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First ukulele build

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tres Seaver Jan 1, 2010. 1 Reply

Proud of how this one turned out, let me know what you think!

Truss rods

Started this discussion. Last reply by Skeesix Jan 1, 2010. 4 Replies

I need the advice of 6 string builders out there. I want to make myself a nice CBG: 6 strings, pup, string through design, real tune-o-matic bridge, but I was wondering what type of reinforcing for…Continue

advice from experienced builders

Started this discussion. Last reply by ChickenboneJohn Dec 13, 2009. 3 Replies

I have been using 2x2 oak turning blanks to build necks for three string CBG's and they work very nicely with a poplar fingerboard on top. It makes for a strong neck and looks nice. However, I wanted…Continue

Where do you get your CBG components?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sonny Wentling Dec 12, 2009. 28 Replies

I figured I would start a thread to talk about where we all get our materials to build CBG's. If someone can tell me a cheap source for electronics and pickups I'll tell you how to get a set of…Continue


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Lowered prices

Posted on January 8, 2010 at 11:00pm 0 Comments

Just lowered the prices on my CBG's on my website to be more cost effective in this economy. Check it out!


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At 6:29am on January 9, 2010, surffrogg said…
welcome James would have never known u were from Pa if u didn't join the keystone state cbg group . So ur only about an hour from Hazleton very kool we should get together and talk building and playing ect....
At 11:09pm on January 8, 2010, James Walter said…
Good old Annville... I actually love that place, I went to Lebanon Valley College so I'm fairly familiar with the area. Student taught at Hershey High School right down the road. Good times indeed!
At 10:48pm on December 16, 2009, Tres Seaver said…
I don't know if you saw it, but there is already a "Keystone State" group here:

At 4:28pm on December 7, 2009, Tres Seaver said…
Welcome aboard, James! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBU, CBB, etc.) Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc.).

Most of all, have fun!


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