So here's the thing, I have this cool idea with the neck of my guitar not running down the middle of the box. Instead, if you're looking at it from a birds eye view, the neck of the CBG will run down…Continue
"Hi again, I agree with the no rules thing, but I would think that applies to any musical instrument, not just cbgs. There are luthiers pushing the boundaries all the time, but there are guidelines [if one doesn't like word rules] that they…"
"The beauty of CBG building is that "there are no rules" and you can try anything you want. One member of the board, Wayfinder, built a really cool guitar with the neck running diagonally from the left to the right side of the box. It came…"
"Hi Aidan, yes with all other things being correct. This I would think will also put the bridge on the side of the soundboard/top too. Not the ideal location for effectively driving the top to vibrate. You can still put the sound hole to one side,…"
So here's the thing, I have this cool idea with the neck of my guitar not running down the middle of the box. Instead, if you're looking at it from a birds eye view, the neck of the CBG will run down the box way more pushed over to the left side. Then on the right side, I intend to put a larger two or three inch sound hole. There will be transducer pickups inside it so I can plug it into an amp, but my question is if the acoustic sound quality will be diminished by the neck being pushed off to…See More