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Measure Fret Spacing/Printable Fret Template

There are a few online fret calculators that will give you the fret spacing for any given scale length.  ***** FretFind2D. lets you print a…

Started by Ted Crocker

5 Sep 6, 2013
Reply by Donald Cermack

Bridge Mystery

On a lot of the builds I see here, a small metal rod is used as a bridge , usually floating atop a piece of wood. I've been looking for a s…

Started by Jim Kasmir

8 May 11, 2013
Reply by Randy S. Bretz

Missing note?

Hi,   I built a second cbg and fretted it.  Well the frets didn't seat in properly and so I decided to go fretless.  So I easily took the f…

Started by PJ Pilkington

5 May 5, 2013
Reply by PJ Pilkington

positioning of the bridge?

HI my cbg seems a little sharp at the 12 fret and I know I read somewhere to move the bridge.  Do I move it forward or backwards? Thanks PJ

Started by PJ Pilkington

2 Apr 14, 2013
Reply by PJ Pilkington

Lowe Cone thru Neck

An easy way to fit a lowe cone ( or any reso cone) with a modified thru neck. 1, glue in a hardwood strip firmly onto the bottom of the box…

Started by c# merle

7 Apr 12, 2013
Reply by c# merle

Fretting over fretting? Here's a Template Idea.

Here's a simple template I made to fret a 26-1/2" VSL with 18 frets for a recent build. It's a chromatic scale, no problem for guitar playe…

Started by Dan DeBruler

0 Jan 15, 2011

Building a CBG - 8 Video Tutorial by Brian Parks

Brian Parks Clubhouse Page   Part 1     Part 2     Part 3   Part 4   Part 5   Part 6   Part 7   Part 8

Started by Ted Crocker

0 Jan 4, 2011

playing diddley bow

Is there a How to play diddley Bow book or DVD out there?

Started by Mark H. Dow

1 Dec 12, 2010
Reply by Ted Crocker

String height ?

Got first build near completion but can not find what height I should set strings at. The guitar is a simple 3 string, 25.5" bridge to nut,…

Started by John Fitzgerald

2 Nov 1, 2010
Reply by John Fitzgerald

Veneer cigar box??

Will veneer make a good guitar? What is the difference in tones of veneer and single layer materials in a CBG? Seems I can not find a thin…

Started by John Fitzgerald

5 Oct 9, 2010
Reply by John Fitzgerald



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