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Number 11 NOT A CBG

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kirk Oct 31, 2018. 6 Replies

I've really been enjoying building and learning to play these crazy 3 stringers, heck I've even sold a few. I started building to hopefully finally be able to play a stringed instrument. While I love…Continue

help with thunder cone

Started this discussion. Last reply by Blind Doughboy Oct 5, 2018. 5 Replies

 I am having trouble with a build and hope some one can give me some suggestions. I built a sweet guitar and went all out. Built my own box using figured maple sides and lace wood back, maple neck…Continue

Help with LPG build.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Timothy Hunter Mar 20, 2018. 10 Replies

So for build number 3 I decided to make a LPG fretless slide git. OK no problem. I own a 59 chevy so I picked up a 1959 indiana plate from ebay.Still no problems. I wanted to make a simple metal back…Continue

Lefty reso build #2

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Dean Mar 15, 2018. 6 Replies

I was talking to the guitar player at our church a couple weeks ago about my fist dogbowl build. He showed a huge interest in it and seemed  really excited to see the finished product. While we were…Continue

 

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frank learman replied to Timothy Hunter's discussion interesting way to build....
"A shop to be proud of and very knowledgeable but why. Of course there are many ways to skin a cat and I guess this is one of them but holy cow that is a lot of work."
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guitar 4

"Oh!  Home made all the way.  Looks strong and good.  Is that a cedar top?"
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guitar 5

"Wow!  What is the story here?  Factory guitar conversion?   I have an old six string in the shop that I started to convert to a 4.  Now you have me considering a 3...."
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Kirk replied to frank learman's discussion Number 11 NOT A CBG
"Great looking guitar!  How about uploading a video, so we can hear it?"
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The ability to build a good sounding easy to play instrument.

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Junkstock Gas Can Guitar

"I made one from an old gas can that someone threw away. I love how it sounds and I bet yours sounds…"
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Finally, an actual CBG

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