"Done both. I would say the upper one is more classic cbg, the lower is more traditional instrument. Also when I do the lower one normally I put the purple part on top. No veneer needed ( it is already usually to thick) and the joint is covered…"
"It's not a question of which one "I" prefer. It's about what you prefer. Either method of creating a break angle over the nut works.
Personally, I always use a scarf joint for my head stock. Is it better? I doubt it, but I…"
Hi Everyone, I'm planning my second CBG and I'm not sure what kind of headstock I should use.A Cutout oneOr a Scarfjoint one with a Veneer on top. The look way oversized in the picture. Which one do you usually prefer?See More
"Hi, never used birch for a neck but I understand it is a flexible timber and " bends well". So my first thought was combining this with a fretboard that would have no strength to add to the neck due to the many glue joints used, could…"
"Welcome aboard Jonathan. If your new to building guitars, The Essential Pages at the top right of this page has a lot of information that could be helpful. Don't be afraid to ask questions about anything."
Hello!My Name is Jonathan and I am from Austria. Found this lovely place looking for inspiration, and I found a lot. it's awesome to see so many different people from all over the world building cool and unique pieces of art.I am glad I found this place! Happy Building everyone!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
Hello Everyone.I had a strange idea for a fretboard.Kinda like this picture here. switching the color with every fret and placing the fret wire on the edge of the color switch. I got a few pieces of Oak and Smoked Oak. Would something like that even work as a fretboard or should I get other types of wood?my idea was to put this about 1/4 inch thick on a Birchwood neck…See More