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Banjo for Buggn for a Cure care show raffle... Hope it make a dollar or two for the cause.. A ways to go yet before its done. back side is a VW hub cap
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Greg Bement replied to Greg Bement's discussion Advice on making a wooden banjo ring.... of sorts....LOL
"Quick pic of my progress, wondering if I should go ahead and put a piezeo pickup under the head?  If so should I attach it to the head under the bridge as usual?  "
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Michael J. Latoski commented on Michael J. Latoski's photo

4 string 24 3/4 scale

"Thanks ted .... that one sold in two days !"
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John Bradshaw left a comment for Mordacai Bondurant
"Hey Mordcai, Due to a computer fowl up, I lost my copy of your book.  Please check your records and see that I did buy one.  Would you please send me another copy, to replace the one I lost, or let me know if I have to buy…"
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jawbone replied to John Moore's discussion First CBG
"Niiizzzz Git !!!!! But that workshop is just a movie prop - right??? Far too tidy !!!! ;-) "
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Mark Stowe posted a video

"Ballad of the Swamp Monster" A Homemade Cigar Box Guitar Love Song

"Ballad of the Swamp Monster" A Homemade 3 string Cigar Box Guitar Love Song "Ballad of the Swamp Monster" on iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ballad...
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G.S. Monroe commented on Ted Crocker's group Handmade in Florida
"I'm still hanging around. We definitely need to have more activity in this group."
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Ted Crocker commented on Ted Crocker's album

Wiring Diagrams & Schematics

"Dennis, Is the 5th wire a ground to the base or pickup cover?  That would be a second ground.  The Guitarheads should have a red, green, white and black wire.  Connect white and red together, green is positive - connect to the pot or…"
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Ted Crocker left a comment for AGP
"Lots of great builds here, too many to comment on them all.  Folks should just hit the slideshow button and take it all in."
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Ice Bob commented on Ted Crocker's group Handmade in Florida
"how yall doing?"
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Ted Crocker commented on Bill Turner's photo

work in process

"This is awesome Bill!"
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Ted Crocker commented on Daryl's photo


"WOW Daryl!"
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Ted Crocker commented on Jim N.'s photo


"WOW Jim, that is great.  Lots to love"
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Ted Crocker commented on Ken Mayfield's photo

LongCohiba SE

"Very nice Ken"
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Ted Crocker commented on Keni Lee Burgess's video

Cigar Box Guitar Lesson - Mississippi Blues 2

"Another great one Keni!  Always very eye opening and full of tips and tricks. Thanks for posting!!"
13 hours ago




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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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    Advice on making a wooden banjo ring.... of sorts....LOL

    Started by Greg Bement. Last reply by Greg Bement 44 minutes ago. 26 Replies

    First CBG

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    Clubhouse Group Photo

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    Important Message FOR ALL Clubhouse Members

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    Setting Intonation on frettless cbg

    Started by rick harris. Last reply by rick harris Jun 30. 3 Replies

    Resonator baritone uke?

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    Neck Size

    Started by Jim "Jimbo's" Burt. Last reply by Wichita Sam Jun 29. 4 Replies

    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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