David Clewell
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  • Chandler, AZ
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David Clewell replied to rick schoen's discussion Connecting a guitar jack? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"You are correct. I sure missed that one. I guess I need to look a little closer. Thanks for the correction."
Nov 17, 2019
David Clewell replied to rick schoen's discussion Connecting a guitar jack? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"The one you have marked with green is the Sleeve contact, it is the Ground. Next time don't buy a sterio jack. It will be a little less expensive and all you need. The Red one is the Tip, which is the hot wire connector. The one you are not…"
Nov 17, 2019
David Clewell replied to Bob Herget's discussion Intentionally Introduced Neck Backbow in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Yes. I reinforce my four string necks with a 1/4 inch hollow steel rod. When I epoxy the rod in place I clamp the neck to my workbench with one or two credit cards under the twelfth fret area. I don't know how much backbow that introduces, but…"
Jun 1, 2019
David Clewell replied to mitch jones's discussion Earthing Strings in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"The biggest problem in soldering is not cleaning the terminals, wire, and iron. Use a stiff bristled brush and clean everything with alcohol, then don't touch it with your fingers. You will be surprised how well the solder flows."
May 18, 2019

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
While researching Mt Dulcimers
How many instruments have you built so far?
@15 three string and 3 fout string CBGs and 25 one string Canjos.
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I try to make them all playable, not wall hangers. I figure that you should not point one at someone you don't want to entertain.

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