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Cigar Box Guitar #3: Finishing Touches

10-07-2012 07:21 PM by PittsburghTim | 4 comments »

I applied Danish Oil to both the box and the neck/fretboard before I assembled the guitar, but after I glued a few loose corners of the paper wrapper. After finishing, I began assembly. I inserted the neck through the box. Next, I drilled holes for the 1/4 inch jack and two potentiometers or pots. I installed the electronics and then closed the box. I drilled and countersunk two brass screws to hold the neck and box top firnly in place. I did not glue the box at this time as I was not overly confident that my soldering skills were perfect. Next, I installed the three tuning pegs and the strings, loosely at first. I slipped the brass screw for the nut and the bridge, made from a s...

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