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Joke...

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Cieera Sep 22, 2014. 2 Replies

A friend of mine said he was going to hit me on the head with a guitar neck....I said 'is that a fret?'....Continue

Piezo rod bridge

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Woods Mar 2, 2015. 16 Replies

Hullo Folks. I have a small question regarding a rod piezo bridge/saddle that I intend to make.I noticed that Chickenbone John when he makes his, it is a small shaped block of solid wood with the…Continue

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"Tim Pannabecker….Put on the blues fret notes 3 5 6 7 10 and 12.You can't go wrong with those..."
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Super Chikan At The 2018 Venice Blues Festival

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Super Chikan At The 2018 Venice Blues Festival

Super Chikan At The 2018 Venice Blues Festival
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micky rooney replied to Holly Hodson's discussion Canjo pickup in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I second what the anonymous pick suggested.I would go with a rod piezo in a bridge under a bone saddle.Rod piezo's are superior to disc piezo's,in my opinion and you certainly don't get so much feedback from them.....Lovely box and a…"
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SDC11725 Rack

"I've never said this to a man before but... nice rack.   :D"
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SDC11726 Rack

"Mickey - you need to work with AGP!   (A reference to his mad collection a few pics after yours....)"
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My Christmas 2 string Cigar Box Guitar demo

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I love the process of building a CBG and I love the moment when it's finished and I plug it in and....it works! I also appreciate the CBG community and the advice and support I've had over the years....A wonderful hobby/community and one i'm glad I managed to stumble across.....

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At 12:03pm on October 15, 2014, Uncle John said…

Micky, I am glad to have you for a CBN friend.    I have enjoyed your builds an photos.   I came to your page today and see you are from the London area and that you are in 34 CBN groups.  Thirty four!

At 12:26pm on January 29, 2014, Mike "Katfish" Karash said…
Hey mickey,
On burning in fret marks: I find that burning first allows the oil, then lacquer, to highlight the burn marks, and then the lacquer smooths over and protects the line. I have done it afterward, but it leaves a crusty burnt edge to the lacquer, is less protected, and is a more rustic look. That's OK, if that is what you're looking for...
At 11:52am on January 6, 2014, Dan Sleep said…

Step three: play the bejeebers out of it.

 
 
 

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