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Advice for volume knob placement and mounting?

Started this discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick Jun 17. 17 Replies

I wonder what people think about putting the volume knob on the top side of the box rather than through the lid. Seems like the knob can get in the way when strumming, especially with a smaller box.…Continue

Tags: length, shaft, location, knob, Volume

Protect this painted box ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vicki Gibson Jul 2. 21 Replies

The black paint on this box scratches very easily. (I have been hiding scratches with a permanent marker.)Should I spray some kind of clear coat on to protect it? If so, which is best for this?…Continue

Lacquer on antique box?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Herget May 11. 15 Replies

If I build with this antique box, should I use lacquer to protect it?Continue

Tags: lacquer, antique

Will sound hole reduce sustain?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Apr 15. 11 Replies

I finished my first build, mostly, and I’m very happy with the results.Here is a question: I don’t have a sound hole yet. I am very happy with the sound of the piezo that is wedged between the neck…Continue

Tags: sustain, piezo, hole, Sound

 

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Very pleased with my third build. Optimized for lap steel playing. Tone knob has a push/pull switch to split the pickup for single coil.
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Maybe from C.B. Gitty website
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Creativity of build, acoustics of instruments, playing with slide, all things music and technology.

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At 1:12pm on March 14, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation Michael, check out the Resources tab, plenty of good info

 
 
 

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