Red Oak neck. Small Padron box. Work in progress.

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Comment by Doug Thorsvik on June 11, 2021 at 11:49am

The Slingers songbooks are “Chugger Ready” and free. Hundreds of songs! You can check them out here: Slingers Songbooks Rock on!

Comment by Southern Ray on June 11, 2021 at 10:32am

 Very cool, Ron. I just might try those suggestions. Two more future projects. Let's see, two plus a hundred and seventeen...

Comment by RON NORTHCUTT on June 11, 2021 at 8:28am
Nice. I like the Padron boxes. Built some 2 stringer's a while back. I am an extremely poor musician and I find the chuggers allow me to get some good sounds. I now buy very small cigar boxes for next to nothing and build them into chuggers and diddley bows. A small box with a piezo makes a funky microphone as well.
Comment by Southern Ray on June 10, 2021 at 11:58pm

Thank you for the kind words, Doug! Much appreciated. It's gonna be new to me. I've been concentrating on learning my way around a diddley bow or three lately. Hope to have this thing finished by the end of the weekend. Hoping for a good weekend.

 

Comment by Doug Thorsvik on June 9, 2021 at 6:22pm

It’s gonna be a looker Ray! The woods all look great together. I love playing my chugger; they are fun and easy. Press on!!!

Comment by Southern Ray on June 9, 2021 at 2:52pm

I like the colors and shapes of this red oak and the box. The wood they used to make the sides of this box looks a lot like it could be red oak. I kinda doubt it, but they match very well. Still not sure whether to make it electric on not. Might just see what she sounds like acoustically. I could always wind a little mahogany chugger bobbin that I have in a container. (You can see it in the background), Looks real good next to the top... Decisions, decisions...

Comment by Southern Ray on June 9, 2021 at 2:45pm

Thank you, Keith. Hope your doing well.

Comment by Southern Ray on June 9, 2021 at 1:05pm

 Thank you, Uncle John. I really appreciate it. 

Comment by Uncle John on June 9, 2021 at 10:24am

Love the colors and shapes.  

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