Brent Kasl
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Brent Kasl's Discussions

Displaying a CBG

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brent Kasl Jun 9. 3 Replies

Are the tuners strong enough to hold a cbg by a strap or string for a tent display at a show? I have seen one example where a hook was screwed into the neck but not sure if most buyers would…Continue

Jack/Strap Combo

Started this discussion. Last reply by ILL GREEN Jun 5. 2 Replies

Will be installing a combination jack and strap plate, cant tell which is negative and positive on the soldering for jack, the two pins are only different by lengthAny guidance appreciatedContinue

Ideas for supporting nuts

Started this discussion. Last reply by JL on Monday. 15 Replies

Looking  for ideas on supporting a nut from the back side on a scarf joint other than grooving out a notch for the nut to fit into.Seems I saw a pic of a build once where their was some support…Continue

String guide

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans May 10. 10 Replies

See any problems using a single eyelet screw to route two strings off head prior to nut for guidance?Continue

 

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JL replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Ideas for supporting nuts
"A good break angle down to the tuners, nut slot bottoms that arch/curve toward the tuners, and a nut where the thickness is almost as much as it is tall to the slot bottoms, will hold itself in quite tightly without needing any support on the tuner…"
Monday
Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Ideas for supporting nuts
"I found the picture for the nut between the fretboard and head veneer. This is from "ADVANCED CIGAR BOX GUITAR CONSTRUCTION GUIDE" a free download."
Jun 12
Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Ideas for supporting nuts
"I found the picture for the nut between the fretboard and head veneer. This is from "ADVANCED CIGAR BOX GUITAR BUILDING GUIDE" a free download."
Jun 12
Brent Kasl replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Displaying a CBG
"Looks like most are hung from straps around the tuners"
Jun 9
Tom T replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Displaying a CBG
"I think Taffy's photo says it all..........."
Jun 9
Taffy Evans replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Displaying a CBG
Jun 9
Brent Kasl posted a discussion

Displaying a CBG

Are the tuners strong enough to hold a cbg by a strap or string for a tent display at a show? I have seen one example where a hook was screwed into the neck but not sure if most buyers would appreciate that.See More
Jun 8
ILL GREEN replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Jack/Strap Combo
"Depends if its a stereo or mono jack.  The two small pins are your positive, both need to connect with a single wire if you going mono. For stereo, one is hot the other cold and ground remains as ground."
Jun 5
Taffy Evans replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Jack/Strap Combo
"Plug in your lead and test the other end with a multimeter, tip and earth."
Jun 5
Brent Kasl posted a discussion

Jack/Strap c

Will be installing a combination jack and strap plate, cant tell which is negative and positive on the soldering for jack, the two pins are only different by lengthAny guidance appreciatedSee More
Jun 5
François replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Ideas for supporting nuts
"When I first saw just the title of the thread, all I could think of is that the best ides for supporting nuts is actually a tree... Just make sure you get there before the squirrels! ;-D But more seriously, I did do a few nuts using acrylic and it…"
May 23
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May 22
Taffy Evans replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Ideas for supporting nuts
"Hi Brent, anything that has a dense/solid material, is able to fit at the end of the fingerboard and give correct intonation and hight over the first fret will work.  Taff"
May 22
Brent Kasl replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Ideas for supporting nuts
"As a side question, can you use a fretted bridge as a nut????"
May 22
Blind Doughboy replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Ideas for supporting nuts
"Yup . . . that almost always works. No need to reinvent the wheel on this. I generally use a zero fret, but glue a bone or plastic nut against the end of the fingerboard for use as a string guide. Prior to the gluing, test fit the nut both for width…"
May 22
Tim Pannabecker replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Ideas for supporting nuts
"Agreed"
May 22

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At 12:05am on December 25, 2017, Korrigan said…

Those are some great looking guitars and amps Brent! Thanks for sharing some pics.

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Glad to be your friend.  Text me if I can do anything for you.  Sam

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Thanks for the friend request Brent!

 
 
 

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