Hi guys - Dogleg Steve here - firstly I hope that you have enjoyed the music and videos that I have posted on the site!I play 4 string Cigar box in a picking style and want to have a go at building…Continue
"I took this method a step further many years ago........
Lay the tape after marking it on a narrow aluminium strip, mark the strip along one edge and slowly and carefully put saw cuts with a hacksaw at those positions. Next time lay the alum strip…"
"The method I use to mark where the frets go is to use an existing guitar. I lay a strip of masking tape taught over the frets and mark the center of each fret with a small cut of an xacto knife. I gentle pull up the tape and lay it on my CBG fret…"
"I would suggest spending a bit of time and a small amount of money tapping some bits of fret wire into an offcut of fretboard wood before you start on your custom job, just to get the feel of it.
Also, as was suggested before, measure each fret from…"