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Jim N. commented on buzzboxguitars's video
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Ted Crocker commented on buzzboxguitars's video
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Fretted Guitar Riff

"Great job Mark!!"
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edmond martel left a comment for Fred Grover
"Happy birthday Fred . Its interesting we share a lot of likes"
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buzzboxguitars posted a video

Fretted Guitar Riff

Standard G tuning on fretted three string Buzz Box Guitar. Capo on second fret, in key of A.
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Jim N. commented on Chuck Mallory's photo
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Soprano Uke 01

"You bet! Love the dimensions, the whole look!"
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Ted Crocker commented on Chuck Mallory's photo
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Soprano Uke 01

"I love this little guy!"
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La Antiguedad 02

"Great box Chuck, plus lots of nice details!"
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Hope Chest 02

"Very cool Chuck!"
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Ted Crocker commented on Bjørn Houdorf's video
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Fele DIY

"Excellent, I love this!!  Really imaginative build."
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fele01

"This is awesome Bjorn!!!"
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Kevin W Flaterud left a comment for Kevin W Flaterud
"Thank You"
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Bjørn Houdorf posted photos
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Bjørn Houdorf posted a video

Fele DIY

Homemade fele with torsion tuning system and played with a flowerstick.
Tuesday
Danny Gordon commented on Danny Gordon's blog post string tension or fretting issues
"Thanks Ted. I did use strings 3,4,and 5, I will double check the distance again. Thanks for your help"
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Jim N. commented on Jim N.'s photo
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The Curse of Lono!

"Oops. The quick "17 second lesson" has been deleted from youtube. Ah, well... this should do the job: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PMo2C8htX8"
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Ted Crocker commented on Danny Gordon's photo
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3 string cigar box guitar

"Very cool Danny!!!"
Monday
Ted Crocker commented on Danny Gordon's blog post string tension or fretting issues
"Danny, seeing that it's fretted, the bridge has to be in a precise spot.  It should be the same distance from the 12th fret as the nut is from the 12th fret.  You said 25" scale, so 12th fret should be at 12.5" from both nut…"
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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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    FlatCat 440...

    Started by Wayfinder. Last reply by Wayfinder Apr 10. 2 Replies

    "Third Thumb" tuning, by IaNerd

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    Fender Mustant I Modeling Amp

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    set of many string gauges?

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    bridge

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    Alternative wood Weissenborn style guitars

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    I WAS LAUGHING AT FIRST, the PISSED AFTER:)

    Started by Kanan Christ. Last reply by Wayfinder Feb 17. 1 Reply

    Ted Crocker, inventor of the Cigar Box Guitar

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    Searching for brass or copper resonator cones

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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

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    Guitars4Vets Lesson.

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    NO PICTURE!!!!!!

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    Other places to find me

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    Guitars 4 Vets.

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    Documenting my first builds.

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    Recycling wood

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