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Collection Thread: show me your collections

Started this discussion. Last reply by JP Lace Master Nov 4. 26 Replies

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Day 3: Elephant Canjos (again)

Started Jul 17 0 Replies

Day 3 of my holiday and I made a couple more Elephant Tin Canjo's. Took bloody ages to drink all the tea out of these 3 tins, most of it Earl Grey. I'm rather proud of these, only took 2 hours to put…Continue

Day 2: folding Travel Diddley Bow

Started this discussion. Last reply by David L. Jul 17. 3 Replies

2nd day of holiday, decided to experiment with my next build. as a result of the 4ft broom handles that I got sent by mistake, I end up with a lot of short end pieces which I can't use, so I decided…Continue

Day 1: Whiskey Tin Diddley Bass

Started this discussion. Last reply by JP Lace Master Jul 16. 6 Replies

I'm off work for a couple weeks and I got a lot to build. Todays build is a Diddley Bass made using a Johnnie Walker Whiskey Tin a long piece of pine and bass parts.I'm loving this thing already, it…Continue

 

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JP Lace Master replied to KOOL DOG HOOCH's discussion What does your workshop look like?
"clean is not an option as I am quite exposed to the elements and my neatness is reserved for storage only, my work area is entirely covered in dirt and stones, there is no neatness there, I have lost many a 1mm machine head screw beneath my feet."
Nov 7
JP Lace Master replied to KOOL DOG HOOCH's discussion What does your workshop look like?
"I do not have a workshop, everything I have built in the last 3 years has been made on a small folding bench and a side table which holds all the parts and my cup of wine. all my tools are in a neat stack in a corner of a storage garage."
Nov 7
JP Lace Master replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Collection Thread: show me your collections
"thems is some weird builds and I love them. I see you go for the neck on the box and can method instead of inside. I haven't tried on the box with canjos yet do you find it affects the sound of them opposed to inside the box builds?"
Nov 4
NateMakesToys replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Collection Thread: show me your collections
"Hey all. Im very new to building instruments, I've been messing around in my living room on the weekends for the last few months making toys. Forst thing i made was a walking stick with a diddley bow stuck onto it. Next was this dulcimer for…"
Nov 4
Paul Craig replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Collection Thread: show me your collections
"I like it."
Nov 3
JP Lace Master replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Collection Thread: show me your collections
"headless Uke with machine heads in the box, very clever i'll have to try that for my travel builds. very nice"
Nov 2
Kigar replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Collection Thread: show me your collections
"Thanks!  The middle black box is a stand up bass, 2 string fret less using electric bass strings.  The little one is a soprano uke, 13" scale with the tuners inside the box."
Nov 2
JP Lace Master replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Collection Thread: show me your collections
"that's a very interesting collection, I like it.  the middle black box with the additional length of wood, is that meant to be an upright bass-esque design. And what is the small yellow box on the right, never seen a build so…"
Nov 2
Kigar replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Collection Thread: show me your collections
"A little old but this is the picture I used for my signature-"
Nov 1
JP Lace Master replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Collection Thread: show me your collections
"Same, got at least a dozen other 6 strings and basses, nothing wrong with hoarding . if some is good more must be better"
Nov 1
Paul Craig replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Collection Thread: show me your collections
"Hoarder! Hahaha Yeah,I'm one too."
Nov 1
Taffy Evans replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Collection Thread: show me your collections
"Hi, thanks for the comment Paul and JP, I have other collections I could show but I I might get called a hoarder not a collector.   Like, every violin, cello and bass bridges I have replace possibly over 50 Many of the sets of old frets I have…"
Nov 1
Robbie liked JP Lace Master's discussion Collection Thread: show me your collections
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JP Lace Master replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Collection Thread: show me your collections
"love all of them, you're right Paul, those sound holes are nice. I love the Parlour guitars, nothing like a good acoustic with a tailpiece instead of fixed bridge"
Oct 27
JP Lace Master replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Collection Thread: show me your collections
"Thank you everyone who has posted, keep them coming."
Oct 27
Paul Craig replied to JP Lace Master's discussion Collection Thread: show me your collections
"I like the sound holes on the middle CBG."
Oct 23

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
another memeber
How many instruments have you built so far?
one cigar box and many strats
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Well, the one I have made is made of a Biscuit Tin, whether you can call that a Cigar Box guitar, I don't know, but the tone when played acoustically is beautiful

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