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Ted Crocker left a comment for Berl McCluey
"Hi Berl, welcome to the Handmade Music Clubhouse - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters (CBG HQ)! The focus here is on all types of handmade instruments and music. There are lots of helpful builders and players here and lots of Groups to teach…"
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Berl McCluey is now a member of Handmade Music Clubhouse
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railroadDon posted photos
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my recording room

"sound booth is right between the upside down hanging guitars you can see the window,hey its small but it works just fine "
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Seppo O. Valjakka left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Thanks Ted, nice to be remembered."
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Ice Bob commented on Norbert Kochhan's video
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ppg - pewter plate guitar

"looks cool sound great"
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Kiwi Steve Mowat left a comment for Kirsten Macfarlane
"Look up "bezdez" on Ebay.com. he's a Canadian seller so you miss out on "only ships to 48 states""
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Lonesome Mike posted a song

 play new take 5

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Pete "Papa Bo" Turner commented on Randy S. Bretz's photo
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The Skulls....Ironwood burl rod bridge

"I'm a woodcarver & appreciate the fine work you've done. Never tried carving bone/antler."
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Randy S. Bretz commented on Randy S. Bretz's photo
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The Skulls....Ironwood burl rod bridge

"I started these doing more of these as an addition to my line of custom rod bridges, some will have 2 skulls and some will have just 1.   By the reaction I got from posting this one on my showcase face book page I could of sold it 20x…"
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Pete "Papa Bo" Turner left a comment for Sálongo Lee
"Welcome to the madness. Love to see some photos."
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Pete "Papa Bo" Turner commented on Randy S. Bretz's photo
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The Skulls....Ironwood burl rod bridge

"Excellent! Best bridge ever!"
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Randy S. Bretz commented on Darren 's photo
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Cool cat reso

"Yeah I have one on the bench for over a year...just can`t stop carving on it...lol"
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Randy S. Bretz commented on Randy S. Bretz's photo
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On the bench...carving a custom rod bridge

"Yeah hollowing out the bridge ends really gave it a hollow log look"
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Randy S. Bretz commented on railroadDon's photo
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yellow box 1

"I see the goodie box made it fine ...luv the look of this build Don."
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Randy S. Bretz commented on Randy S. Bretz's photo
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Randy S. Bretz commented on Randy S. Bretz's photo
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The Skulls....Ironwood burl rod bridge

"It`s carved from Ironwood burl and the skulls were carved from elk antler tips."
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Sálongo Lee posted a status
"I make Diddley Bows from found objects as functional art. Can I play; no but I'm teaching myself. I will post photos of my bows on 8/23/14"
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railroadDon posted photos
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Kirsten Macfarlane left a comment for Kiwi Steve Mowat
"Hi Steve, good to see another kiwi! I'm in in wellington, just started building CBG's (up to #7 I think). Anyway your builds look good awesome and any info on getting cheap guitar parts in NZ are most welcome! I use CB Gitty which works…"
yesterday

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Welcome to the Clubhouse!

CBG HQ - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters

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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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    Old 1920's Antique homemade instrument photos

    Started by J.J. Rango. Last reply by steve smith-- Dewy Dewtron Aug 11. 1 Reply

    Clubhouse Group Photo

    Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by rick harris Aug 6. 202 Replies

    First CBG

    Started by John Moore. Last reply by jawbone Jul 31. 6 Replies

    Important Message FOR ALL Clubhouse Members

    Started by J.J. Rango. Last reply by J.J. Rango Jul 8. 4 Replies

    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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    Biscuit tin

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

    In The Beginning:

    Posted by Peter Faris on August 8, 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

    Just joined

    Posted by Greg Tanner on July 2, 2014 at 6:09am 0 Comments

    New website

    Posted by Tony Davies on May 22, 2014 at 4:42pm 0 Comments

    Electric Spoon

    Posted by Tom Thompson on May 20, 2014 at 10:45pm 4 Comments

    Gourd Planting Season Is Upon Us

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

    An Introduction

    Posted by EarthLvr on May 11, 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments

    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

    Posted by Rick on January 27, 2014 at 7:00pm 1 Comment

    Homemade Wood Guitar Stand

    Posted by Rick "rocket" Moore on January 18, 2014 at 3:13am 1 Comment

    My first 2 weeks of pickup building

    Posted by Richey Kay on January 13, 2014 at 1:00am 4 Comments

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