Warren Williams
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MadGomer replied to Warren Williams's discussion A simple tuning peg question in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Such is my approach to life!"
Aug 26
Warren Williams replied to Warren Williams's discussion A simple tuning peg question in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"OK thanks for your replies everyone. As usual there doesn't seem to be an exact answer so I will 'eyeball' it and try to use a sensible height based on the angle of my strings coming off the nut."
Aug 26
Reg Seward replied to Warren Williams's discussion A simple tuning peg question in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Hi,   Like the previous answer, I applied veneer to both sides of the machine head, then, like a twerp, I realised that the tuners would not protrude enough. So, I ended up Dremel routing each tuner base by an 1/8th" on the back side, a…"
Aug 26
Taffy Evans replied to Warren Williams's discussion A simple tuning peg question in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Hi Warren, usually the peghead is 15mm thick on guitars. This will take the rotomatic [enclosed] style tuners. Some open back tuners have a longer post and some CBG's have thinner pegheads, so I would keep in mind the break angle of the string…"
Aug 25
MadGomer replied to Warren Williams's discussion A simple tuning peg question in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I'm not able to measure mine right now but I make my headstock 5/8" thick and always have plenty of peg protruding even when I use bushings on top."
Aug 25
Art Prior replied to Warren Williams's discussion A simple tuning peg question in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I usually go about 1/2 inch above the headstock, or the ferrule if one is used. Art"
Aug 25
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Warren Williams commented on Kevin Sprague (Knotlenny)'s video
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"Is the video still available? I can't see it."
Aug 25
Warren Williams added a discussion to the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
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A simple tuning peg question

How much of the capstan should protrude above the headstock once the tuning peg is installed? I've been googling all afternoon but have been unable to find this simple piece of information.The thickness of my headstock will obviously be determined by this measurement. There is obviously a standard size tuning peg but I've no idea if mine are standard or not.My tuning pegs have the following measurements:Overall length of capstan measured from back plate: 27.5mm (1 3/32")Distance of center of…See More
Aug 25
Warren Williams joined Shane Speal shanespeal.com's group
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Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.Keep in mind that new builders can find other great informative articles on CBG building, as well as most of the parts you'll need, over at C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply!See More
Aug 25
Warren Williams is now a member of Cigar Box Nation
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I started out with the idea of making an electric guitar then discovered CBGs. I just like building stuff.

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