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MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Just finished up a license plate git Saturday for the extended family white elephant gift exchange yesterday.  Sounded decent, probably about twice as beefy as it needed to be. 24" scale, piezo rod pickup, quartersawn box from lumber I…"
Dec 23, 2019
MadGomer commented on Poorness Studios's video
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Blue Eyes Cryin' In The Rain

"Well done, one of my favorites!"
Dec 23, 2019
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Merry Christmas y'all, and to all a good night!"
Dec 22, 2019
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Dang KoolDog, that's darn near too pretty to play. What's that cool looking stuff on the fretboard?"
Dec 11, 2019
MadGomer replied to Jim Codog's discussion Magnetic Pickups - What's good in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I don't have much experience yet with different mag pickups so I can't share a meaningful opinion on what's best out there, but a rod piezo under the bridge along with a mag pickup closer to the neck is a versatile combination for…"
Dec 11, 2019
MadGomer replied to James Pobog's discussion Questions about CBG details... in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"BrianQ is leading you down a good path. Clearance between the lid and the neck really isn't a concern if you don't intend to play it acoustically. As you raise the neck to have your fretboard above the lid and high enough for the strings…"
Dec 10, 2019
MadGomer replied to James Pobog's discussion I'm gonna need help... in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I think you're on the right track, and I strongly recommend you do #4 in your list unless you have a really thick/stiff neck."
Dec 6, 2019
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Ditto to Daniels comment. Love it"
Dec 4, 2019
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Tis a beautiful thing"
Dec 4, 2019
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"David - I'd be curious to know what you built.  I've built a couple of one string diatonic fretted canjos for kids but haven't done any multi string gits yet (except a uke) for the little ones.  How many strings and what…"
Dec 3, 2019
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Holy sheepdip Batman - that's beautiful!!"
Nov 29, 2019
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Cause - can't wait to see the results of your punchi painting effort, glad to hear it has worked out for you.  The paint job looks great prior to the stencil work. I can't think of any specific yellow/red stuff you might be recalling…"
Nov 29, 2019
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Taffy - thanks for sharing the jig ideas!  I'll definitely make one up for gluing future scarf joints and may also make one up for my miter saw.  Up to now I've been using one I made for my table saw but it might actually be…"
Nov 24, 2019
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Can't wait to see it - keep the pix coming!"
Nov 24, 2019
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Dowels are very good for alignment, but in general will not add strength to the joint unless you're using some material that is substantially stronger than the parent material and even then it's not really able to add a lot (depends on the…"
Nov 23, 2019
MadGomer replied to Chris Wharton's discussion Joinery suggestions for hand-made boxes in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Holy cow Chris, that build is awesome but all three videos are even better.  Well done!!"
Nov 23, 2019

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Started by James Pobog in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion 44 minutes ago. 0 Replies

My cool tool find!

Started by KOOL DOG HOOCH in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Jerry Jordan 6 hours ago. 1 Reply

New here (and to building CBG’s)

Started by Mark Ballard in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson 19 hours ago. 2 Replies

Piezo pup handling noise

Started by Kevin Keating in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick 20 hours ago. 7 Replies

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Started by Tim Ahlberg in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by the anonymous pick yesterday. 4 Replies

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Started by john kendall in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick on Monday. 1 Reply

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Blog Posts

Dual lap steel

Posted by Ron Lutz on January 9, 2020 at 2:42pm 3 Comments

My 3 Gitty Kits

Posted by Poorness Studios on January 8, 2020 at 9:20am 2 Comments

My CBG details

Posted by Paul scofield on January 1, 2020 at 9:22am 2 Comments

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3 String Guitars commented on Dave Lynas's video
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Oh Lord I’ve Fallen

"Lovely dave!!"
1 hour ago
Uncle John commented on 3 String Guitars's photo
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Reso-Fun Fun

"That is a beauty.  Nice balance between new and patina.  Love those f hole louvers."
1 hour ago
Uncle John commented on Dave Lynas's video
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Hobo’s Lullaby

"Great looking Woodie, cup.  Man, that old 97 is really chugging out the tone. …"
2 hours ago
Uncle John commented on Gary O'slide's video
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Gary O'slide Coahuila

"Yes, sir.  As Dave said..  I hope that trailer had AC."
2 hours ago
Dave Lynas commented on Dave Lynas's photo
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Today’s paintings

"Ready on the firing line Rev. Onward Cigar Box Builders !"
2 hours ago
Uncle John commented on Uncle John's video
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OLD repost of Maddog (and John) at Maddog's riverside CBG shack.

"This is certainly among my top few fave videos.  Thanks, guys,"
2 hours ago
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Dave Lynas commented on Gary O'slide's video
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Gary O'slide Coahuila

"So beautiful Gary. Thank You !"
2 hours ago
Dave Lynas commented on Cpt. Nemoff's video
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Sheriff 3 str CBG

"Wow Capt. it’s beautiful and sounds terrific. !  You are the Master."
2 hours ago
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Dave Lynas commented on Uncle John's video
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OLD repost of Maddog (and John) at Maddog's riverside CBG shack.

"Wonderful to see this repost Unc. I sure miss seeing and hearing from Maddog."
2 hours ago

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