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Interesting pickup winding and wiring info

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Harrison Mar 23, 2010. 3 Replies

Some things I found today while "researching"  pup winding and pup theory (read as:killing a dreary Sunday afternoon).There are more sites to share, but I hope to see what others know, think they…Continue

Hey All You Memphis Area Folks

Started Mar 2, 2010 0 Replies

Memphis In May is coming up soon. Do any of you know of a good shade tree that some of us Nationals could meet up under?I'm about 200 miles from Memphis, so it would be difficult (at best) for me to…Continue

 

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Circle Of Fifths

Posted on August 16, 2011 at 4:48pm 4 Comments

 I ran across a good (and free) printable circle of fifths on www.tikiking.com

It prints out at roughly 3.5 inches (90mm), so it's a good size to toss in a case or gig bag.

 

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The circle of fifths can be used for many things. To help with chord progressions, to determine the Key that a song is in, to determine the scale for that Key.



The "circle of fifths" is a term coined by German…

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Fingerboard Software (And How I came To Find It)

Posted on January 14, 2010 at 1:55am 4 Comments

Hi all,

I have promised to build my 9 year old nephew a guitar.

I was showing The Nation to some relatives during our family Christmas gathering, and Jake got hooked.

When Jake was 5, he tangled with a piece of lawn equipment and lost his left hand and half his left forearm.

He has decided he doesn't want to learn to strum with the nub..... he wants to play slide and be able to finger pick.

Well, I happened to have a bottleneck with me, and (don't ask why) some aluminum… Continue

An introduction, of sorts

Posted on November 23, 2009 at 1:32am 2 Comments

I currently own 2 acoustic and 3 electric guitars, 1 electric bass guitar, 1 fiddle, a banjo, 2 autoharps, 1 mandolin, a few harmonicas, a melodica, 2 old electronic keyboards, an electric piano, and a Peruvian ocarina. I am almost finished building a lap steel using wood from my late Great Grandfather's house.

*Hopefully* I will finish that in the next day or two and finally start on a CGB.

I've been playing guitar for a little over 30 years, and making horrendous noises on… Continue

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At 2:00am on December 9, 2012, Rand Moore said…

Hi Jeff,

I emailed the fellow that had been hosting the FolkInfo.org website and he says he's working with a couple of other parties to see if they can host his ABC Converter on their web servers. He said He'd let me know what grows out of these two projects. So, with any luck we'll be seeing it again in the near future. Thanks again for giving me the idea of emailing him.

-Rand.

At 8:33pm on December 8, 2012, Rand Moore said…

Thanks for the idea of emailing "jonbanjo" the guy who had "owned" Folkinfo.org. I have emailed him, and we'll see what his ideas may be for hosting his superior ABC Converter on an alternate web site, or for letting us have the code to see what we can do with it.


-Rand.

At 6:04am on September 3, 2011, Hayden A Butler said…
I have now worked out how to remove those said comments and they have now been deleted - I had not intended on causing hassel or an argument.
At 6:00am on September 3, 2011, Hayden A Butler said…
I'm am sorry for ranting on about frets and I if knew how I would remove my comments - I didn't mean what I said and I know that Cigar Box Nation is not the right place for an argument.
At 4:43pm on August 28, 2011, Uncle John said…
See Jeff,  I am not  a hoarder!  Love your nation name!
At 8:44pm on August 26, 2011, Heidi Harris said…
hey there! thanks for what you wrote on my video strum! made my night :) I hope all is well. ~HH
At 8:24pm on August 20, 2011, Sean Devine said…
Thanks, Jeff. I'm already looking forward to the next one. I think it's a cry for help....
At 12:58am on August 12, 2011, JP Swenson said…
yeah, she's always been kinda slutty so I know what ya mean  ;-p
At 10:04pm on August 11, 2011, JP Swenson said…
Ha!  No problem.  What did your friends have to say about my toy?
At 10:03pm on August 11, 2011, JP Swenson said…
Nope, not on Facebook yet.  Probably will have to eventually but right now CBN eats up enough of my time!
 
 
 

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