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Brendt Evenden liked Gary Holdsworth's blog post New CBG build from the land down under
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Gary Holdsworth commented on Gary Holdsworth's blog post New CBG build from the land down under
"And were done Thanks for looking in Hope you like the finished product G"
Nov 9, 2018
Jeff 'Bones' Reilly commented on Gary Holdsworth's blog post New CBG build from the land down under
"Looking good nice to see another Aussie builder Cobba ."
Oct 31, 2018
Gary Holdsworth commented on Gary Holdsworth's blog post New CBG build from the land down under
"had a chance to do a bit more today test fitted the neck to the body (nice and snug) and finished off the base painting now its all ready for final sanding and clear coat all going well, clear coats on the week end G"
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Gary Holdsworth commented on Gary Holdsworth's blog post New CBG build from the land down under
"Thanks for the kind words Only painting the back and sides The top is just having the US 61 signage misted on as to tie it together with the body shape there will be plenty of wood showing through On hold at the moment as I'm waiting…"
Oct 28, 2018
Gary Holdsworth and Thomas Blasque are now friends
Oct 28, 2018
t-belly johnson commented on Gary Holdsworth's blog post New CBG build from the land down under
"Are you really going to paint that body??? the wood looks superb and I`m guessing it would look really cool just polished up."
Oct 28, 2018
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Gary Holdsworth commented on Gary Holdsworth's blog post New CBG build from the land down under
"Body has basic base paint on now still need to add the signage to the front back and sides has a distressed crackle finish Not sure why the posts are not in sequence, any advice accepted G"
Oct 22, 2018
Gary Holdsworth commented on Gary Holdsworth's blog post New CBG build from the land down under
"Thanks for the kind comments A few more pics and that brings the neck up to date This is the wavy grain texture you get with spotted gum Thanks for dropping by G"
Oct 22, 2018
Taffy Evans commented on Gary Holdsworth's blog post New CBG build from the land down under
"Hi, looking good you clever bugger. How many are you building on this run, Ha, ha. Taff"
Oct 21, 2018
Gary Holdsworth commented on Gary Holdsworth's blog post New CBG build from the land down under
"Had some time tonight to add a few more pics Don't have any of the body being chambered out but have one of the final stages of machining same issue with the neck only pics of the final stages of machining thanks for looking in G"
Oct 21, 2018
Jeff 'Bones' Reilly commented on Gary Holdsworth's blog post New CBG build from the land down under
"Wow looking sharp . "
Oct 21, 2018
the anonymous pick commented on Gary Holdsworth's blog post New CBG build from the land down under
"coolaroo ;-)"
Oct 21, 2018

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New CBG build from the land down under

Posted on October 21, 2018 at 3:33am 11 Comments

Hi all,

This is my first blog (ever) and 3rd CBG type build, so I thought I would share the ride with those who might be interested.

Technically it is a 3 string hollow body guitar as no cigar box's will be harmed during the build.

Scale will be a  fretted 24.75"

neck will have a truss rod adjustable at the heal end

Body and neck stock is Victorian mountain ash and spotted gum

and is based on a design I saw on the web

I'm lucky because I have…

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