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Jim Tupper commented on Jim Tupper's photo
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Dog bowl resonator

"No..Just the one pickup..Next time I do one of these I will try a piezo underneath the bowl..Might sound kinda good..Thanks"
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thomas brienza commented on Jim Tupper's photo
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Dog bowl resonator

"nice , do have a pickup under the sadle to "
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Tim LaFave commented on Tim LaFave's video
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"Banjo My Way"

"Thanks, Mark :)"
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Mark Lillo commented on Tim LaFave's video
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Mark Lillo commented on Tim LaFave's video
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"Banjo My Way"

"Nice job Tim"
7 hours ago
Ted Crocker replied to Ted Crocker's discussion Fretting Tips, Tricks & Supplies in the group Ted's Mad Scientist Lab
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Jim Tupper posted photos
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J.J. Rango posted a video

ZZ Top~Billy Gibbons Cigar Box Guitar song - Resonator recording of Ry Coder's Billy The Kid

Here is the song from Marc Maron's podcast interview of Billy Gibbon's play a cigar box resonator guitar. What a great sound and tone!!!!!
16 hours ago
J.J. Rango commented on Jim Tupper's photo
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"Looking good Jim!!!! I am still headed out west...just so dang hard to get the cash...Its like 2 steps forward one step back...but I will be out that way 2015 or bust!"
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Jim Tupper commented on Jim Tupper's photo
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"This is my latest build..Using a large dog bowl turned upside down for the resonator..Then a couple of sink drain covers for the sound holes.."
16 hours ago
Jim Tupper replied to William Eledge's discussion How difficult to build dog bowl resonator ??
"HI Bill..Not difficult at all..Just cut the right size hole , sink in the dog bowl upside down, drill a few holes and screw it down to your home made body and wa la..You have a dog bowl resonator..I will post a picture of the one I just got done…"
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Cigarbox Henri posted photos
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"Abbaye Cistercienne" Cheese-box Classical Acoustic Guitar

"Fretting is not my favorite part Tim, good job"
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Keith Stanford joined Ted Crocker's group
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Reso Nation

Resonators in all shapes, sizes & materialsSee More
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Tim LaFave commented on Tim LaFave's photo
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Tim LaFave commented on Tim LaFave's photo
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"Abbaye Cistercienne" Cheese-box Classical Acoustic Guitar

"Thanks, Cynthia; been working extra hard to get my stock up for an upcoming show. Not sure what that is, when stuck for fret ratios, I follow something called the "Rule of 18". See my blog on it to understand how it works. Glad you like…"
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Cynthia Davidson commented on Tim LaFave's photo
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"Abbaye Cistercienne" Cheese-box Classical Acoustic Guitar

"Do you ever sleep?  The creativity and execution is savant. Your sharing is totally appreciated by this "pre-schooler" ( a member with 15 builds calls himself beginner) The time you take to photo the process is an enormous gift. Im…"
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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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    How difficult to build dog bowl resonator ??

    Started by William Eledge. Last reply by Jim Tupper 17 hours ago. 1 Reply

    Nothin' but a PARTY!

    Started by Jawbone and Jolene. Last reply by Jawbone and Jolene Jun 29. 2 Replies

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    latest build..

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    grown men being childish

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    Amp got da buzz

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    Bass pick up??

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    CBG build questions.

    Started by mark koepsel. Last reply by Ted Crocker Jun 1. 13 Replies

    installing a magnetic pickup

    Started by Dave Steingart. Last reply by Jonesy May 24. 10 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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    Recycling wood

    Posted by Alan Garrett on June 29, 2015 at 5:30pm 1 Comment

    Fret-slotting jig

    Posted by Alan Garrett on June 26, 2015 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

    The Woman I Love.

    Posted by billy jones bluez on May 25, 2015 at 3:26pm 0 Comments

    Close-up of butt end.

    Posted by Gregory Einar Turner on March 14, 2015 at 10:54pm 0 Comments

    help

    Posted by peter cooper on March 7, 2015 at 3:35am 2 Comments

    Blueprint Completed.

    Posted by Gregory Einar Turner on March 1, 2015 at 2:00am 0 Comments

    First time build

    Posted by Brent Kasl on February 1, 2015 at 3:09pm 13 Comments

    ...live performances!

    Posted by billy jones bluez on September 24, 2014 at 12:32am 1 Comment

    pedal board obsession for CBG

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