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Three string scales

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Hunter Oct 9, 2020. 4 Replies

I know scales that go from fret 2 to twelve on each individual string. Is there scales that go to twelve that use all three strings in one scale? Continue

Comancho Box any good?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jack Brady Apr 24, 2020. 7 Replies

I have seen some pics on here of this box. I have not heard if they are good. It is a thick heavyduty box with nice finish. While it will have a pickup on it i am wondering if it is good…Continue

Putting finish on the neck

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Apr 1, 2020. 3 Replies

I am wondering if you guys put finnish on the neck before you put the frets on? I built two now,the first one I used tru oil and the neck was already fretted. All was fine,After putting finish on I…Continue

String gauges

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom T Mar 17, 2020. 1 Reply

I am wondering if I wanted string gauges 40 30 20 - these are just numbers for example. If one pack of strings the six fifth and forth matched this,and another pack matched but the fifth fourth and…Continue

 

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Jack Brady replied to Jon's discussion eliminate pickup tinging
"I plan the build around them so that the fretboard is high enough from the box top so that there is clearance to the pickup cover when fretting the last fret. I tried mounting uner the lid and it worked but it didnt have good output,so I cut a hole…"
Nov 23, 2020
Jack Brady replied to Jon's discussion eliminate pickup tinging
Nov 23, 2020
Jack Brady replied to Stan Jones's discussion Markers on Pre-Fretted Boards
"I use countersinked woodscrews. I always do them after the frets are installed."
Nov 16, 2020
Jack Brady replied to Stan Jones's discussion Markers on Pre-Fretted Boards
Nov 16, 2020
Order99 liked Jack Brady's discussion Join the Discussion: To Put Finish on a Paper Covered Cigar Box... or Not?
Nov 9, 2020
Jack Brady liked William Teague's discussion Beer can microphone
Oct 18, 2020
Jack Brady replied to Taffy Evans's discussion A Bench Vice you may or may not need.
"That vice looks real handy with the ball joint. I recently bought a clamp on vice from harbor freight that I really like. I like to be able to use the vice wherever I am working at. I have not seen that model you have before."
Oct 12, 2020
Timothy Hunter replied to Jack Brady's discussion Three string scales
Oct 9, 2020
Jack Brady replied to Jack Brady's discussion Three string scales
"Thanks for the replies. Yes it does help me towards what I am looking for. Tonight I am going to study it and see what I come up with."
Oct 9, 2020
BrianQ. replied to Jack Brady's discussion Three string scales
"I think this is what you’re looking for? With all the notes mapped out in their respective tones, you can see what I mean about looking at the formula? If you memorize it, then you can reach out in any direction to find the notes in the scale,…"
Oct 9, 2020
BrianQ. replied to Jack Brady's discussion Three string scales
"If you know them on each string, then it shouldn’t be hard for you to connect the dots? It’s all math, but you replace numbers with notes. take the scale you know on one string & find it on the other strings? Say in GDG, we know the…"
Oct 8, 2020
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Three string scales

I know scales that go from fret 2 to twelve on each individual string. Is there scales that go to twelve that use all three strings in one scale? See More
Oct 8, 2020
Jack Brady liked Uncle John's video
Sep 20, 2020
Jack Brady replied to Jim knapp's discussion Looking for Tacoma Cigar box builder
"should not be hard to replace the jack. I would think the local music shop that repairs instruments would be able to do it. If you can solder it is only 2 wires."
Aug 12, 2020
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Jack Brady liked Cigar Box Nation's discussion Headless Guitar Project - a $100 eBay kit & Gitty pickups
May 21, 2020

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Yup , you can actually smoke this one . faux volume knob is a cover FOR THE COB PIPE , . mouthpiece…
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Can Mindbender, by the band Stillwater, be done on a three-string fretless guitar?…See More
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