I found this locally via Facebook marketplace, $20. Plugged it in for a few minutes and tinkered around with my 3 string with a rod piezo, seems like a decent little amp. Anyone have experience with…Continue
"I'm getting ready to start on my first resonator build, using a wooden champagne box with a stainless stove burner cover for the resonator. I expect that the box will be decent acoustically, but if I want to amplify it and not lose the reso…"
"I just shamelessly followed strumstick plans on the web (sort of at least). The neck was cut like a tuning fork so the bottom could be spread out to form the sides of the body. I actually made the body way too big, so several frets are…"
"Agreed, I was only suggesting this as a way to toughen up the string grooves on a wooden nut, not for the neck itself. I used a walnut nut and saddle on my very first CBG build and it is holding up fine, but it's strung up with wound strings,…"
"What about the baking soda and superglue trick to create a hard surface for the strings to ride on? Thinking you could file oversized grooves in the mahogany, fill with CA/soda, then clean it up with a file and recut string grooves in the hard stuff."
"Start by confirming that your scale length is correct for the fret spacing you used. Measure from the point of contact between the string and "nut" and the point of contact with the bridge. If that's what you intended, then start…"
"It don't mean a thang, if it ain't got that clang!!!"We're discussing homemade dobro ideas. From dog bowls to paint can lids and whatever else you can dream up...we wanna see it! What do you use on your cigar box guitars to get that metal sound? Do you have a technique that projects sound like a dobro? Let's hear it! See More