Thanks to you all for your uplifting comments on my tutorials . So just I little information on my CBG. It is a very old Fry’s chocolate counter display box ,made with all solid woods. There are faint inscriptions  saying HM the King and HM the queen Alexandria. Who was Queen consort to King Edward the VII. This dates the box between 1903 and 1925 . The neck and other parts were taken from my existing CBG and assembled by myself. I favour using the natural sound of them, and use the D G and B strings from a light gauge of acoustic strings . So the high string is plain steel ,the other two wound. This gives me a range from AEA to C# G# C#. The plain string really sings useing the slide .

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Comment by Paul scofield on January 3, 2020 at 12:49pm
Thanks it’s the only one I have seen
Comment by Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson on January 1, 2020 at 10:28am

Hi Paul. There's quite a few of those choc boxes on eBay UK, Fry's, Cadbury's & others. You've made a superb job of yours, I like it. I doubt many will be as old as yours & I'm guessing some are reproductions but they look the business. They're ideal for builds. They are however, silly cash as most sellers have jumped on the demand by CBG builders, just as the cigar box collecting fraternity have.

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