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"This is a picture of Walter Trout and me at Famous Dave's BBQ bar and grill, Downtown Minneapolis, Mn. Gettin back to making CBG's"
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"Appreciate the birthday cake. I still have my chapman stick with strings on the back of the neck in the pipe line. It's in Bali but it's coming to Santa Fe where I have moved recently. I've also ordered a custom made double neck…"
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"Wow Tom, small world.  Ice Bob is at my shop all the time.  He runs a jam here every Sunday.  We had 5 of us jamming last night.  Bob still has the barber shop."
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"Thanks Ted! I haven't been here in a while...looks like I've got a lot of catching up to do. I didn't know you lived in Stuart. My folks live down there in fact IceBob used to be my dad's barber. Small world!"
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"Thanks KN...It was my first try at a lap steel...It was a fun build.."
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"Hi Ralph, greetings from New Zealand.  I mainly use recycled bed heads for necks, They are a great source of mahogany, english oak and a couple of others endemic to nz you probably don't have.  just (if you have one) set your table…"
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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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    Cbg stickers

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    Tone for CBG "Stomp Box"

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    CNC Routers

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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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