Del Puckett
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"Cool lick and instruction, Del."
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"That is some pretty music.  Nice."
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"Excellent licks. Thanks for showing."
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Del Puckett replied to Nick McCarty's discussion Bridge angle?
"intonation...  this is VERY VERY important and positioning is CRITICAL.  if it's off even by a little it will sound OFF !!  The goal of saddle positioning is to get your 12 fret harmonic to line up EXACTLY over the 12th fret"
Mar 10
Del Puckett replied to Mark's discussion Shaping Necks - what do you use.
"all of the above :-)   However, the 9 inch Shinto Rasp will become your favorite tool...if you let it :-) "
Mar 10
Del Puckett replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Bowing necks
"I have built over two hundred CBG's using every type and style of neckwood imaginable...and....  I have yet to have a neck bow on me.  True that I only build three string CBG's and typically tune down to EBE.  "
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Snowbird Tab

A Blues lick adapted for the 3 string cigar box guitar. This lick originated from an improvised demo video featuring the "Snowbird" Cigar Box Guitar. Feel fr...
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Del Puckett replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion VIDEO: Tommy Emmanuel's Cigar Box Guitar - by Del Puckett
"Wow!!! Awesome stories and memories!! I've had the privilege of attending two of his workshops ... very inspiring!!!!"
Dec 15, 2018
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
internet
How many instruments have you built so far?
175
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
the opportunity to exploit the 'limitations' of the instrument...

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At 9:51pm on July 20, 2017, Doug Thorsvik said…
I really liked your The Versatility of the "3 String Cigar Box Guitar" video. I'm curious about the nylon string gdg guitar example. Looks like it would fit in a airline carry on bag. Not much info out there on using nylon strings with 3-stringers. What scale length and strings were you using? I know how to figure tensions out with steel strings, but I have no clue with nylon. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
At 5:45pm on May 3, 2017, Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear said…
Hi Del. Just wanted to say I find your videos really inspirational. Just watched your latest YouTube video on your 3 string CBG. You mentioned it's fretted in the E minor scale. Forgive my ignorance please but is that the 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11 (for the middle string blue note) & octave? You're inspiring me to try a ruler neck and the same fretting.

Please, please keep up the awesomeness. I'm a fan already!
At 7:09pm on May 23, 2016, Downtown Vinnie said…

Hey bud thanks for friendin me.Lookin forward to meetin ya.Its gonna be a gas...gettin better by the minute...'

 
 
 

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