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Box fiddle #1

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gervase Gallant Jun 24, 2019. 6 Replies

Hi wanted to share a fiddle I just put together. Previously I built a 4 string guitar and a ukulele. But since I play only the fiddle... seemed like a good idea to try a violin.…Continue

Build your own violin bow?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gervase Gallant May 5, 2019. 8 Replies

I have a couple of pieces of poplar about the right size.Then I found this link from a bow maker who seems to know... …Continue

 

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Gervase Gallant replied to Tom T's discussion John Lee Hooker 3-Stringer
"Good to know... I am doing this on a cake tin banjolele... all acoustic... was thinking about all those wonderful fretless banjos. Anyway, we'll see... if it doesn't work out for me, the cure is pretty straightforward. "
Jun 26, 2019
Gervase Gallant replied to Tom T's discussion John Lee Hooker 3-Stringer
"Wow... nice... I was scouring the Internet recently to get feedback from anyone who'd put together a fretless uke...  like to get your impression on the 3-string.  Guessing it's a little scary if you're used to frets, but…"
Jun 24, 2019
Gervase Gallant replied to Gervase Gallant's discussion Box fiddle #1
Jun 24, 2019
Gervase Gallant replied to Taffy Evans's discussion I need a banjo quick......so I built one.
"Nice! The shellac and wax on the pallet wood worked out great...  "
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KOOL DOG HOOCH replied to Gervase Gallant's discussion Box fiddle #1
"I bought one on Facebook market for $10 and another one for $15 plus the one I picked up from a scrap heap that needed a transformer, got a transformer from a music repair shop for free. Also check ebay for amps, they are small wattage but you can…"
Jun 14, 2019
Gervase Gallant replied to Gervase Gallant's discussion Box fiddle #1
"But then I'd have to buy an amplifier :)"
Jun 14, 2019
KOOL DOG HOOCH replied to Gervase Gallant's discussion Box fiddle #1
"Its called a "Violin Bowtie Piezo""
Jun 14, 2019
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KOOL DOG HOOCH replied to Gervase Gallant's discussion Box fiddle #1
"Nice job. Fyi CB GITTY sells a ribbon style Piezo made for violins. SKU:50-066-01UPC:608939834194"
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Timothy Hunter replied to Gervase Gallant's discussion Box fiddle #1
"nice job! looks great."
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What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I actually am more interested in box fiddles and also canjo-type ukuleles. The latter seems easier and the tone most pleasant.

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At 12:35pm on April 16, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation Gervase, plenty of different build info located in the Resources tab, check it out?

 
 
 

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