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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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    tab app in development

    Started by jeff weins Apr 7. 0 Replies

    Hi all... some builds and a question...

    Started by Eric Kasten. Last reply by Ted Crocker Apr 1. 8 Replies

    My Amp Hums

    Started by RIGuitars. Last reply by Ted Crocker Apr 1. 3 Replies

    Latest 3 string CBG

    Started by Eric Kasten. Last reply by Eric Kasten Mar 30. 7 Replies

    acoustic verses electric strings

    Started by martin baker. Last reply by martin baker Mar 27. 2 Replies

    Chapman Stick

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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.

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    Florida shop 3 - before

    Posted by Ted Crocker on April 13, 2014 at 10:00pm 5 Comments

    Cardboard instruments

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    cigarbox heaven

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    Posted by Rick on January 28, 2014 at 5:30pm 2 Comments

    Cigar Boxes

    Posted by Rick on January 27, 2014 at 7:00pm 1 Comment

    Homemade Wood Guitar Stand

    Posted by Rick "rocket" Moore on January 18, 2014 at 3:13am 1 Comment

    My first 2 weeks of pickup building

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    My first amp build

    Posted by Rick on December 28, 2013 at 4:49pm 3 Comments

    Bass dulcis

    Posted by David Beede on December 12, 2013 at 5:36pm 2 Comments

    violin history and tecnology

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    Quality Street tin sound

    Posted by bruce white on December 2, 2013 at 3:00pm 2 Comments

    Tin bottom beating to resonator shape

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