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Cigar Box Bass - neck and string questions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bluesheart Jul 16, 2015. 7 Replies

Hi,I am looking to make a 2 string bass for my cousin as a gift and had a couple of questions.If I wanted to make it for slide only could I use a 1 inch poplar or 1 inch oak dowel for the neck to…Continue

What string combo for 2 stringer?

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Sawyer Jul 3, 2015. 6 Replies

Hi,I'm going on vacation tomorrow and while away am going to make some 2 stringers with my nieces and nephews and not sure what string combos work best. I have several 6 string packs and was hoping…Continue

Diddley bow straps for kids

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Apr 17, 2015. 23 Replies

Hi,I spent yesterday making diddley bows with my daughter's brownie troop (ton of fun and highly recommend building with kids). We will finish up at their next meeting in two weeks. One of the things…Continue

Piezo dumb, dumb question, maybe...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder Apr 8, 2015. 19 Replies

Ok so this may be a very dumb question. I won't be shy that it might be and asking anyway.So it has been said that wiring 2 piezos in parallel will take some of the harshness out of the piezo. It is…Continue


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