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Skeesix CBG Pickups

Pickups, pickups, pickups! Skeesix CBG pickups, magnetic, piezo, magnets, wire, bobbins, winding, winders, installation, single coils, humbuckers, P-90's, bar pickups - you name it, if it has something to do with a pickup, let's discuss it!See More
Nov 18, 2013
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"hello nation quick question does any one know how to make a slide out of bone?"
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Smokehouse Guitars

The complete guide to advanced cigar box guitar making is now available: Advanced Cigar Box Guitar Construction by Josh Gayou</</body>See More
Apr 28, 2013
thomas h. a. brown joined Ben's group
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Scale Lengths, etc.

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Intermediate building tips and tricks forum

This forum is for sharing general building information that falls between "CBG building 101" and "Super advanced building"
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Diddley Bows and Other Primitives

A place to discuss one-string diddley bows, washtub basses, washboards and any other primitive instrument that may fall outside the Cigar Box realm.
Apr 28, 2013
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Headless guitar tuners

All ideas to make headless guitar tuners if you areshortage of wood.See More
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Piezo pickups

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Apr 28, 2013
thomas h. a. brown replied to thomas h. a. brown's discussion diatonic scale in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"hey guys thanks for the info was a big help  will try to post pics and may be video if i can when done  again thanks"
Apr 17, 2013
Sean Laffey replied to thomas h. a. brown's discussion diatonic scale in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Yes the frets are in the same relationship but the actual spacing in cm  would depend on scale length. Go into a music shop with a tape measure and try out a few instruments to get a feel for the sizes  Tenor banjos have shorter scale…"
Apr 17, 2013
Mark Kortuem replied to thomas h. a. brown's discussion diatonic scale in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Yes it will be the same. The distance will be different. !8-20" scale length is about the same as a baritone uke.  You can go to stew-mac and find their fret calculator. It asks for scale length, number of frets, and type of instrument.…"
Apr 17, 2013
Scott aka Farmer Ted replied to thomas h. a. brown's discussion diatonic scale in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Stewmac.com has a great fret calculator. Find website and look in the "frettinjg supplies" section. You can choose for any length, number of frets, and type of instrument. For short scale dulcimer/strummers an ideal set-up for…"
Apr 17, 2013
58Deluxe replied to thomas h. a. brown's discussion diatonic scale in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Google a guitar Scale length calculator. There are many built-in online, with different options The layout is a mathmatical one, that can be layed out geometricly with a compass on paper, to understand that can't take a different scale length…"
Apr 17, 2013
thomas h. a. brown added a discussion to the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
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diatonic scale

hi guys  i am building a 3 string for my nephew want to make it with shorter scale length may be 18 to 20 inch would it be the same as 25 inch  i.e.  use frets 2 4 5 7 9 11 12 ? any help will be greatly appreciated  thanksSee More
Apr 17, 2013
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