"Hi Peter, I have been playing guitars for years, but arthritis has messed up my digits quite substantially. Therefore, I have gone down the road of learning slide stuff. I built a 6 string lap steel (pictures on here somewhere) and began the…"
"Hi Dani/Grey Bear, My latest project, which has unseated all my other planned projects for a bit is made up of the remnants from this little weapon. A fairly non-descript 'Spanish' thing, I had sort of tuned it and played a few chords a…"
"Mmmm, Licence plate guitar, I have an old Minnesota one in my workshop somewhere or other, so maybe I may go down the same road eventually... thanks for the inspiration...!!! I am in the middle of constructing a few instruments through the…"
"Now that I like, well done you...... what tunes to you scrape through playing..???? I tend to get about halfway through something then my mind all go's to pot and I end up doing something else instead. At least the listener gets two tunes…"
"Welcome from sunny, at the moment, England. A nice bunch of folk on this website, so look around and enjoy the content. We are all new relatively speaking, so you are amongst friends..... post a picture of your invention if possible,,,!!!!"
"Sleepy John, I had the same problem, but it actually your own computer settings that needed changing. I ended up logging in to my own already logged into 'provider' before it automatically set it up alright....."
"Thank you David L. for the welcoming comment, it is indeed an honour to meet up with you, even if it is only 'on-line'.
These home brewed guitars of whatever parentage are always a great interest to me, but after giving a few…"
"Well, I am still above ground and breathing, so that makes me an on'rabble member methinks...
Ole' Grey Bear as a wallflower raises the eyebrows somewhat to be fair...???? the little petal, but a great bloke..!!!
I am currently engaged on…"
"Now that is interesting, I am speaking of the thickness of the box walls. I have always thought the thickness has something to do with the resonance, but seemingly not in every case. It makes perfect sense really, unless one is building a resonator…"
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I have played drums, percussion, guitars for years in various bands, but always felt a tad disjointed playing named brand stuff. I am a practical guy with time on my hands, and a penchant for wood.....