My next project is going to be a Cigar Box PA system. It's going to be made from two large rectangular cigar boxes I have. I am going to mount a 50 Watt amp module inside one box with two large full…Continue
I am a new member and this may have been posted before but I just wanted to post a few pictures that may save someone from ruining a fret board or neck using the Harbor Freight Japanese Pull Saw as a…Continue
"Thank you for this. I have a show in May but I may pull out as there is no way I can have enough inventory build by then. Every instrument I build gets sold with a couple of days on Etsy combined with Facebook. My word of mouth network have been…"
"How is the pine body? I can buy 1/2" pine boards at home depot an cut the neck slot and pickup and other cavities in one piece and clue a solid piece to the bottom. This way i won't have to route them. 1" seems like a good thickness."
CBGs, cookie tins.. They're great.. But sometimes a neck is just too nice to stick in a recycled container... And sometimes you just gotta rock out.. Post pics of your solids, get help, share tricks and jigsSee More
"I cut the scarf joint and use my orbital sander to thin it to 5/8" or on a straight neck I cut it down to 5/8". Tuners fit fine then. Sometimes I use a thinner, wider board and cut the scarf angle on it. Then I cut out the shape I want and…"
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I feel passionate about a build. I try to mix creativity with quality sound and play-ability. Being able to create something from raw materials and have it turn out well is a great source of joy for me.