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Solidbody Electric Guitar From Plywood

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Mar 5, 2016. 20 Replies

Here's a nicely-done article about building a solidbody electric guitar from plywood. Total build: body, neck, fingerboard, everything. I'd call this a "found-material project", related to cigar box…Continue

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Kid reinvents wheel

Started Jan 21, 2014 0 Replies

At first, I thought this was going to be a parody, but he actually pulls it off, using a lot of techniques that will be familiar to us.…Continue

Latest build - a six-string

Started this discussion. Last reply by Josh Thompson Apr 25, 2013. 1 Reply

I just put up a couple of photos of my latest build. I did it for my guitar instructor, who liked my four-string and asked me to make him a 6-string. He set some parameters by giving me two boxes, a…Continue

Vintage Cigar Box Label Collection

Started Apr 24, 2013 0 Replies

This has no connection to guitars, other than that it's about cool cigar boxes. But that's enough, right?Check out these awesome cigar box labels:…Continue

 

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Busyhands Slim replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion PDF Download: How to Tie Fret Knots - a Traditional Way of Fretting
"Shane, that's the exact same method used since the middle ages for the lute and viola da gamba. It's good enough for them -- we don't need to mess with it! One method I saw did say to tie it a little closer to the nut, then slide it…"
Jan 22
Busyhands Slim replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion 2017 "Kick The Can" Build-Off contest - Canjos, Tin Can Guitars
"I play it in the intro to my CBG Halloween contribution. I Put A Spell On You, Busyhands Slim and Abusing the Muse. https://www.dropbox.com/s/yl2xqkyzh8w9m5s/I%20Put%20A%20Spell%20On%20You.mp3?dl=0"
Dec 19, 2017
Busyhands Slim replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion 2017 "Kick The Can" Build-Off contest - Canjos, Tin Can Guitars
"This was my first build and it fits the theme exactly. My daughter-in-law gave me a tin of toffee for Christmas and as soon as it was empty, I knew I had to make a CBG with it. Well, a CTU, actually  (Candy Tin Ukulele). The neck is…"
Dec 19, 2017

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ILL GREEN commented on Donkey's blog post Do Write Songs On Your Cigar Box Guitar?
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Lazy Sunday Morning

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Line 6 Crunchtone pedal.

"Thanks Dennis. Really feel like I’m “connecting” with the strings using a slide…"
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Line 6 Crunchtone pedal.

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