Lark Leazar
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Lark Leazar Aug 20. 33 Replies

Long time guitar player here, but I'm mostly an electric bass player these days.  Anyway, someone posted a link to a Samatha Fish video on the TalkBass forum a couple of weeks ago.  That put a burr…Continue

 

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Lark Leazar replied to Ben's discussion A big wine box
"Cut a 5 degree angle on the part of the neck inside the box (on the upper part).  This will angle the neck back and give you more bridge height/break angle.  You can move the neck further into the box.  Maybe cut out the lid to give…"
yesterday
Lark Leazar replied to Cigar Box Nation's discussion Headless Guitar Project - a $100 eBay kit & Gitty pickups
"Love it!  Wish I could find a similarly priced headless bass guitar kit. "
yesterday
Lark Leazar replied to Luke Jalbert's discussion Building a Cigar Box guitar with no musical parts
Sunday
Lark Leazar replied to JP Lace Master's discussion I'm Back and I got something cool and need some opinions
"I'd layout the neck with the box, measure out your desired scale length, then you'll have an idea where the bridge goes.   Then you may need to tweak the neck placement in the box (ie- longer or shorter neck tail length) to get…"
Sunday
Lark Leazar replied to James Pobog's discussion Preferred CBG electronics?
Sunday
Lark Leazar commented on Vern Hallett's photo
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2B6

"Very nice.  What kind of box is it? "
Aug 24
Doug Thorsvik commented on Lark Leazar's photo
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Finished

"Lark, I love the Spartan, non shiny overall vibe of this guitar! All the elements work together for the look. I’ve yet to play a cigar box guitar that is as loud as a 6-string acoustic unplugged, so I use an amp to bring it up to that level…"
Aug 22
Uncle John commented on Lark Leazar's photo
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Finished

"Well,  a good guitar to play quietly and there are times for that.  And plug in to roar.  That top was not likely to produce big or great acoustic sound.  Glad it's a good intonator.  I am not happy with them when they…"
Aug 21
Lark Leazar commented on Lark Leazar's photo
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Finished

"Sound is anemic acoustically.  Not a big surprise, as I really beefed up the box and likely damped whatever resonance may have been there.  Plugged in - Wow- it sounds great.  I have the action at ~3mm where the neck meets the…"
Aug 21
Uncle John commented on Lark Leazar's photo
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Finished

"How does it play and sound?   Tuning?"
Aug 21
Uncle John commented on Lark Leazar's photo
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Finished

"Came out really nice. The walnut is a nice touch. Can't even tell it is a door strike from here. I like to use scrap metal and cut my own tails- but I have used a door strike."
Aug 21
Uncle John commented on Lark Leazar's photo
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Finished

"Looks good here. I like the earthy, hint of rust and age on the nut."
Aug 21
Lark Leazar replied to mugs's discussion Fretted freatboards for sale
Aug 21
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Finished

"Walnut base for door strike plate tailpiece.  Holes a wee bit too far apart, sigh. "
Aug 20
Lark Leazar commented on Lark Leazar's photo
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Finished

"Volume and tone knobs from a late 90s Yamaha bass. "
Aug 20
Lark Leazar commented on Lark Leazar's photo
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Finished

"MGB Guitars Mini Box Bucker 2.0 pickup.  Heavy electric strings (0.017, 0.026, 0.036).  Walnut bridge capped with left handed bolt from a turnbuckle.  "
Aug 20

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At 3:21pm on August 3, 2021, BrianQ. said…

Welcome, check out the Resources tab for build info and join some groups located in the Posts tab? Forum is for questions and Blog posts are for sharing your build processes?

 
 
 

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