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New build with Tabak box

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lonman Sep 15. 2 Replies

Just thought I would share a couple of pics of the build I'm currently working on.  I'm really liking this Tabak box.  I like how deep it is and how thick the wood is on all side pieces.  I'm also a…Continue

An inexpensive pickup option

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Sep 15. 9 Replies

I'm building a CBG for a friend who plays P90's in all his normal guitars so I figured I would find an inexpensive P90 to use for his build.  I found a pair on Amazon for $13 shipped (prime): …Continue

 

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Sep 17
Webster Miller replied to Frank Scott's discussion Neck positon to box?
"I've never had an issue with the fret spacing produced from that website.  I do have to make sure my printer's preferences are set to 'actual size' else it will scale the PDF to fit the page and everything will be out of…"
Sep 17
Webster Miller replied to Corey's discussion Need some help
"What scale length did you use?  I use the below website for laying out all my necks as it allows me to use whatever scale length I want and it produces a printable template.   http://www.ekips.org/tools/guitar/fretfind2d/"
Sep 17
Webster Miller replied to Corey's discussion Need some help
"Unfortunately, correct nut position is EXTREMELY important.  I would probably just ditch the bolt and go with a traditional style nut.  Corian is a good material, you can get samples for free at Home Depot and it comes in just about any…"
Sep 16
Webster Miller replied to Corey's discussion Need some help
"I might be 100% wrong, but to my eye it appears the nut might not be in the correct position.  The spacing btw the nut and 1st fret needs to be measured where the string leaves contact with the nut.  When using a threaded rod, or any other…"
Sep 16
Webster Miller replied to Corey's discussion Need some help
"Not in my opinion.  1.5" is plenty wide for a 4 string.  A typical 6 string guitar is only 42mm (~1.65") at the nut.  With a 3/8" spacing, the strings will be wider at the nut than that of a 6 string guitar and only a…"
Sep 15
Keith Rearick liked Webster Miller's discussion New build with Tabak box
Sep 15
Lonman replied to Webster Miller's discussion New build with Tabak box
"heck yes, nice looking build."
Sep 15
BrianQ. replied to Webster Miller's discussion New build with Tabak box
"Nice box "
Sep 15
Paul Craig replied to Webster Miller's discussion An inexpensive pickup option
"P90's are hard to screw up. One of those designs that just do good no matter who makes it. Most cheap pickups use ceramic magnets instead of the original Alnico magnets, but that can be easily changed for low cost. Gibson made 4 pole Dogear P90…"
Sep 15
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Webster Miller replied to Hans's discussion Glue for carbon fiber rods?
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Sep 14
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New build with Tabak box

Just thought I would share a couple of pics of the build I'm currently working on.  I'm really liking this Tabak box.  I like how deep it is and how thick the wood is on all side pieces.  I'm also a fan of black boxes.  Glad I was able to pick up 2 of them at a local cigar shop.  Neck is two piece red oak with a scarf joint headstock and 630mm scale (~24.75).  I used a separator sheet from a cigar box laminated on the headstock before painting it black to match the box.  The cigar store I buy…See More
Sep 14
Cause the Blue rat replied to Webster Miller's discussion An inexpensive pickup option
"Yes. P bass pickups are wired like a humbucker. Just like the two coils you start with a ground. The wire that goes between the two pickups is just like joining the two humbucker pickups together. And the last wire is the output. If you cut the wire…"
Sep 14

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