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RIGuitars commented on Andrew Hanrahan's photo

Green guitar closeup

"That is a little it gorgeous."
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Green guitar front

"Super work, Andrew."
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Gustavo Casado replied to Ted Crocker's discussion WARNING -don't watch this vid if you ever think you'll be a guitar player. Derek Trucks at 13 years old - plus more growing up
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"Thanks Ted. Yes sorry I abandoned you. Had so much sh*t to deal with over last few years and this just went right on the backburner. Nice to know you guys are still around though. Maybe I should start dropping in here again. I haven't built any…"
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ted angus need haircut

"that guy needs a hair cut....and that dog with glasses could use one too!"
RIGuitars commented on Ted Crocker's photo

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"The bird is going to get jealous. "
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Konesilta bass

"Gorgeous looking build!!!  "
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Art Gallery

How bout a group for the pieces of artwork we create....Other than our instruments of course!
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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

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    Documenting my first builds.

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