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Cigarbox Henri left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Thanks for that nice guitar pie on my page that I got from you because of my birthday yesterday! :) // Cigarbox Henri"
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Soulcatcher & his DooFa Diddley added a discussion to the group British Invasion

T`up North Roots Music Fest May 16th 2015

If you would like to perform  at 'T 'Up North' Festival, Please let…See More
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"Thanks Ted."
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Bio Hazard Ukulele

This is my attempt to build a Bad Ass Ukulele.I think "Bad Ass Ukulele" may be an oxymoron.
mr2kewl commented on martin baker's photo

music corner

"that's a nice herd of gits!!!"
rick harris commented on Gregory E. Payne's photo

Swamp Neck 004

"break out the slide and jam it awesome build"
Gregory E. Payne posted photos
Mark Lillo posted a photo

#75 Teardrop lap guitar

Top cut out,time for bracing.
martin baker posted photos
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"Leonardo II"
George Mesheau commented on George Mesheau's photo


"Few Pics of Build # 3.. for a friend (if she approves) lol   just finished this week... "
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"Few photos of my Blue Robot amp.. just finished this week..fun"
G.S. Monroe commented on G.S. Monroe's video

The Dragonslayer Triple Octave Diddley Bo

"The string set is; .042w (D2), .020w (D3), & .010p (D4) "
darryl.kernaghan posted a photo


my 1st attempt at a flat pup,sounds great,but i've got a bit to learn about mounting and hooking up the wiring,looks ordinary
Bear Peterson commented on G.S. Monroe's video

The Dragonslayer Triple Octave Diddley Bo

"Nice! What strings are you using on that?"
rick harris commented on railroadDon's video

black and tan build

"some kick ass sweet jam Don great build"
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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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    Lowe Bow

    Started by Brent Godfrey. Last reply by Brent Godfrey on Friday. 2 Replies

    best 4 strings

    Started by don jensen. Last reply by don jensen on Thursday. 7 Replies

    Cigar Box Guitar ~ THE MOVIE ~ Details Here

    Started by J.J. Rango. Last reply by rick harris Jan 9. 1 Reply

    Low Cost Builds

    Started by Pete "Papa Bo" Turner. Last reply by Crow Dec 31, 2014. 11 Replies

    internal amps

    Started by val kobrin. Last reply by val kobrin Dec 24, 2014. 2 Replies

    resonator CBG

    Started by Peter Hendley. Last reply by Ice Bob Dec 20, 2014. 5 Replies

    Clubhouse Group Photo

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    spanish ceddar vs. mahogony

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    OMB album kickstarter project

    Started by Dylan "Ragpicker" Allen. Last reply by Ted Crocker Nov 19, 2014. 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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    Blog Posts

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    The First One

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    My CBG Journey

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    grounding of strings

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    ...live performances!

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    gdg chords and scales

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    In The Beginning:

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