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accurate fretting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Blues Frog Apr 4. 22 Replies

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

 

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Blues Frog replied to Dogleg Steve's discussion accurate fretting
"C. B. Gitty Fret Marking Templates I use these and they are accurate and easy for someone like me to understand. Can't go wrong."
Apr 4
Brendan deVallance replied to Dogleg Steve's discussion accurate fretting
"Very nice, especially if you are making many. I seem to make one every 2 years or so . . . ."
Apr 4
Taffy Evans replied to Dogleg Steve's discussion accurate fretting
"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…"
Apr 2
Brendan deVallance replied to Dogleg Steve's discussion accurate fretting
"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…"
Apr 2
Dogleg Steve left a comment for Slowpaw Steve T
"Dude! Where abouts in Devon are you based? I’m in Torquay and play the CBG - check out my album “cigar box pickin’"
Mar 24
Dogleg Steve posted a status
"Thank you for all your help guys - it's all been really good advice - I'll let you all know how i get on this summer with my build!"
Mar 9
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"Thanks Philip - enjoy the drink."
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"From this moment on I'm a ginger beer convert, great stuff."
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"Great playing."
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Diglydog replied to Dogleg Steve's discussion accurate fretting
"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…"
Feb 27
ChickenboneJohn replied to Dogleg Steve's discussion accurate fretting
"Thanks for the endorsement!"
Feb 27
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"Thanks buddy!"
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"GREAT JOB"
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Performance. I love blues ragtime.

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At 5:56pm on May 22, 2017, Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear said…

Great cigar box guitar album you introduced us all to there, Dogleg. You're a man of fine talents. Welcome to CBN. Have fun :)

At 9:14am on May 22, 2017, Darryl Tuttle said…

Welcome to CBN

 
 
 

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