Hello. New guy here. I'll do the "introduction thing" elsewhere, but just so it makes sense that I'm posting stuff that's long and detailed: yeah, I've done published articles before, in other…Continue
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Since that initial info seems to have "gone over okay," here's some more. I had written it all at one time -- but I looked at the length, and decided to just post the main bits, for that first…"
"The pic looks nice.
Staining and final finish can be intimidating to those without experience with the process.
One thing to remember is that different types of wood will have different results. Harder woods will take more stain to achieve a certain…"
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> "The resource tab on this site has a great ebook by> Josh gayou on building cbgs..very detailed"
... I'll say that I already downloaded that one ... and several others!…"
"Being a newbie over here, I'm still learning this system's details ... but hopefully, a photo gets added here, so that you folks can see for yourselves what that custom stain mix looks like. I stained one of C.B. Gitty's "you…"
Hello. New guy here. I'll do the "introduction thing" elsewhere, but just so it makes sense that I'm posting stuff that's long and detailed: yeah, I've done published articles before, in other hobbies. With apologies for the relatively-long (by I'net standards) length of this, I'll jump into my tip's write-up. - - - -This post is about a specific "recipe" or formula I came up with, over the years, through experimentation. From what I usually experience when I talk to others about staining…See More
Various researches -- mentions from books, Gitty's site, etc.
How many instruments have you built so far?
None -- so far! But I've only known about CBGs for 2 months
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Hard to say, because I find a lot of individual things interesting about it. It's cool that so many books exist (Sutton's, Jehle's, Orr's, etc.) and I'm happily reading all of those, for now. I do like how artsy what I'm seeing sometimes is; and the idea of making music is inviting, too.
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