Steven Bruce
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Steven Bruce replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion "Hot Wire Guitar" - Insane Electric Cigar Box Guitar Plans from 1919
"Visionary."
Mar 10
Steven Bruce liked Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion PDF Download: Build a "Two Hour" Hammered Dulcimer
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Steven Bruce liked Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion PDF Download: Build a "Two Hour" Hammered Dulcimer
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Steven Bruce replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion PDF Download: Build a "Two Hour" Hammered Dulcimer
"Also, love the mahagony monochord!"
Jan 26
Steven Bruce replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion PDF Download: Build a "Two Hour" Hammered Dulcimer
Jan 26
Steven Bruce replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion PDF Download: Build a "Two Hour" Hammered Dulcimer
"Let's try this: here is a photo of my zither/aeolian harp, as described in my post this a.m..  BTW, you can use chalk on the zither pins to help keep them slipping. Powder chalk specifically for pins is available, I just used strait-line…"
Jan 26
Steven Bruce replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion PDF Download: Build a "Two Hour" Hammered Dulcimer
"Stupid speech to text. I meant to say zitherr pins have never come loose in two years time. Scissor pens translates to zither pins. If I can figure out how to upload upload photos, I will do so. I'm a little bit technologically challenged here."
Jan 26
Steven Bruce replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion PDF Download: Build a "Two Hour" Hammered Dulcimer
"I built a zither aeolian harp a couple of January ago. It's based the 2 x 4 lap steel model. I just kept both ends of the two by four lap steel and made a box around them. Then added 12 Zither strings bridge and nut. The string hitches are the…"
Jan 26
Steven Bruce replied to Marshall Novak's discussion alternatives to machine heads?
"I just finished a three-string guitar that uses zither pins instead of machine tuners. I don't see why you couldn't just use a regular screw with the hole drilled through it, because after all, is just that. A screw with a hole drilled…"
Apr 18, 2018
Steven Bruce liked Marshall Novak's discussion alternatives to machine heads?
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
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How many instruments have you built so far?
2
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Just started. When I took my first build to a music store and a musician plugged it in an amp and jammed on it and performed remarkable feats with it. The way the instrument evolves from the box it started with. Two CBGs: "Java" and "Acid"

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