"Monteray, I think it would be strong enough if you build a good structure for the neck to attach to inside the box. I know this is not your set up, but it might give you an idea. This is how I connected an acoustic style neck I made to fit on a box.…"
I brace the back of the lid
Also I used some oak (from an old chair) at both ends
This guitar had 3 large holes in the side for onboard miniamp speaker, preamp and a passive control for the piezo
I was concerned that this would…"
"Thanks for the help David L.. :-) If i could pick your brain further how exactly did you brace the cigar box body to handle the stress from 6 strings? I tried i wine box banjo last year and the thing nearly caved in on itself due to string…"
Hi all. I have a 6 string acoustic guitar carcass in my parts collection. I was wondering how difficult it would be to use the neck off of it on a CBG project? I've searched on the site here and while i did find photos of acoustic guitar necked CBG's i couldn't find any build photos. Any help would be much appreciated.. MikeSee More
"heat the line to tie the knot. you can heat a pan of sand and dip the line in the sand to transfer the heat without burning the string. that's how they bend eyeglass temples. i have an old set of weedwacker strings from my upright. they are…"
Hi all! :-) I'm planning on building a 2 string trimmer line strung fretless bass bass and i have a few questions: 1. What thickness/type of wood should i use for the neck? The neck on this will be un- reinforced ..Trying to keep it simple 2. What is the ideal brands/thicknesses of trimmer line for bass building? (i plan on tuning it E,A) 3. Is there a recommended scale length?.. I was thinking of either using the scale length of 41 3/4 inches (3/4…See More