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Builder's Progress Blogs

Start to finish blogs documenting various member's builds.  Lots of great tips & tricks.  Share yours or ask the builder.

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Latest Activity: Jul 5

Builder's Progress Blogs

More and more folks are documenting their builds in a progress blog. We'll try to keep track of them here.

Let's see yours!
(start a blog on your page and I'll include it here)

 

Let me know if I've missed something that should be here.  Thanks!

 

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Discussion Forum

Indian flutes

Started by Charles W. (Charlie) Brown. Last reply by Charles W. (Charlie) Brown Jun 4, 2013. 31 Replies

Making an Indian flute without a router.

Started by Charles W. (Charlie) Brown. Last reply by Sonny Armintrout Jan 16. 12 Replies

Cedar and walnut parlor guitar #3

Started by Mark Lillo. Last reply by Mark Lillo Jul 22, 2012. 9 Replies

The Making of "The Blues Legend"

Started by Lee Martin. Last reply by Lee Martin Jun 26, 2013. 8 Replies

My Bass Paddle build,,

Started by Greg Bement. Last reply by Wichita Sam Feb 4. 6 Replies

Surf's up 6 string. my 3rd build

Started by Greg Bement. Last reply by Greg Bement Jun 7. 4 Replies

Bairfoot Cajun - Vintage ammo box resonator

Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Arnold Kelly Dec 20, 2012. 3 Replies

madurobob - CBG Display Carousel

Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Ted Crocker May 11, 2013. 2 Replies

Stewy "Reeds" Taylor - Cookie Tin Fiddle

Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Randy S. Bretz Aug 13, 2012. 2 Replies

Michael R Cossey/Sojing Silent Elect Guitar MOD

Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Richard Sanabia Mar 1, 2012. 1 Reply

Diamondback Guitar Shop/Electric Bouzouki build

Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Richard Sanabia Aug 9, 2011. 1 Reply

The Phrygian Kid/Long Bridge

Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by kev lloyd Mar 29, 2011. 1 Reply

Randy S. Bretz/Double Neck License Plate Build

Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by The Phrygian Kid Oct 24, 2010. 1 Reply

One F/long bridge

Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Thomas (Doc) Mar 29, 2011. 1 Reply

Router Templates

Started by proudy1959 May 16, 2013. 0 Replies

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Comment by Rick on December 14, 2013 at 6:03am

My first build, a licence plate guitar....

I have added a piezo since the pics were taken and changed the bridge to lower the action. I'm pretty happy with it and learned a few things to not do on future builds.

Comment by stringybark on May 30, 2013 at 7:42am

Joe.. that is awesome! Fantastic!

Comment by Joe Ledington on April 17, 2011 at 2:24am
heres the maple back with a cherry accent strip. I used western red cedar for the front, and maple for the neck and body. it still gets a walnut fret board, all in all I think it will look pretty good I just hope it sounds good.
Comment by Joe Ledington on April 17, 2011 at 2:21am
I am almost done with my first instrument, it's a strummer set like a dulcimer. I still need the string, hardware and to glue on the walnut fret board. I also started a oak teardrop dulcimer. after I got that one on its way I going to start the hourglass and then a banjo.
Comment by Buttermilk Music aka Norm on November 25, 2010 at 12:44pm
I'm currently building a Hawaiian square necked CBG with a lowezo. Decided to go with a stratocaster head so I'm doing a bit of laminating right now to make more width. Used some scrap pieces of exotic hardwo0ds.

The first glue didn't take... cocobolo to oak. Must be to amount of oil in the wood. I switched over to padauk and glued 2 1/4" dowels clear through.

Went with the stratocaster because I wanted have the strings all lined in straight row to the tuners.
 

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