can anyone tell me where those small screws for retaining tuning pegs go?do they have a meeting place,say like loose screw nation?are they at your place visiting your machinehead retaining screws?if they are could you send them home?at least 3 of the goldy looking ones anyway,thx
Hello Sadness Better sounding recording than I usually have. It's 3 tracks of 3 string acoustic blues.
Added by Raymond Lee on January 29, 2014 at 3:03pm — No Comments
Has anybody out there ever used flats strings on a cbg? if so.. how does it sound and would you play them more than normal conventional strings..anybody??? :)
Sad Bastard Music Did This Album on an acoustic guitar strung up as a 3 stringer
Its been a long journey, but I recently finished my first CBG Build (Name: BOOMSTICK) Sorry about pic quality, taken with phone. …Continue
My second build - "Wicker Man"
So this is my 2nd build, but neck is a fixed mistake from my first build. Glued up the fret board to the neck and brought from cold garage to my warm (more humid) basement to finish and it really bowed. Thanks to some advice from Chicken Bone John I planed it down and made it fretless. Partial through neck design, all screwed, not glued. 24.5 inch scale length.…Continue
Added by Barsymes Cratchnee on January 29, 2014 at 3:33am — No Comments
Have Flat Rats check it for quality control.Continue
Large slab of maple
Fretboard, bridge, nut, tuning keys, fairies and strings from www.cbgitty.com.
Two Flat Rats…Continue
Added by Thom Chadwick on January 28, 2014 at 5:45pm — No Comments
The Shane Speal Newsletter: Dive bars, Shane download sale still going on (just $3.33 each), tour news and a special trade offer for a Speal electric cigar box guitar...
Added by Shane Speal shanespeal.com on January 28, 2014 at 8:17am — No Comments
Here is a blog post from today about my license plate guitar: http://sincerelyiris.blogspot.com/
Many of the other posts are about songwriting, homemade pedals, alternate album covers, etc, but there will be more posts about my guitar this week.
Added by Sincerely, Iris on January 27, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
The Shane Speal Newsletter: Monday morning coffee, new cigar box guitars, Shane download sale (just $3.33 each) tour news and something about a tin can microphone...
World premiere ALL DAY tomorrow on FatCat Radio
What size strings should I use on a 3 stringer, trying to go g-d-g
$16 + shipping. On sale at www.cigarboxguitar.com
Just in time for Chinese New Years, a popular Chinese tune called "Mo Li Hua" ("Jasmine Flower"). This song is presented in ABC music format and it should be cut-and-pasted into an ABC converter program like the "abcConverter" on Mandolintab.net. Once you submit your ABC file, the converter will produce a quick and dirty…Continue
Added by Rand Moore on January 17, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments
havent built one befor, the instructions where better than other download. did make a pie pan bango as a scout project.
scroushled an old guitar from a trash pile, and resected enuff too play it, when i was in high school. iv'e been studying the ukelie the past eight years,strum my guitars as long as arther will let me.
We play traditional 1950's blues: John Lee Hooker, T Bone Walker, Jimmy Reed, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf etc. I'm excited to be selected for IBC for the third time representing the Arkansas River Blues Society.
Hope to see you there!
As we begin the New Year (2014), I've been reflecting back upon the experiences and lessons I have learned on this new life adventure that I "Officially" began in May of 2012. I call that my beginning as it is the date I built my very first stringed instrument. A Kinnor Lyre Harp...Continue
If you haven't read the last instalment:
...so, the problem I was left with was that I hadn't grounded the strings and both my tailpiece and bridge…Continue