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"Thanks bro. I am honored to be your friend and really enjoy talking to you about stuff."
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Gene Jaimez 'Concrete And Steel'

"Great song Gene!  Looks like you have some cool gear."
Keren Shteimberg replied to Keren Shteimberg's discussion Introducing Myself in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"Hi again,  Thank you Ted !  I am glad to read that you and your good friend liked  it :-) Sorry about the broken link . I'll make it open to the  public.. or / in case...see the attachment picture [Type of…"
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the new winter hang out

"Bit more comfortable than last year Rail, doing a good job there  "
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Ted Crocker replied to Keren Shteimberg's discussion Introducing Myself in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"WOW Keren, very cool.  I really love your music, very relaxing and at the same time makes me want to get up and do something - hard to explain.  Thanks for posting.  Have any vids?? The xylophone link from Google Drive didn't…"
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"Keren, very interesting music on your FB page.  Do you play every instrument?  HAAAAA, I actually laid on the floor with Angus (my dog) and listened to your cool stuff, very relaxing... !!!  Angus:  "
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"Thanks for the feedback. This is Very interesting site"
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Introducing Myself

Hi ,My name is Keren and I love music . A few years ago I discovered I had a good ability of hearing and decided to do something with it. I Invited you to join and discover tones of improvisation of sounds on Latin genre and others ..…See More
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The Clubhouse is a community of friends. Introduce yourself and lets get to know a little about each other.See More
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CBG HQ - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters

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We're creating cigar box guitars, diddley bows, ukes, banjos, canjos, kalimbas, mandolins, fiddles, dulcimers, washtub basses, stompers, drums, flutes and all types of instruments, noisemakers & amps in our shops, garages and on kitchen tables using everyday objects. Join the Handmade Music Clubhouse Orchestra...


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There are a lot of friendly, helpful people here happy to answer any questions and offer advice on building and playing. The Clubhouse features can be confusing, check out the Site Roadmap and FAQ section. Confused? Just ask!  Open the Jukebox in a new window, resize it, and listen to music from our members.

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    Thanks Randy!

    Original hand carved art by Randy S Bretz crafted as a shopwarming gift for the new Crocker Guitars location. Randy makes awesome instruments, bone slides, noters, picks and hand carved art pieces. See more on his page.

    Handmade Music Clubhouse - Established November 20, 2009

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