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Mark Lillo commented on Ice Bob's album

silverware box reso

"Nice job on you first one Bob. Look forward to seeing more of them."
10 hours ago
darryl.kernaghan left a comment for Paul Osagie Taylor Odiase
"welcome Paul,glad to accept"
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Ted Crocker commented on railroadDon's photo

mello yellow

"dont look mellow..."
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railroadDon posted a photo

mello yellow

mello my ass
15 hours ago
Ted Crocker commented on Ice Bob's album

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"ERRR Bob, its our shop..."
15 hours ago
Gary T Nordby replied to Mike Crane's discussion Could this be FLOATING ART in the group Art Gallery
"That is cool floating art for sure :)"
16 hours ago
Ice Bob commented on Ice Bob's album

silverware box reso

"thanks again Ted"
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Ice Bob posted photos
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Kent Wilkinson commented on Termoking's photo
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rick harris commented on railroadDon's photo

my recording room

"id say its jam time break out that cbg and share the music"
19 hours ago
Ted Crocker replied to Tom Petry's discussion My entry to the METAL! - Summer 2014 Builders Challenge in the group METAL! - Summer 2014 Builders Challenge
"That is awesome Tom, great build, especially a first! Daniel, maybe you clicked the button to Attach Files, that will just list a link to the photo.  To post them in a window here, you click the little icon for a photo, this one: "
19 hours ago
Tom Petry replied to Tom Petry's discussion My entry to the METAL! - Summer 2014 Builders Challenge in the group METAL! - Summer 2014 Builders Challenge
"Hi Dan, Just uploaded jpg's from my computer. Don't know what is preventing your viewing as I see the pictures."
19 hours ago
Daniel Walter left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Thank you Ted! I have one of my favorite metal guitars for your builders challenge. weighs a "ton"."
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Pascal joined Ted Crocker's group
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J.J. Rango commented on Gregory E. Payne's photo
Daniel Walter replied to Tom Petry's discussion My entry to the METAL! - Summer 2014 Builders Challenge in the group METAL! - Summer 2014 Builders Challenge
"Hi Tom--- Maybe you can answer this? What kind of file did you upload so it shows in the blog? The .jpg's dont show up, just as a list. Really nice work by the way. thanks, Dan"
Daniel Walter left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Hi Ted---maybe I posted my message in the wrong place? Hi Ted, Daniel Walter here again, hoping you could answer a couple questions. 1, does it matter if your wires are longer than they need to be?, and 2, related, does it matter if you go from a…"
Gregory E. Payne posted photos
Christopher replied to Randy S. Bretz's discussion Minature Cgb Gits, Ukes, Banjo`s, Dulci`s......... in the group Art Gallery
"Wow these are fantastic !!"




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    Neck Size

    Started by Jim "Jimbo's" Burt. Last reply by Gregory E. Payne yesterday. 5 Replies

    First CBG

    Started by John Moore. Last reply by Greg Bement Sep 4. 7 Replies

    Custom wiring 3 pickups

    Started by C Storms Sep 4. 0 Replies

    Clubhouse Group Photo

    Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Digger Tozzi Sep 3. 203 Replies

    Old 1920's Antique homemade instrument photos

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

    Setting Intonation on frettless cbg

    Started by rick harris. Last reply by rick harris Jun 30. 3 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

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