john keven kemege
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Added a strap to a Mop Can guitar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Grandpa Jun 4. 4 Replies

here’s…Continue

CBG using bass neck

Started this discussion. Last reply by john keven kemege Jun 11. 24 Replies

Got a bass neck that I’m going to covert to a six string with the bass neck running thru the cigar box.heated up the bass fretboard with an iron.  Pealed it off and going to use a maple six string…Continue

1st cigar box guitar

Started this discussion. Last reply by john keven kemege Nov 13, 2017. 7 Replies

Just finished a 6-string cb guitar...…Continue

 

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"I’m working on a similar amp project using a tda2030a pre-assembled mono amplifier board(15watt) 3-inch speaker  2 six-volt lantern batteries wired in series as the 12-volt dc power supply in a 5”x5”x6” cigar box case(…"
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Want to plug that thing in? Here's a place to share ideas about pickups (Both magnetic and piezo) and wiring in volume and tone control, the best options in output jacks, and more!Remember that C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply is the one-stop shop for all of your CBG Electronics needs!See More
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john keven kemege replied to john keven kemege's discussion CBG using bass neck
"Final coat of tung oil(4-coats) looks good!"
Jun 11
john keven kemege replied to john keven kemege's discussion CBG using bass neck
"Inner workings of bass neck cbg:"
Jun 11
James Matthews liked john keven kemege's discussion Added a strap to a Mop Can guitar
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Grandpa replied to john keven kemege's discussion Added a strap to a Mop Can guitar
"Nice strap rig. That belt looks better than the one holding up my pants!"
Jun 4
john keven kemege replied to john keven kemege's discussion CBG using bass neck
"Using the dime-quarter method to adjust string height (dime at the nut and quarter on the 12th fret). the strings are set above the dime-quarter mark for now... fret board is flat and I haven’t added any tension to the stress rod yet...…"
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Paul Craig replied to john keven kemege's discussion CBG using bass neck
"Shellac always looks good."
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Keith Rearick liked john keven kemege's discussion Added a strap to a Mop Can guitar
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john keven kemege replied to john keven kemege's discussion Added a strap to a Mop Can guitar
"I learned how to braid from a website by labeling each strand - A, B, C, and D and follow the wrapping directions - viola:"
May 30
john keven kemege replied to john keven kemege's discussion Added a strap to a Mop Can guitar
"Used 4 leather boot strings to attach to the headstock ( there’s flooring there for effect.. get it?"
May 30
john keven kemege replied to john keven kemege's discussion Added a strap to a Mop Can guitar
"Added a strap button to the guitar neck attachpoint:"
May 30
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Added a strap to a Mop Can guitar

here’s some pics of a strap that I added to a mop can guitar built by Mike Ballerini (aka Delvero)...See More
May 30
Taffy Evans replied to john keven kemege's discussion CBG using bass neck
"Yes I like true oil for necks, I just bought a bottle yesterday. It's a bit expensive here for doing boxes so I use shellac, few coats, and build a finish with a paste wax. Taff"
May 29

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a cigar box guitar builder
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What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
adding features that I like from other guitars

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