"On this one there is not Mark. I have started putting as large a gap as possible on subsequent mandos, just need to make sure there is no gap at the bridge area. I also stopped leaving them open, the sound is not as good, and the hinges…"
I just felt like most CBMs I have seen had a really boring flat neck. I wanted to replicate the way a curved top mando has the fretboard floating in the air. Just felt right. My first mando was the My Father the Judge dark…"
Welcome aboard, Rick! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBU, CBB, etc.) Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc. -- I see you are ahead of me here: nice looking builds!).