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Chris Sturhann liked Priit Tamm's photo
Jul 10
Chris Sturhann commented on Dave Lynas's photo
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Dragon drawings

"This is my second favorite."
Jun 28
Chris Sturhann commented on Dave Lynas's photo
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Dragon’s Breath Drawings

"Of the group, this is my favorite. The expression is spot on. I also like the simplification. It would probably take reduction well. Plus, if it's for a welding business. the flame looks like a welding flame."
Jun 28
Chris Sturhann commented on Dave Lynas's photo
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Dragon art

"I like the simplified approach here, but the expression seems too passive, like the other."
Jun 28
Chris Sturhann commented on Dave Lynas's photo
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Dragon’s Breath

"I like the expression on this one much better much better, like it's pissed off."
Jun 28
Chris Sturhann commented on Dave Lynas's photo
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Dragon’s Breath Welding drawings

"First, off they're all really good. I like the rendering here, but I think the expression is too passive."
Jun 28
Chris Sturhann liked Randy S. Bretz's photo
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Chris Sturhann replied to Chris Sturhann's discussion Pickup Placement on High G Ukulele in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Thanks, Christopher. I know a lot people who play low G. There are a lot of advantages to it, mostly an extra half octave of range on an instrument that already has a small range. But I learned on High G, and at least some of the songs I play…"
Jun 19
Christopher G Daniels replied to Chris Sturhann's discussion Pickup Placement on High G Ukulele in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Sorry I'm going to be wet blanket here, but the disc piezos are just not sensitive for the positioning to that degree to be much difference. If you're not using a rod piezo placed directly under the bridge... disc piezos, not matter how…"
Jun 19
Chris Sturhann added a discussion to the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
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Pickup Placement on High G Ukulele

Hi all, I have a question on pickup placement on a high G ukulele.My next build is going be a cigarbox ukulele with a C. B. Gitty "Disc-o-Tone" Standard Piezo Pickup Harness:…See More
Jun 19
Chris Sturhann joined Shane Speal shanespeal.com's group
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Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.Keep in mind that new builders can find other great informative articles on CBG building, as well as most of the parts you'll need, over at C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply!See More
Jun 19
Keith Rearick liked Chris Sturhann's photo
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Bob "Ambrose" Negus commented on Chris Sturhann's photo
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My First Cigarbox Ukulele

"Nice "Blue"kulele!"
Jun 13
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My First Cigarbox Ukulele

"Thanks, it was a lot of fun to build. I think I'm hooked."
Jun 13
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Found online
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Just one so far
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Joe Caruso replied to Colin's discussion Ret position calculator. This site versus Stewmac and Instructables
"Hey Colin -  from where on this site are you getting these numbers? Can you please point me to…"
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Colin replied to Colin's discussion Ret position calculator. This site versus Stewmac and Instructables
"buildyourguitar.com says " If you divide any scale length by the constant 17.817, you will get…"
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Joe Caruso posted a discussion

When will you stop building?

I made the mistake many years ago of putting my workshop under the room where my wife watches TV. I…See More
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Colin replied to Colin's discussion Ret position calculator. This site versus Stewmac and Instructables
"well, another site is also at variance with CBN, manchesterguitartech.co.uk.  I confirm using…"
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Joe Caruso replied to Colin's discussion Ret position calculator. This site versus Stewmac and Instructables
"According to my calculations - the three you listed from this site are for 600 mm scale length. So…"
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"Thanks Rick! It‘s a definite yes to both :-)"
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Rick Tish commented on Dave Barrett's photo
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"This guitar has to boast plenty of sustain and feedback!  Nice clean build."
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My new Volvocaster

"Jah, dat is goot!"
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Colin posted a discussion

Ret position calculator. This site versus Stewmac and Instructables

For a 12 fret guitar and 635 mm scale length this site is at odds with two others.  Which is…See More
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