"You can get around that a bit by just making a positive latch at the tail so the top is anchored down, even a tail block top and bottom and a screw from underneath, or if the son doesn't want a screw, you could make 2 overlapping pieces [wood…"
Thank you for the info, I'm redoing a cbg I made for my son and he requested the box lid open, but with a hard tail bridge it sounds like it's impossible to do. Are there any videos on installing one?
Thanks again for all the great…"
"Re the hardtail Hal, if you are using a cigar box, you might need to add a bit of wood thickening the underside of the lid at the bridge to take the screws with more purchase, and remember, all the string tension will now be placed on the…"
"Hal, i know your question is for Ted, but i'll give you my take. Except for appearance, a scarf joint is really only used to make getting a decent string break angle at the nut easier, any method to get the string lower at the tuner post than…"
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