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Lonman's Regal 200

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Dean Apr 27, 2018. 4 Replies

Here is the Regal. After I repaired the cracks, I felt the finish on the top needed sanded to help hide the repair and new finish. I sanded off the painted white border that was around the hole and…Continue

rebuild neck question

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lonman Apr 8, 2012. 9 Replies

Pics of an acoustic that the peg head broke years back so I stripped off the fretboard, strap nuts, and tuners. Now I am thinking of doing something with the body and I would like to either graft a…Continue

new chat room screen

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lonman Jan 15, 2012. 6 Replies

does anyone like the new chat screen format? I do not because when navigating within the Nation, the 2 little windows are on my bottom corner and seem to slow my computer down. When I am on the…Continue

Ben Prestage in Springfield, Il.

Started this discussion. Last reply by eric stockon Nov 10, 2011. 5 Replies

Thought I would post that Ben Prestage is playing at The Alamo here in Springfield, Illinois on Monday Aug 8. I had never heard of him or CBG's this time last year, so after reading and building and…Continue

 

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Andries D. EKER left a comment for Lonman
"See some nice ones in your collection there Lonman ! Nice! see you  like your tin's ! that rezzo sound is unsurpaseble ! Thanks for the vieuw ! appriciated ! Greeeeettsszz A.D."
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Andries D. EKER left a comment for Lonman
"Hi there Lonman ! on your qustion on the Tailpiece ,thats a Heineken  beer flipper! that i bend, its made out of groomed pressed steal, and lets be adjusteble whit out scratching it to much, bending and drilling holes realy, i used it because…"
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More Toothpick Frets

"wow, really looks like a relic.  nice job"
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Season Greetings to all on The CBG Nation !

"best wishes to you as well. "
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Lonman replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Likely my last one for 2019. Maple neck and fretboard, will have a piezo and probably a screened soundhole of sorts on top right side, have not decided yet on design. My first nailpolish dots.  fun build for the season."
Dec 8
Lonman replied to Doug Krantz's discussion photos of old ukulele
"wow, very cool."
Dec 8
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BCB Poster hammered Paintcan

"wow, well done and inspiring.  what was the tailpiece?  "
Dec 7
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porcelain control knobs

"so cool. Definitely would be great for a custom job.  will need to keep you in mind.  "
Nov 27
Lonman commented on Dave Lynas's photo
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fretboard on Omar

"always like seeing your colors on the fretboards. inspiring and looks good each time. It's on my to do list someday"
Nov 24
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Lil Keef

"like what ya got there"
Nov 22
Lonman left a comment for Poorness Studios
"My apologies for the late return- thanks for the request. Always enjoy seeing your work"
Nov 17
Lonman and Poorness Studios are now friends
Nov 17
Lonman replied to Kevin Keating's discussion Cases for CBG's
"This was the last guitar case I built. $20 or less to build, if you don't mind the weight, it is fun to build you're own.  I also made one out of Styrofoam, cost $15 just for the duct tape."
Nov 16
Lonman replied to Josh Thompson's discussion How to deal with a upset client?
"Sounds like you are on the right track as for trying to fix it and letting the client know the pros and cons. If that does not help the second round, I would let her decide she could send the guitar back to you and get her money back or keep it.…"
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Dog Bone Nut

"LOL, Randy."
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Lonman replied to Tom T's discussion Paint Lid Resonator....
"real nice ya got there."
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At 7:16am on December 10, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

See some nice ones in your collection there Lonman ! Nice! see you  like your tin's ! that rezzo sound is unsurpaseble ! Thanks for the vieuw ! appriciated ! Greeeeettsszz A.D.

At 7:10am on December 10, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi there Lonman ! on your qustion on the Tailpiece ,thats a Heineken  beer flipper! that i bend, its made out of groomed pressed steal, and lets be adjusteble whit out scratching it to much, bending and drilling holes realy, i used it because that way i had a hollow space to go over the boxlock that i did not want to damage, hope it comes out better in this picture ! thanks for asking ! Season Greeeeetssszz A.D.

At 11:45pm on April 5, 2018, Dave Lynas said…

You have some great builds Lonman. Love those cases too. Been looking at your slide show.

At 11:37pm on April 5, 2018, Dave Lynas said…

Glad to be a friend Lonman. Thanks for asking. .. Dave

At 3:52pm on May 3, 2017, Rock-Schorsch said…
Hello Lonman, since you do well to use no chipwood. Plywood boards (I do not know the word for it) are much more stable and lighter. They are available in our birch beech poplar and maple. I had chosen birch. Yours Schorsch
At 11:06am on April 30, 2017, Rock-Schorsch said…

Hi Lonman, sorry iforgot it because I was in hurry. Look at my side, I added two pics of the case. Greetings

At 9:29am on February 19, 2017, Janos BoogieMan CBGs said…

Thank you for your compliment! Yeah, can't miss the 12th fret, it's for sure! :))

At 9:33pm on May 24, 2012, darren brown said…

thanks lonman ,the chess board build you did there is very cool .

At 12:55pm on April 3, 2012, Dr. Dave said…

I saw your question about techniques for photos.  I've had good luck with water slide paper.  This essentially lets you make a decal.  You find your image, maybe edit the photo, then print onto the water slide paper.  It comes in both laser and ink jet varieties.  You then spray it with clear acrylic.  When it's dry, soak the paper in water briefly, then slide the picture  off the backing onto the box.

I made a uke this way.

At 1:10am on March 20, 2012, JUJU said…

Cheers mate for your comments on the truss rod cover and jack socket - i was given a bit of pearloid sheet - but i would not know where to buy it from - it's propper use was for a new outer skin on a drum kit - i guess you could try a music store but it may be cheaper to buy a Stratocaster pearloid scratch plate and use that to make your parts from - other than that try ebay

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Punch + Pool cue

Posted on October 7, 2012 at 6:39pm 2 Comments

No parts ordered, so started yet another build from parts on hand- black punch box, pool cue, will be 3 string, fretless. somewhere in the 22-24" scale. Pool cue was interesting. Never put much thought of what type of wood the dark part of the handle is until I cut into it.  Still hard for me to tell, but it looks pretty, not walnut though. White part appears maple. Will use walnut for a nut, not sure what for a bridge. piezo pick up. Will not go thru n thru. Missed by about 1.5 inches. Pics…

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