Getting Close but man it's tough in HCMC

It's proving very expensive to build cbgs in Veitnam. I can't find any cigar retailer who will negotiate on boxes. Getting a tool isn't just a matter of running down to your big box home store - every type of retail business here seems to congregate to the same zone or street (need a tool, go to tool street), and there's the language barrier and the buying of counterfeit tools.

I need a damn drill of my own. Went to Saigon MakerSpace the other day and was sorely disappointed - nothing like the website. A bunch of slackers sitting amongst piles of stuff they'd made (and failed) on their 3d printer. I was able to get a drill to use with 5 bits that they just dug up somewhere. Sucked.

I will buy a drill soon and makerspace be damned. Grr.

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Comment by Shawn McConnaughay Sr on October 10, 2017 at 12:24am
If you can get a scrap piece of wood for the neck, a cbg maker by the name of uncle crow demonstrated that you can attach a neck to a cardboard box. You can also use eye bolts with wing nuts for tuners. Not as good as wood, but is fully functional on a strapped budget.
Comment by Titch the Clown on October 9, 2017 at 4:40am
Comment by Saigon Bob on October 8, 2017 at 9:50pm
It's true. Thanks.
Comment by the anonymous pick on October 7, 2017 at 9:05pm

you know .... it's these type of  obstacles , and  barriers  that induce  ingenuity , resulting in the best , most legit  , and traditional cbgs  . ;-)

i cant wait to see what you come up with.  .  

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