"I did not get the sound I thought I would out of a dog bowl. I 86d the body, gave the bowl to charity, and used the neck on another git. I had some good luck though with a 4 inch shower drain cover and a tin underneath. I thought maybe the dog bowl…"
"I've converted a scrap -string to a reso using a 10" aluminium ring-shaped cake tin.
I shimmed the neck to tilt back by a couple of degrees, and made a trapeze tail and a biscuit bridge. Intonation is adjusted by moving the…"
"You would get a great improvement in sound by increasing the downward pressure of the strings on the saddle.Rake the neck down to increase the height of the bridge .The strings on your photos will exert little downward pressure."
"I had this same sound quality issue on my two paint can dobro (fretted and fretless) builds last year, but resolved it by dumping the wood and going for straight metal-to-metal contact to accurately transfer all the tone vibrations coming from the…"