"Many thanks, Uncle John - very pleased to receive your kind comments. The fingerboard is a bit of an unknown. I bought it as a softwood that seemed to be fairly heavy and solid, and I used it in the first version of the CBG about fourteen years ago.…"
"Many thanks for your comment, Tim. I decided that good old steel braces, steel bolts and plenty of steel screws were the way forward to getting a solid build with less chance of vibration and buzzing. Seems to have worked out OK and gives the option…"
"Many thanks for your comments, Jerry. The second output comes from a piezo pickup that is not visible and is attached to the plywood face under the central bracing bar. The preamp is always in circuit to the first output and its level can be…"
"Many thanks for your comments, Hans.Yes - a lot of screws! I wanted to be sure I wouldn't get any vibration noise from the body, and I hope it also adds to the CBG visual effect. I fitted a separate plate for battery changing to avoid having to…"