Author Archives: ewashent

Scrap wood

When building a guitar or any project for that matter I set aside each piece of scrap wood until the project is done. I also gather up the sanding material dust to use as a filler should the need arise. … Continue reading

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Cutting Fret Slots

Just thought I would pass on this tip on cutting fret slots. The above picture shows what happens when you pull your fret saw up and out of your cut. The teeth will grab the edge of the top of … Continue reading

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Parts Organizers

Just thought I would share what I use as parts organizers. They are fishing tackle organizers with removable dividers. I bought these at Bass Pro, but I am sure any sporting goods store will carry similar cases. I find them … Continue reading

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Tuners

Something┬ámost builders forget to keep in stock is tuners with an assortment of shaft lengths. I was caught in this situation on my last build and it brought things to a halt pretty quickly. I was not in a position … Continue reading

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Ashton CBG #2

I decided to use some more exotic wood for the Ashton CBG build. I had picked up some Zebra wood that had some awesome grain structure and figured it wood make some killer cigar box guitar necks. I will post … Continue reading

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Ashton CBG

Here is some photo’s from my latest cigar box guitar build the Ashton CBG. I like these cigar boxes because they have a nice finish and the thickness and quality of wood is stellar, which makes for an awesome sounding … Continue reading

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Drill Bit Gauge

I should have included a drill bit gauge in the last post. It is in my opinion a drill bit gauge is another must have piece of equipment that makes your life so much easier. I am always reaching for … Continue reading

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Drill Index

I was making a couple custom amps this last weekend and realized how much I rely on my drill index. It is like the one pictured above and has both metric and imperial sizes. I find this to be most … Continue reading

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Why Infinity Jars

Why should I use Infinity Jars? As promised I thought everyone would be interested in some of the science behind what Infinity Jars are all about, here is what they have to say. “Infinity Jars are the premium solution for … Continue reading

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Infinity Jars

I was excited a couple weeks ago when a representative from Infinity Jars contacted me and inquired about working together to provide our customers and subscribers the highest quality glass storage containers on the market. This peaked my interest as … Continue reading

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