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TIPS ON FINDING CBG PARTS AND IDEAS

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ted Crocker Nov 23, 2013. 9 Replies

BUILDERS, Share a couple secrets or ideasI bet someone else has already started a discussion about this but here is one of my favorite ways to get CBG necks (FOR CHEAP OR FOR FREE)I don't know if you…Continue

MUSIC MOVIES

Started this discussion. Last reply by MZ-HANDYMAN Aug 12, 2010. 7 Replies

I like watching movies that have anything to do with artists bios, History of an instrument especially documentaries. I went on HULU and watched a great Documentary about Les Paul (You may need to…Continue

Tags: bios, history, bio, biographies, Movies

COPY CARVER - Have you built one?

Started this discussion. Last reply by MZ-HANDYMAN Aug 25, 2010. 11 Replies

 I was looking on Youtube for who knows what and came across this It looked too industrial and then I saw this:…Continue

Tags: dremel, router, mz-handyman, machine, cnc

I want to see more "THEMED" Guitars.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ted Crocker Jul 20, 2010. 1 Reply

Hey Guys n Gals,First I want to say... I'm glad I've become a part of the CBG Family here and everywhere else, My first attempt at a "THEMED" CBG was kind of a bust, It's still Fixable but I used the…Continue

 

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Ted Crocker replied to MZ-HANDYMAN's discussion TIPS ON FINDING CBG PARTS AND IDEAS
"For string ferrules I use these And these for sound holes "
Nov 23, 2013
MZ-HANDYMAN replied to MZ-HANDYMAN's discussion TIPS ON FINDING CBG PARTS AND IDEAS
"I'm sure several of you do this too. For string holes, I get an assortment of pop rivets and pull the rivet out just leaving the sleeve. They dress up the holes real nice. Also use tarp repair kits for making small sound holes. Hit your local…"
Nov 23, 2013
Ted Crocker replied to MZ-HANDYMAN's discussion TIPS ON FINDING CBG PARTS AND IDEAS
"Sweeeet find Tom!"
Nov 23, 2013
Tom Drommond replied to MZ-HANDYMAN's discussion TIPS ON FINDING CBG PARTS AND IDEAS
"My unexpected great find was a box of veneer scraps I bought on ebay.  I gave $10 or 15 total and got a 2 lbs of veneer pieces about this size. I still have over half of it left. I have used it for everything.  From bridge bases to…"
Nov 23, 2013
Pascal replied to MZ-HANDYMAN's discussion TIPS ON FINDING CBG PARTS AND IDEAS
"dumpsters :)"
Nov 22, 2013
Mike S replied to MZ-HANDYMAN's discussion TIPS ON FINDING CBG PARTS AND IDEAS
"I do most of my collection at the recycle shop at some dumps, bed head boards mainly, an excellent supply of mahogany, oak and some native (to NZ) woods. Cost is usually a couple of dollars tho the "FREE" heap is also worth a look for ones…"
Nov 16, 2013
Ted Crocker replied to MZ-HANDYMAN's discussion TIPS ON FINDING CBG PARTS AND IDEAS
"Good idea. I have these sandpaper rolls in various grits. I used spray adhesive to glue them to a piece of flat marble. Works great for sanding big flat surfaes like necks or fretboards.…"
Nov 14, 2013
Piht Bull replied to MZ-HANDYMAN's discussion TIPS ON FINDING CBG PARTS AND IDEAS
"ok this is my latist find im a dumpster diver so i needed a neck i went looking for a table leg and what i found was a bed box spring one with out the springs and hit gold . 22 3-4 string necks 2 2string necks and a few diddley bows . they do have…"
Nov 14, 2013
Gary T Nordby replied to MZ-HANDYMAN's discussion I have an outrageous idea! (Shhh it's a secret) in the group Winter 2013 Challenge
"Cellow's are cool I have made 4 mando cello's basically a big mandolin tuned like a cello go for it you will have fun with it and if you play mandolin you can play it it tunes in 5th like a violin or mandolin just a lot lower you can play…"
Nov 13, 2013
MZ-HANDYMAN replied to MZ-HANDYMAN's discussion TIPS ON FINDING CBG PARTS AND IDEAS
"Here is a shaping tip I notice a lot of you are using rasps to shape the necks. That's great but to sand them smooth, I use an old belt sander belt. Just cut it cross ways and sand like your buffing shoes This Brazillian Walnut "IPE"…"
Nov 13, 2013

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At 5:18pm on August 22, 2010, Ted Crocker said…
Come out, come out wherever you are!
At 6:34pm on July 5, 2010, Ted Crocker said…
Hi MZ-HANDYMAN, welcome to the Clubhouse!

The focus here is on all types of handmade instruments. There are many helpful builders and players here and lots of Groups to teach and learn. We welcome participation so don't be shy.

Have a look around, introduce yourself in My Name Is... and add yourself to the Member Map. There's an active Chat Room where you can ask questions, offer help or just talk about anything with some great folks.

Most of all Have Fun!
 
 
 

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