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"can I break it in please"
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rick harris replied to rick harris's discussion Magnets for pick ups in the group Pickups & Wiring
"wow you guys rock thank you for the feed back the .250 is planning steps ,3 string fretless build thanks guys"
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Finished Very Cherry Monster CBG Body 001

"Finished for shipping 3.25 pounds, even with the 3/8 soundboard. Upper bracing is close grain Walnut, the sound board is to be screwed down "
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Jack Hoagland replied to rick harris's discussion Magnets for pick ups in the group Pickups & Wiring
"That's partially but not entirely accurate. Strat pickups do have staggered magnet heights but they do not match the curvature of the strings, Strat magnet heights are as follows: E, A, & E = .671"  D & G = .710" B =…"
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Skeesix replied to rick harris's discussion Magnets for pick ups in the group Pickups & Wiring
"Assuming you're making three or four pole pickups, as a starting point, try some .195 diameter magnets, A5 strength. The Strat sets have staggered magnets of different heights to match the curvature of the strings and emphasize or de-emphasize…"
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mr2kewl commented on Ted Crocker's photo
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"that looks like it will be killer kewl when it's done!!!"
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jim commented on martin baker's video
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"Fantastic! "
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martin baker commented on martin baker's video
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"Or , you gotta move the toast!"
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Harrison Withers commented on Ted Crocker's photo
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"looks awesome ted, great to see you doing another full custom!"
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Tom Petry replied to Ted Crocker's discussion Banjolet in the group METAL! - Summer 2014 Builders Challenge
"Nice one Ted. It has a good vintage feel to it."
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Ted Crocker added a discussion to the group METAL! - Summer 2014 Builders Challenge
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Chevro

I almost forgot to add mine. I'm still setting up after moving, moving sucks.I do not want to ever move again...Here's my Chevrolet Hubcap Banjolet Instrument.- - - - - - - - - - - Might take me a while to set up a vote page, copy/paste EVERYONE'S…See More
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Kashmir on a 2 string Electric Canjo

The 2 string Electric Canjo, chromatic frets, Tuned D A
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Kentucky bpcr 2014 038

"3/8 Sound board...1/8 back, braced. Roughly 15 x 10 inch."
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"all looking good here"
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CBG HQ - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters

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2014 Summer Builders Challenge

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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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    resonator CBG

    Started by Peter Hendley. Last reply by Peter Hendley on Sunday. 4 Replies

    spanish ceddar vs. mahogony

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    Neck Size

    Started by Jim "Jimbo's" Burt. Last reply by John Bradshaw Sep 20. 6 Replies

    First CBG

    Started by John Moore. Last reply by Greg Bement Sep 4. 7 Replies

    Custom wiring 3 pickups

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    Clubhouse Group Photo

    Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Digger Tozzi Sep 3. 203 Replies

    Old 1920's Antique homemade instrument photos

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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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    ...live performances!

    Posted by billy jones bluez on September 24, 2014 at 12:32am 0 Comments

    pedal board obsession for CBG

    Posted by Ice Bob on August 27, 2014 at 9:11pm 1 Comment

    gdg chords and scales

    Posted by jeff weins on August 26, 2014 at 5:23pm 1 Comment

    Biscuit tin

    Posted by buzzbox on August 15, 2014 at 5:28am 1 Comment

    In The Beginning:

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    Just joined

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    New website

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    Electric Spoon

    Posted by Tom Thompson on May 20, 2014 at 10:45pm 3 Comments

    Gourd Planting Season Is Upon Us

    Posted by EarthLvr on May 13, 2014 at 7:30am 1 Comment

    An Introduction

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    Florida shop 3 - before

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

    Cardboard instruments

    Posted by deedee on March 8, 2014 at 5:37am 0 Comments

    cigarbox heaven

    Posted by john keith bean on February 4, 2014 at 11:05am 0 Comments

    CBG #3

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

    Cigar Boxes

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