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"Thanks Ted means a lot."
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"I am lucky that I got to see daily progress of this beauty! CLIP THE STRING ENDS!!!"
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"a shame it is firewood"
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Phil Howell left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Hi Ted, I’m building my first cbg. I have been an acoustic player, and this is my maiden voyage into electric guitars. It will be a fretted 4-string. In terms of pickups, I’m thinking about using and mag and a piezo under the assumption…"
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"I will build a two strings guitar like this with a metallic wine box that I have. I'm going to steal your idea. Thanks. Regards from Argentina. "
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"It´s a good idea!."
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John Sawyer replied to Wayfinder's discussion Hi everyone from Wayfinder-- My first post and first listing! : )
"Hey WF, long time no see... glad to see you're kicking them out.  Let us know how the Etsy goes!"
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"Turns out white = positive, red = ground + soldered to loose ground wire to help keep noisy hum down."
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"My guess is that red is positive, white is ground."
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John Sawyer replied to Dave Steingart's discussion String Retainer ideas
"If it's a neck-through design, you can screw down a picture hanger clip...   or use 2 flat-head screws, the trick is each screw needs to pull the string off to one side just a bit to keep the string from popping off..."
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"yes Mark shes got border collie in here,she just getting over surgery,another week she be chasing sticks again,god she loves to play just loves it,and likes rides in the Ford "
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Ted Crocker commented on Ted Crocker's group Clubhouse Tavern
"Seems a lot of the groups here haven't been used in a while.  Check out the Groups link, there's tons of helpful tips as well as useless posts.  Like this: "
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"Hi, Ted, got a question: i have a single coil pickup, for the neck, wiring to a 3-way switch. The wires from the pick up are red, white and loose ground? wires. I'm not used to anything more than black and white, so how do I wire this one? I…"
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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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    String Retainer ideas

    Started by Dave Steingart. Last reply by John Sawyer yesterday. 6 Replies

    How difficult to build dog bowl resonator ??

    Started by William Eledge. Last reply by Wayfinder on Friday. 2 Replies

    2nd & 3rd String Fret Buzz

    Started by Gary Barnes. Last reply by Wayfinder on Friday. 2 Replies

    Any interest in acrylic templates?

    Started by John Sawyer on Wednesday. 0 Replies

    The elusive 4P3T switch...

    Started by Cyrus. Last reply by Cyrus Aug 16. 5 Replies

    Nothin' but a PARTY!

    Started by Jawbone and Jolene. Last reply by Jawbone and Jolene Aug 4. 3 Replies

    First Resonator - need advice please!

    Started by Lex Luthier. Last reply by Lex Luthier Jul 26. 7 Replies

    Electric bowed Lyre/jouhikko?

    Started by Uku. Last reply by jaakko ryynanen Jul 12. 1 Reply

    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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    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

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