"I might be visualizing this incorrectly, but the connectors would be behind the soundboard, and you would have to have a large hole to disconnect and switch out pups.... but I may be thinking of flat pups...."
"So another thought... I’ve used (rubbing) alcohol with fabric dyes before on wood... high (90 odd% alcohol... worked well in that it didn’t raise the grain... and on solid body wood (is, solid body electric, not thin soundboard... in one…"
"You're right about starting. I watched my neighbor in my RV park for almost a yr building canjos,( which I had no interest in building, but mildly curious about) it wast until he started building CBGs that I really took notice. The…"
"LOL not arguing on any of that... his website actually led down many other circuitous paths, and in part eventually led me here to Cigar Box Nation. One of the wonderful bits about the Internet is ideas and experiments, no matter how small and…"
"Checked out the video in the tubular bell section, not to be critical. Although some of the ideas are unique attempts at reinventing the wheel. Don't get me wrong, I'm all for experimenting, God knows we'd be in the dark ages with out…"
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Cigar box guitars are very... interesting... and meaningful.
I’ve been looking at building Asian single string zithers with timber bamboo... but went off on a tangent, considering making 3 string fretless guitars... what sent me on the tangent was watching some of Shane’s videos.
And... I live in Central America, haven’t met any like-minded individuals, so getting a looper, building a magnetic coil drone machine, and... we’ll see what happens.