My pulse quickens at certain aspects of this hobby.For instance, when I am in a thrift store and spot a good box across the room;Or at a cigar store and the guy says "I want at least 2 bucks for…Continue
I made my first cigar box guitar for me and to see if I could do it. I don't know how to play. Then, of course, I made another one. And after that, one to give away. Joined the Nation. Then two…Continue
"Interesting recovery,.. as long as it works right? I usually use little wood shims to fill the gap, and a mix of glue and fine sawdust to fill any gaps., certainly not as pretty as your method., beautiful work, and i always like to see you…"
"You folks that build all by hand tools put extra soul, sweat and sometimes blood into your work. I use power tools when I can, but I think the traditional spirit of the cbg calls for some imperfections and character. As a small nod…"
"Thank you , Dave and UJ
The slightly katty-wampus look of the final oval is because I use only hand tools. The thin laminated top wood cracks and splinters, which I cover up with the painted edges. The fact that I measure by eye,…"