Art Prior
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Box Size

Started this discussion. Last reply by KOOL DOG HOOCH Aug 15. 1 Reply

I was given some nice boxes, from a 9x7x1 3/4 to a 6x6x3. What is the smallest size box that some of you have used for a regular 3 string slide guitar and how did it sound?    ArtContinue

 

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Rich Butters left a comment for Art Prior
"Hi Art I see you made a Dulcimer.  I have never done this.  Do you have any plans to share? Cheers Rich"
Oct 28
Art Prior replied to John Mark Perchalski's discussion Sideways-Mounted Cigar Box
"You could try having some of the fret board over the box (a standard size box) kind of like a dulcimer is built and you might end up with a shorter git. Art"
Sep 8
Art Prior replied to KOOL DOG HOOCH's discussion Where or How did you come up with your handle (nickname)
"I have always enjoyed RVing and when we retired we sold the house and went fulltiming. We travel less now but still love the lifestyle and live in the rig-----so  Iam still ''fulltimerart''  Years ago, in the CBradio…"
Sep 8
Art Prior replied to Warren Williams's discussion A simple tuning peg question in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I usually go about 1/2 inch above the headstock, or the ferrule if one is used. Art"
Aug 25
Art Prior replied to Dave Barrett's discussion Some things I learned from my latest build
"I have found that anything dropped while working on a bench will find it's way to the furthest, dirtiest spot underneath and if working on a car, anything dropped will roll to its (unreachable) geographical center. As far as #9--always try the…"
Aug 20
KOOL DOG HOOCH replied to Art Prior's discussion Box Size
"Try using paint can lids for resonators, you will be pleased with the sound as sliders."
Aug 15
Art Prior posted a discussion

Box Size

I was given some nice boxes, from a 9x7x1 3/4 to a 6x6x3. What is the smallest size box that some of you have used for a regular 3 string slide guitar and how did it sound?    ArtSee More
Aug 15
Art Prior commented on Sean Murphy's blog post Fretboard wood - what to do, what to do?
"I prefer the lighter color (poplar) on the darker neck but that's just the opinion of an old upholsterer. Art"
Aug 15
Art Prior commented on Sean Murphy's blog post Latest build
"Its always great when a troublesome build comes out so nice------looks real good! I think the slots look good, all the same and do just what they are supposed to. Art"
Jul 15
Art Prior commented on Sean Murphy's blog post Overpriced cigar box in antique store?
"Unless it was full of gold I would say that they were just looking to rip off a sucker.    Art"
Jul 15
Art Prior commented on 3 String Guitars's group Three string guitars
"Try a drop of clear nail polish--------works like locktite but its a little more "diy". It also works to seal a scratch and comes in lots of colors to use as touch up paint. Art"
Jun 24
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Jun 20
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speaking of my dungeon, i just tidied up a workspace

"A tidy work area is the sign of a sick mind! Art"
Jun 20
Art Prior replied to KOOL DOG HOOCH's discussion Looking for Builders and Players in Florida!
"Welcome Michael, Now there is three of us---YEE HAW. Hopefully more will chime in. We lived in Sherwood Forest in Palm Harbor for a couple years before my wife got a transfer to Jacksonville a while ago. Actually quite a while ago----time really…"
Jun 20
Art Prior replied to KOOL DOG HOOCH's discussion Looking for Builders and Players in Florida!
"Hey Kool Dog,I saw that post from 4 years ago and wondered about it too, but now there is two of us.I am up in the panhandle, otherwise known as LA (Lower Alabama)! Been playing the dulcimer for quite a while,recently found out about and got hooked…"
Jun 17
Art Prior replied to KOOL DOG HOOCH's discussion Secret codes?
"Finally, a TAH DAH moment! When I started (several years ago)playing dulcimer I knew I had 3 strings and 5 fingers------everything else was rocket science to a caveman.It was hard to find someone to "turn the light on" for all this chords…"
Jun 17

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
internet
How many instruments have you built so far?
about 15
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Their history, and that they can be built as simple as they used to be or fancy and upgraded any way the builder wants

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At 5:30am on October 28, 2019, Rich Butters said…

Hi Art I see you made a Dulcimer.  I have never done this.  Do you have any plans to share?

Cheers

Rich

At 2:15pm on April 23, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation Art, glad ya made it :)

 
 
 

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