Having built a few standard CBG's and Strummersticks (almost all 3-strings tuned GDg),, I'm intrigued by the idea of a mountain dulcimer. I'm guessing the lap-style would be to reverse the…Continue
I used to use Windows Live Movie Maker, but with the new Windows 10, it doesn't seem to be supported? I bought a decent plug-in USB mic, which absolutely no longer works with this software. …Continue
Almost finished my first (non-kit) CBG of my own design. It's a fretted three-string, and will likely end up with a piezo-pickup option. Have not used any fret markers yet, nor cut any sound holes. Tone actually seems pretty OK with no holes, and it's a really clean look.
I counterbored to recess the screw-together tuners, leaving the main headstock at 3/4". Used a 5/8" Forstner bit in a hand drill to c'bore about 3/16" deep.
Some tweaking remains to be done, but I think it…Continue