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piezo pick ups on cbg amps - no sound

Started this discussion. Last reply by darryl kernaghan Jul 23, 2017. 1 Reply

Hi all:I have several cigar box amps, some I've made using Gitty parts and some purchased from them.  I test the guitars I make with them, some piezo and some mag pu.  The magnetic pickups work great…Continue

 

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"Hi Uncle John;  I used a straight edge, a square and black sharpie.  the ink is permanent and it works fine for me on the lap steels."
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"I agree, it’s a good wood, most of my strats are Ash. We have lots of ash trees here also, mine always seem to get taken over by termites tho,cheers "
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"I like ash.  I have a thick hall tree I made from it.  How did you make the nice and precise fret and border markings?"
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"It is Ash, we have a lot of it here.  Local tree services call it "pain in the ash" probably cause it's so hard.  I disagree with them, it is a nice solid hardwood and I love the grain structure.  A lot of picture frame…"
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"Nice grain pattern,what is it?"
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guitar #88 a 6 string lap steel

"Yes Brian.  It is the acrylic fretboard, usually I will place and image underneath but it is nice plain also"
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
various sources over the years
How many instruments have you built so far?
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What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
They are instruments that pretty much anyone can build and enjoy with very little expense and they can produce very unique sounds. I'm amazed at the vast range of creativity in the builds I have seen so far and they look like they will be great fun to play once I learn how.

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At 2:24am on March 16, 2017, Darryl Tuttle said…

Any species of wood that you definitely should not make cbgs out of

 
 
 

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