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Build Your Own Cordless Amp / Preamp-- Easily!

Well, relatively easily.  It's like making a CBG, but simpler.Photo is at the end of this article.     CBG players often wish to have amps that look and sound as unique as our instruments.  There are lots of ways to build amps.  Some have near zero…See More
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Ted Crocker replied to Cyrus's discussion The elusive 4P3T switch...
"That link didn't work. Be consistent with the colors.   The only difference with using 2 bridge pickups occurs when they are single coil.  Singles for the same guitar bridge/neck are usually wired in reverse and also they switch…"
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"Phil, I combine mag and piezo a lot.  I recomment a volume & tone for the mag and volume for the piezo and a 3 way switch to completely remove the piezo from the circuit.  Of course I recommend a 4 pole Crocker DownUnder pickup!…"
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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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    First Resonator - need advice please!

    Started by Lex Luthier. Last reply by Wayfinder 14 hours ago. 9 Replies

    The elusive 4P3T switch...

    Started by Cyrus. Last reply by Cyrus 16 hours ago. 8 Replies

    String Retainer ideas

    Started by Dave Steingart. Last reply by John Sawyer on Saturday. 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

    Nothin' but a PARTY!

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

    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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