"All wood 'moves around' somewhat in response to moisture/temperature/humidity - it is in the nature of wood to do so - but different woods to this to different extents. Maple moves less than many other woods, while Oak and Poplar…"
"There is a guy sells inlaid fretboards on e-bay like this - and other bits too.
Yeah, you cut the slots to put frets on it, carefully, going right thru the inlay and everything.
He also sells them ready-cut or ready-fretted, but gives no indication…"
"Wow ! Cool or what ?
This gives me an idea - I've got an old Honda CD185T which will probably never see the road again, as most of it has been cannibalised to keep other bikes running. I wonder . . . . . . ."
"John, please don't get me wrong, I'm not in any way suggesting that you are not doing miracles regarding the event organisation and pricing. I am just feeling very depressed at my own misfortune for not being able to afford to travel there…"
"I would add that if you are going to use proper bass strings then be sure to construct strong enough to hold the string tension. A 'thru-nack' kinda construction would probably be best for strength, using a nice strong hardwood for the…"
"Facebook, My Space, Twitter and LinkedIn - now there's an idea !
How about we set up a 'UK CIgar Box Guitar Festival' on these social networking sites and then by 'favouriting' it - all the people we are connected to will…"
"I am try to work out how to draw a diagram and post it here. What seems to be particularly effective is to make the bridge in two parts - top and bottom. I believe that Ted Crocker does them this way.
The idea is that the larger bottom part be…"
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Thanks for the reply mate , also for the great comments about my builds , very kind of you
Yes it's a shame about the old forum but things move on , most people are on here now anyway , you reminded me of Captain Smith Going down with the Titanic , you have staying power i will grant you that lol!!
as you will have seen we have a fair few brits on here now it's growing by the week
can't wait for the Birmingham Fest thats gonna be so cool meeting everyone and maybe next year it's gonna be a big thing if this years goes ok
see you around
You made it at last , cool
have you seen our CBG fest we have planned October 3 Birmingham , it's gonna be fantastic , would be good if you could make it ?
if you need to search for anything on this site , go up to the right hand corner of any page and theres a tab what say's "search Social Network " just type your requierd subjet and click the magnifiying glass
laods of stuff to see on here !
Glad you decided to come check us out