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Jim Frets - How To Build videos

Many of us remember when Jim Frets (Jim Farris) was active in the CBG building community many years ago. He produced a number of very informative how-to build videos.See More
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A home for Ted TV & CBG TV featuring live broadcasts and video covering building tips and live music from various artists.
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Pocket fiddle

"Awesome!  Crabapple, thats a new one for me.  Great job on the bow too. And case, reminds me of a jacket I had in the 70s.  Have a close up of the tailpiece and fine tuners?  And scroll?"
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Musical Gourds

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Lapsteel washboard replied to Keith Stanford's discussion Thumb and Finger Picks = to use, or not to use? in the group CBG Playing for Dummies
"Try both bare fingertips and 2 metal fingerpicks and a plastic thumb pick. See which you like better! Fingerpicks take some getting used to but once you are used to them, watch out! You will have a much wider range of volume and tone control at your…"
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Texas Rattler builds

"nice.,.,I always thought these made great jewlery boxes.,,or is this a faux camacho ?? bet it sounds great.,,."
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"dude you always build the nicest stuff.,.,been following you on Ebay for years.,,.keep up the good work.,.,.;)"
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Texas Rattler builds

"looking good.,.,my what a large transformer you have.,.,LOL"
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Texas Rattler builds

"oh yeah .,.,the dirtier the better.,.,"
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Texas Rattler builds

"Ted I gotta tell ya I love these amp builds .,.,they look mighty desirable .,.,do these boxes come from the craft store ??"
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6 string CBG

"yeah buddy that is a nice build and you do need more bracing.,,.over time it will fold without lengthwise braces.,.,still a great job.,.!!"
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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

    by Ted Crocker: Guitars & Gear

     
     
     

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    Guitars4Vets Lesson.

    Posted by Peter Faris on May 27, 2016 at 1:30pm 1 Comment

    NO PICTURE!!!!!!

    Posted by Peter Faris on May 23, 2016 at 1:02pm 1 Comment

    Guitars4Vets

    Posted by Peter Faris on May 23, 2016 at 12:44pm 0 Comments

    2 pickups 2 volume pots

    Posted by jeff weins on March 20, 2016 at 11:30pm 1 Comment

    Another Project

    Posted by Bill Baker on March 9, 2016 at 6:11pm 1 Comment

    First 5 keys for portative organ

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    Bonjour !!!!

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    Other places to find me

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    Guitars 4 Vets.

    Posted by Peter Faris on November 6, 2015 at 11:42am 1 Comment

    Documenting my first builds.

    Posted by Hollywood on October 13, 2015 at 1:30am 8 Comments

    Recycling wood

    Posted by Alan Garrett on June 29, 2015 at 5:30pm 2 Comments

    Fret-slotting jig

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    The Woman I Love.

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