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Kent Wilkinson posted photos
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Gregory E. Payne commented on Gregory E. Payne's photo

Ebellishments 2 Serial 002 Cherry Build 006

"It's an Ebony Pen blank David. The way I make them nit might be closer to the truth ;)"
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railroadDon left a comment for rick harris
"bullet ends for markers,what you think of that.kind of cool eh"
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railroadDon left a comment for rick harris
"neck and fret board"
17 hours ago
Dan Thomas left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Thanks, Ted. Sorry I haven't been on line for awhile. But I AM still building. Getting ready to finish-up a Flying V cigar box guitar that's been on the back burner for a while. I keep starting projects and get side-tracked by other…"
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"Very nice, what is the body?"
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Marker dots installed.
George Mesheau commented on Randy S. Bretz's photo
Thom Allen left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Thank you kind sir for the Birthday Cake. "
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Keni Lee Burgess posted a video

Gravel Road Blues cover Cigar Box guitar / harmonica

written by Mississippi Fred McDowell
jim commented on k.n kadoogen's photo

Balai Lama Guitar

"Incredible work Kadoogen!"
c# merle commented on Randy S. Bretz's photo

On the bench

"epic job randy! man your one of the premier builders, love your style. haven't been around in a while but this is worth coming back for"
mr2kewl commented on k.n kadoogen's photo
BlueMoon Custom Guitars commented on railroadDon's video

who's dogs in Eegerts studo

"Great Music . I grew up in the 60's and 70's back when there was real Rock and Roll !"
BlueMoon Custom Guitars commented on railroadDon's video

Mell OHHH yell OHHH

"Thats My kind of Music Old heavy Rock ! NICE"
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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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    OMB album kickstarter project

    Started by Dylan "Ragpicker" Allen. Last reply by Ted Crocker on Wednesday. 1 Reply

    resonator CBG

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    Custom wiring 3 pickups

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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

    by Ted Crocker: Guitars & Gear



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    grounding of strings

    Posted by Norbert Kochhan on November 14, 2014 at 9:43am 2 Comments

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    In The Beginning:

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