What are some possible things to use to make for tuners? Like Eyebolts or Dowels? also How can you make those improve tuners work well? I don't understand why there isn't a lot of information on DIY…Continue
"One reason there isn't a ton of information on "Improv" tuners is that it is usually a great deal of work that, in the end, doesn't work so well. If you want an instrument you can play on a regular basis, then you would want it…"
"My latest reinvention of the wheel is using nails as zither pins. Hammer one end flat, put a hole in it for the string, use sandpaper to mimic microthreads drive it into a hole a drill size or so smaller than the nail.
"I've tried a few alternatives, some have worked ok, many have just eaten strings, I truly recommend, even for the most funky/down home roots machine, manufactured tuners, if you choose to ignore this advice, fine, it suggests you are serious,…"
"Hi, there has been a fair bit of info posted on here, but it's posted and filed away.somewhere I imagine.
Original CBG builders didn't have the internet either, if one wants to take DIY one step further then, necessity is the mother of…"
What are some possible things to use to make for tuners? Like Eyebolts or Dowels? also How can you make those improve tuners work well? I don't understand why there isn't a lot of information on DIY or homemade tuners. I bet the original CBGs didn't have guitar tuners. See More
The simplest little resonator instrument of all. Please add links to plans, photos of your canjos and ideas you've found that make the most of this diminutive instrument.(The image is a temporary placeholder, I'll replace it any day now!)See More
This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.Keep in mind that new builders can find other great informative articles on CBG building, as well as most of the parts you'll need, over at C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply!See More