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Mono verses stereo

is there a difference in the sound you get by having one or the other is so explain to me please 

Started by rick harris

1 Oct 7, 2015
Reply by Wayfinder

Nut Material

By using one or the other as in bone,wood, bolt, for a nut is there any difference in sound that comes by using different material?

Started by rick harris

1 Jun 15, 2014
Reply by Mike S

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

7 May 25, 2014
Reply by rick harris

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

9 May 22, 2014
Reply by rick harris

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

4 Sep 6, 2013
Reply by Donald Cermack

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


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