So thought I would share my first "real" build....box from local cigar store, neck is a piece of maple from a cast off I found in a "free bin"; tuners, sound hole buttons, nut and bridge from CBGitty;I built this one fretless for slide; and I glued the neck to the top of the box. The tail is attached to the bottom of the box so it holds the box together via string tension.....we'll see if it stays that way!I'm not much of a player but it sure sounds nice....I built a hubcap guitar a while back…See More
"I'm with @MadGomer. I had a similar problem on my fretless build and it was the slots in the nut - I had to shape them better to ensure the string was held nicely in the slot but not touching too much. I notice in the close up your…"