So after over 30 CBG's I have decided to try building my own bass, to use as a backup to my early 1980's Fender P when playing out. And for the fun of it, of course.Early on I dedided the body would…Continue
I have a friend who wants me to build them a custom CBG, he has provided a nice black and gold COHIBA box and we have decided to go with gold accents on the bridge, tuners and knobs. If possible we…Continue
One thing I really like about building CBG's is that there are so many small steps where you can take a break. Some of them encourage you to start something else in the meanwhile. My ADD really…Continue
The sides of the box are 1x3 clear pine. I have learned to build the box about 1/2" larger than the license plate s that when you are playing it your hand doesn't rest on the metal edge of the plate, it's too uncomfortable.
The neck is an oak 1x2. Its fretted on a 25" scale. In order to accommodate the resonator the neck is cut down before going fully through the…Continue