Stuart Joseph
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Blunting tin cans for canjo's

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stuart Joseph Dec 23, 2018. 4 Replies

Greetings all!I'm going to start building canjo's and I have been collecting cans for a while.I am handicapped so I need to use power tools because I don't have the strength oin my hands to dull the…Continue

 

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Stuart Joseph liked Poorness Studios's blog post Looking for CBG’s at DIGF
Jun 15
Stuart Joseph replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Potentiometer graphic design
"Where did you find those? I would check the person that made them and see if you can get them from them. Here is the link from KT cigar Box guitars on YouTube showing how to add graphics to your cigar Box guitar From the bodies up the neck to the…"
Jun 9
Stuart Joseph replied to Michael Pounds's discussion Protect this painted box ?
"I would use spray lacquer. It dries in an hour so you can add As many Coats as you Want to get the finish that you want."
Jun 8
Stuart Joseph liked Thomas Rasmussen's discussion Problem CGB
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Stuart Joseph liked Joe Arbour's discussion wood soundboard on metal box
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Stuart Joseph liked Joe Arbour's discussion wood soundboard on metal box
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Stuart Joseph liked Marquis de Carabas's discussion First build - and a question about the CBG community in LA?
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ancient hinge,....might make a nice tailpiece for a three string

"You could use a finishing washer like CB gitty does in their can Joe kits To prevent the ball end from going through the hole in the end of the can. The washer would have to be large enough to cover the hole in the hinge and still have a small…"
Mar 9
Stuart Joseph liked Daniel Walter's photo
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Stuart Joseph liked Daniel Walter's photo
Mar 9
Stuart Joseph replied to John Sawyer's discussion Table saw fret blade or miter box and fret saw....
"I saw a video on YouTube of someone that had set up his table saw sled to automatically Move the fret board and set the fret slots to Be cut by the table saw blade Build pocket Bill Puckett uses the 4" mini table saw from Harbor Freight to…"
Mar 3
Stuart Joseph replied to Mark's discussion Shaping Necks - what do you use.
"I have disability problems that prevent me from using hand tools to shape the back of the neck. I thought about using a router but I am unsure Which router bits to use to get a rounded shape on the neck Or to just take the corners off the neck. Any…"
Mar 3
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Chain spear and other how to videos on YouTube
How many instruments have you built so far?
2, plucked paltry & fiddly bow (monochord)
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Building something that makes music out of found objects. I am also interested in the history of cigar Box banjos and guitars and other instruments of that ilk. I am a performer who likes Music from the 19th century to the 19 fifties, jug bands, minstrel shows, folk music, vaudeville, early jazz & ragtime. I used to play tenor banjo and I want to make a CB tenor banjo.
I also sell musical instruments, mostly folk and Celtic, in my store Celtic cultures imporium that calm. I am always on the look out for other types of instruments that I can add to my inventory. Passing along CBG information could inspire folks to make music because the are inexpensive and easy to play.

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