I have watched so many videos on CBG builds that my eyeballs have dried up! There was one that I was watching in the middle of the night and I lost track of it. I don't know who he was or where I…Continue
In my research phase of my first build, I've been looking at what others have built( I know, I'm overthinking this)! But I've noticed that some bridges are "cockeyed" and others are straight. Why is…Continue
"Wally World in the garden section has a variety of led lights in different colors on very thin wire for your eyes. As far as the speaker I would suggest a cube wit one side open but covered with cloth or screen and a diagonal baffle,with the amp,…"
"What is the piece that you first played in your YouTube video titled "EQUALIZERS"?
Also I'm doing my first build and I'm glued to your videos. I'm trying to figure out the cut at the tail end of a 17" cigar box? You go…"
I have watched so many videos on CBG builds that my eyeballs have dried up! There was one that I was watching in the middle of the night and I lost track of it. I don't know who he was or where I found it, but I only visit two sites, cbn and CB gritty. The builder was working on a through box neck and when he came to the part of notching the neck cor the lid, he took off 3/8" on the tail end and 3/16" on the neck end. Does anyone know of this video and by who? I understand why he did it, but…See More
"Luthiers in a factory work off of jigs & templates, so the measuring has already been done for them, they just measure to confirm it’s within the correct parameters? Once you’ve done one, it’s all gravy from that point, taff is…"
"Thanks Taff, I have the means to, but not the intentions of getting that damn technical. I want it to sound right, but I'm also a "close enough it looks good from my house" type of person! Its a CBG not a handmade $2000 flat top!…"
"Yes that may be The measurements, but it still needs action height and string mass/diameter to be factored in for final fine tuning, as explained below.
I can't measure that small a number so I use my tuner and ears and eyes. Ha ha.
"Is this what Stew Mac talking about using the fret calculator for 17 frets, 25.5 scale acoustic guitar.
Bridge placement for 25.500" scale length
Distance indicated is from the fretboard edge of the nut, to the break-angle of the…"
"Hi Daniel, what I would, and do, is before fitting the bridge permanently lay it on the top with the strings fitted to the guitar and tuned up.
Your bridge will be in the " ball park" scale lengnth position. Set your intonation in…"
"hi folks. good info, i get it. what i don't get is that the bridge i'm about to install has anchors, pieces that go into the wood. you know what i'm speaking of. drill large holes, sink these things in, then they accept the threads to…"