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Po' Boy Cigar Box Guitars Shows You A Quick and Efficient Way To Cut Fret Slots

Started this discussion. Last reply by KOOL DOG HOOCH Nov 15. 1 Reply

A did a couple by hand and I thought, there's gotta be a better way.  This is how I do it now.  Hope this info helps you in your builds.  Davidyoutube.com/watch?v=KPZQbadhbV8&t=216sContinue

How I Burn Fret Lines For A Fretless Cigar Box Guitar

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Pobog Nov 16. 2 Replies

I've thought about ways to save time and be more accurate when burning lines in a neck or fretboard for a fretless guitar.  Here is a short video on YouTube of the way I now do it.  Hope you find it…Continue

Lichtenberg Engraved Fretboard...Guaranteed No 2 Alike

Started this discussion. Last reply by Korrigan May 5. 4 Replies

I have been building cb guitars for several years and have always sought to find a different look that just everyone couldn't knock off easily. Here are a couple of blank fretboards that I make and…Continue

Need clip art for my t shirts

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Cox Apr 6, 2016. 15 Replies

Hey guys...I am looking for a simple piece of black and white clip art of a cigar box guitar that I can incorporate in my t shirts.  If you have one that you would allow me to use, or if you know…Continue

 

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"Could you post written constructions or detail photos for the fret burner please? I want to build one but I need  detail info on the electrical hookup and the mounting  of the burn wire."
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"Dude, that is awesome. Now I have ANOTHER side project..."
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"David, I'm assuming that's a MightyMite saw, what blade are you using? I like the concept, but the Stewmac blades are out of my budget."
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"Very cool indeed David... just don't add yourself to the growing list of people who have been killed doing this."
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"I am with ya Brian, I like the look but too dangerous for me. "
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"Kool, I’ve always liked the look, dangerous tho...."
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"Oops...I loaded the pic with fret slots cut...here is a plain one"
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Lichtenberg Engraved Fretboard...Guaranteed No 2 Alike

I have been building cb guitars for several years and have always sought to find a different look that just everyone couldn't knock off easily. Here are a couple of blank fretboards that I make and burn images in with a lichtenberg machine that I made. 10,000 volts and a little imagination makes these images. You can't really control them, you just turn the machine in and hold on for the ride. I can make these plain as shown, cut fret slots in them (25 1/2" scale), or fully fretted with medium…See More
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At 6:30pm on November 18, 2019, James Pobog said…

Could you post written constructions or detail photos for the fret burner please? I want to build one but I need  detail info on the electrical hookup and the mounting  of the burn wire.

 
 
 

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