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Neck is bowing...

Started this discussion. Last reply by keith peterson Mar 23, 2010. 26 Replies

I used a straight poplar 2X1 for the neck (through neck) on my first build... it's straight until I put the strings under tension, then the neck bows slightly, but enough so the action is way too…Continue


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New song “Mic Ball” with Harmonica

"Sorry, late comment, I've been away for awhile.  That's a good job with the song, just turn up the vocals and dirty up that guitar tone.  Scare the neighbors."
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
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Not nearly as many as some. But more than some others.
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The simplicity, the freedom to find the music without worrying so much about the form... and if you've seen some of my builds, you know that I clearly struggle with "form". Sigh.

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At 10:27am on August 11, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks for the kind comments & the like there Brother 3 string!


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