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My new build on the go. Not sure of the name yet but Jeepers Creapers and Scream'n Deamon are 2 of my fav's. O fret red oak and cherry neck/fret board. Painted antiqued cigar box with tele style…Continue

How do you shave your neck to proper /comfortable thickness?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andries D. EKER Aug 31. 8 Replies

Some of my necks are a little too thick. I'm trying to save a step here. I use a 1/2" router bit to round over my 3/4" neck but when I add my 1/4" fretboard onto it, it seems too thick. Do you route…Continue

Phsyco Knob wiring

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Pannabecker Aug 18. 1 Reply

Ok. I want to build a guitar with a piezo and a mag pick up using this system. Anyone wire one of these up?Thanks for any help.Continue

Pickup options for license tag reso guitars

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson Nov 9, 2018. 19 Replies

Can anyone tell me their experience with the best pick up for License plate guitars?Continue

 

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Andries D. EKER replied to Robbie's discussion How do you shave your neck to proper /comfortable thickness?
"Some of the tools you can use for Neck work ,planes ,oak peelers ,or just basic electric tools."
Aug 31
Ducati Scotty replied to Robbie's discussion How do you shave your neck to proper /comfortable thickness?
"I have a spoke shave that I use to shape the back of the neck whether I add fret board or not.  A router is a good way to remove a lot of material quickly and easily, but the resulting shape feels a bit chunky.  A spoke shave is a hand…"
Aug 30
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"Black skull tuners....never thought of that!"
Aug 25
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"Yup. Looks great. Oooh. Maybe some black skull tuners. Black strap."
Aug 22
Robbie replied to Andries D. EKER's discussion SCRAPPING old Guitars for useble PARTS?
"I have been making a CBG for a Micro Brewery in the area and am incorporating a beer bottle opener for a string holder also. Interested in how you'll accomplish this."
Aug 22
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"Looks good already "
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On the bench

My new build on the go. Not sure of the name yet but Jeepers Creapers and Scream'n Deamon are 2 of my fav's. O fret red oak and cherry neck/fret board. Painted antiqued cigar box with tele style bridge and flat humbucker pick up.See More
Aug 21
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IMG_0457 Jeepers Creepers

Painted/antiqued cigar box, red oak neck, black cherry fret board. Tele style bridge, flat humbucker pick up. O fret.
Aug 21
Robbie commented on Loco's group Canadian CBG
"Hi all! Anyone from Kingston Ontario area?"
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Were Canadian CBG makers can talk CBG topics and share ideas and photos and vids.See More
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Robbie replied to Robbie's discussion How do you shave your neck to proper /comfortable thickness?
"very cool! Thanks everyone for your ideas. I use hardwood. I guess I'm just not finishing the neck well enough. Thanks again everyone!"
Aug 21
Titch the Clown replied to Robbie's discussion How do you shave your neck to proper /comfortable thickness?
"I shave my necks like this:  I do tend to thin the neck a little when I thin the headstock on the bandaw."
Aug 21
Tom T replied to Robbie's discussion How do you shave your neck to proper /comfortable thickness?
"Take a close look at the neck of any electric guitar and you'll see that it is very thin at the neck/headstock joint. That's a good indicator that you can thin out the neck quite a bit so that it's comfortable to play. If you are…"
Aug 19
JD replied to Robbie's discussion How do you shave your neck to proper /comfortable thickness?
"I meant "almost no flat""
Aug 19

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How many instruments have you built so far?
1.5
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
They can very easy to build to quit radical in design

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