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"thanks chris,  Im learning slowly I just do it for fun anyway.  almost all my necks are old hardwood flooring ive  got out of barn.  last two have been walnut which is fine by me. lol,,"
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"I used a coping saw, I'm not sure what to use really, just had to try something.. my frets are lined up like my seagull,"
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"I've fretted, crap, I don't know. 30 or so. Most of them work well, but I don't like anybody looking too close. Yup, on what Jerry said. Except the old paper back book thing - but that sounds like a good idea too. I've been known…"
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"Looks good.,!  when I first started fretting the hardest part was finding the right width saw blade lying around the house.,.,and fret position.,.,then fret leveling.,., Once you have the right saw, good fret positions, whether by calculation…"
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"lol I make a lot of mistakes most don't turn out that good"
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"I need to make that mistake !  I started with a 1/4" roundover, moved on to 1/2" roundover.,.,but it looks like i should head for 3/4" roundover.,.,yep looks right serviceable.,.,"
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"I like the looks of it but,, I have trouble playing it without flat area on back to keep me lined up,, thanks guys"
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
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How many instruments have you built so far?
one in process
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I have problem playing so trying to build one I can,, I have limited vision

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At 11:48pm on March 15, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation Amos, plenty of info in the Resources tab as well as Glenn watt YouTube channel 

 
 
 

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