I am making a license plate / sign guitar with the sign being 12"X 9" celebrating the Irish heritage of a friend. The bridge I am using came from Gitty. My mind took a vacation and I spaced the…Continue
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I have built six so far. two license plates, 1 using a Humidor mag pup, one using a piezo pu (my first), a Seahawks lic plate with piezo and now trying to finish a one string bass (diddley bow) using a Gitty bass pu parralel to the bass D string. I play the flat wound Humidor three string made of birds eye maple and the diddley bow with a glass slide and 13 inch piece of bamboo. Besides the D-bow I am working on a four string with a Gitty mag pup and hard tail bridge.
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Welcome to the clubhouse. I live on Whidbey Island so it looks like you and I are neighbors, kinda.
I've built 3 CBGs. The first 2 were gifts to my grandsons. My most recent build was a license plate resonator that I plan to keep for myself. Building these little guys helped bring me out of a depression too (I read your "Hello, my name is..."). So it seems we have a couple of things in common.
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