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Ted Crocker commented on Alex's photo

Violin Cigar Box 3 Strings 3

"A real beauty Alex!"
1 hour ago
Ted Crocker commented on Alex's photo

CookieCaster Telebox

"WOW Alex, this is awesome!  Can you tell us about the bridge & cone please?"
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Alex posted photos
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Bill J Canada commented on Ted Crocker's photo

Lap Dancer

"A very interesting build. would love to hear it.  "
6 hours ago
Alex is now a member of Handmade Music Clubhouse
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Ted Crocker posted a photo

Stonehenge 7 string humbucker/Stone 3

Stonehenge 7 string humbucker and Stonehenge 3 for a client building a stereo guitar.
6 hours ago
Mark Duncan posted photos
10 hours ago
Mark Duncan replied to Mark Duncan's discussion Mini Amp help in the group These Amps Go To Eleven!
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Anthony Leslie commented on Lane Martin's photo

Soprano CBU

"Wow very detailed clean!"
13 hours ago
Jim Tupper posted a status
"This is my latest build..#225..It is a 4 string banjo using a vintage metal oil sign for the pad..Two piezo's .."
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Jim Tupper posted photos
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Bobby Fields joined Ted Crocker's group

Banjo Jamboree

Banjos: History, Building and Playing
Matt Borax left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Hey thanks for letting me inside!  Cozy in here. ;)  Looking forward to connecting with you all. Cheers!"
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David Clewell left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Thanks for the birthday wishes. "
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Belfast Guy commented on Lane Martin's photo

Soprano CBU

"The real deal - nice instrument!"
Belfast Guy commented on RIGuitars's photo

Double Barrel Ukulele

"Sweet! Would like to see the finished article"
jim replied to Jonesy's discussion Fingerboard Restoration
"Them old fret jobs were all leveled on a belt sander it seems, best to refret after a board leveling.  "




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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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    Fingerboard Restoration

    Started by Jonesy. Last reply by jim on Monday. 5 Replies

    P-Bass pickups in a CGB

    Started by Lex Luthier. Last reply by Ted Crocker Jan 25. 1 Reply

    bass pickups sanity check

    Started by murrayatuptown. Last reply by murrayatuptown Jan 2. 11 Replies

    Holiday Tunes

    Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by calim Dec 22, 2015. 121 Replies

    Clubhouse Members' Homemade Holiday Music Vids

    Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Ted Crocker Dec 20, 2015. 39 Replies

    Clubhouse Group Photo

    Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Cliff Hill Dec 2, 2015. 221 Replies

    It seems like I need another answer.

    Started by Bobby Fields. Last reply by Bobby Fields Dec 2, 2015. 9 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

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