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"I'm sitting here watching Tinyguitar videos and wondering is that a diatonic scale he's using?"
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Reso Nation

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Hello my name is..

Hi there musical folks,My name is Jord and i am from a place across the pond.The Netherlands to be exact.Town is called Enkhuizen.At the moment i am having a go at my first cbg.It will have a resonator made of an old water kettle and sport a wopping…See More
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The Clubhouse is a community of friends. Introduce yourself and lets get to know a little about each other.See More
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"Hi Ted, Nice place we have got here. Thnks for accepting my ugly face. I am currently having a go at building a 3 string cigar ( wine box really) box guitar. Its a resonator plus humbucker. It should sound good, strung up a string some time ago and…"
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"Beautiful! The prettiest neck on the 'net!"
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Gregory Einar Turner commented on rick harris's photo


"And when you're finished you have a handsome instrument. Or should I say pretty? "
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"First you attach the neck, then you paint it... "
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"Today we're going to make a See and Say guitar."
Gregory Einar Turner posted a blog post

Blueprint Completed.

I'm going to put images here of the blueprints. I took the photos and just have to upload them. I bought all the hardware too. Just thinking now if I didn't want to use laminate and was going to use iron, brass, or aluminum reinforcing bars how…See More
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"Great idea! And the cow sais MOOOOOOO! "
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Shane Hopkins commented on Ted Crocker's blog post Building the Hot Rod Guitar
"One of your best builds I think Ted, nice demo video too. What have you been up to lately? "
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"Ted, Thanks for the B-day cake.A nice way to wakeup."
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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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    Cigar Box Guitar ~ THE MOVIE ~ Details Here

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    Low Cost Builds

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    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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    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

    Posted by Ice Bob on August 27, 2014 at 9:11pm 5 Comments

    gdg chords and scales

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    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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