"I have no particular reason for going higher octave. I made an assumption that a smaller instrument would have better sound at a high pitch. I think (I don't know) that trying to get a 'bass' sound out of a smaller chamber…"
"I'm curious why you are going a couple octaves above a regular bass. I did a three string bass at 25.5", EAD using bass strings (and bass tuners) with no problem. It's just a matter of finding the right gauges for your scale length,…"
"Not really a "Player" myself, but after 6 years of building I enjoy making somewhat pretty noises from them. Welcome to the addiction, adventures of building Cigar Box Guitars. Don't worry, you can quit any time you want,…"
Hello, I am currently working on building a 4 string 'bass' box guitar. I'm not using a cigar box, as I am building my own.I've attached the neck as it currently exists. I will be putting a fretboard on.Here is the plan I have for the fretboard (ekips.org): …See More
Thank you for letting me join the group.I have been a woodworker for about 15 years. (self-taught amateur) Recently I've taken an interest in building cigar box guitars. I've built one fretless and gave it to a friend who will be playing it, I'm not a player myself.I am currently working on a second guitar a 4 string fretted version that I would like to tune as a 'bass'.See More
We wanna know who you are! Where ya from? What'cha buildin'? This is a place for new members to introduce themselves and old 'uns to show 'em around.I'm Shane & I run the Nation. I'm glad you're here. Come on in and tune up!See More