

Comment by Randy S. Bretz on February 26, 2015 at 7:08pm

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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

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

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