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PJ Pilkington
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry Harris May 22, 2013. 4 Replies

I keep looking and am getting overload.  Just built CBG no. 3  I think the frets are right,  but I am getting buzz from about the 5th down to the first fret!  What should the nut height and 12 fret…Continue

 

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Wichita Sam replied to PJ Pilkington's discussion Missing note? in the group Beginner Questions - ABCs
"If you're going to play this CBG using a slide, maybe you can leave things as is and just adjust the spacing using side markers at 3,5,7,9, 12, etc.  Many slide players like the strings a tad high, if they're not going to…"
May 25, 2014
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6 String Guitarist's Corner

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Feb 20, 2014
PJ Pilkington posted a status
"Is there any place on here that shows how to install a regular pickup? I have been searching, but no luck!"
Jan 19, 2014
PJ Pilkington left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Thanks Ted!  That was exactly what I was looking for!  From domestic would to exotic.  Great find! PJ"
Jan 8, 2014
Ted Crocker left a comment for PJ Pilkington
"Hi PJ, I get cool ¼" wood from rockler http://www.rockler.com/wood/exotic-lumber"
Jan 7, 2014
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Jan 6, 2014
PJ Pilkington commented on Ted Crocker's group ** VOTE HERE 'Garage Challenge'
"This was so hard to vote on!  They were all wonderful and show how ingenious everyone can be.   I think your all crazy. LOL  I would never have imagined such things until I joined this forum.  Now my head spins all the time.…"
Jan 5, 2014
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I am assuming we only vote for one!   This is going to be very hard as there are so many incredible entries.  I think everyone did an outstanding job!!   Gosh!!  It's overwhelming!  Got to think on this one!PJSee More
Jan 4, 2014
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** VOTE HERE 'Garage Challenge'

* Congratulations Pete Regen *              Winner of the    2013 'Garage Challenge' Voting ended Midnight Tuesday 1/21/14 *See poll results below, See entries below poll See more photos, videos and descriptions here.…See More
Jan 4, 2014
PJ Pilkington replied to Simon Stanbridge's discussion Ukulele Box Bass in the group Winter 2013 Challenge
"That looks really cool!!  Bet it sounds great also!"
Jan 2, 2014
PJ Pilkington replied to Simon Stanbridge's discussion Resonator Bukey. "Wok around the Clock" in the group Winter 2013 Challenge
"Now that is super cool.  Enjoyed the videos!  Sounds great! "
Jan 2, 2014
PJ Pilkington replied to Dylan "Ragpicker" Allen's discussion Fryin Bo in the group Winter 2013 Challenge
"Wowzers!!   When not in use as a guitar you can cook with it.   I hope you post some music with it.  Great job!"
Jan 2, 2014
PJ Pilkington replied to Ted Crocker's discussion Buddah/3 String acoustic CBG Crutch in the group Winter 2013 Challenge
"Now that's getting creative.  Rock'n out on stage with a crutch!!  LOL  Great job!"
Jan 2, 2014
PJ Pilkington replied to Ted Crocker's discussion Gary T Nordby/10 string, fanned fret mandocello in the group Winter 2013 Challenge
"Wow!  That's a beauty!"
Jan 2, 2014
PJ Pilkington replied to calim's discussion The Gardener- plant tub lap steel in the group Winter 2013 Challenge
"Sounds pretty cool!!   Great playing!!"
Jan 2, 2014
PJ Pilkington replied to Ted Crocker's discussion Doug Henderson/Whitman's Canjo in the group Winter 2013 Challenge
"Ha!!   Looks like she's already into the music!   Nice one!"
Jan 2, 2014

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Welcome to the Clubhouse! How did you hear about us?
From a friend. Mr2Kewl
What instruments are you building or playing?
I play guitar, bass, assorted other things, and I have just built my first CBG and working on my second one.

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At 7:29pm on January 7, 2014, Ted Crocker said…

Hi PJ, I get cool ¼" wood from rockler http://www.rockler.com/wood/exotic-lumber

At 4:47pm on May 14, 2013, Ted Crocker said…

I love the song you added - beautiful voice and nice playing, plus recorded well!

At 5:49am on April 22, 2013, mr2kewl said…

i know you're building a 3 stringer, but here's a 4 string bridge on eBay. if you're building a 3 stringer, you can always get a 6 string bridge and some angle aluminum and make 2 3 string bridges.

At 6:04pm on March 31, 2013, Ted Crocker said…

Hi PJ, welcome to the Handmade Music Clubhouse - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters (CBG HQ)!

The focus here is on all types of handmade instruments and music. There are lots of 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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