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"Hi Ted. This amp is the result of an idea I had through my dealing with Guitar Fuel, which is where I get my electronics and speakers. They really liked the single speaker combo amps I made so one order they sent me an extra speaker and asked me to…"
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Octave Mandola

"Looking good greg!"
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Thrift store find!!!

"I have the same box, the inside is a lot nicer.  Great find.  I'm thinking a stand up bass."
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Uke-Jig2

"Awesome Dan!"
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Cuban Honey CBG (1)

"A real beauty Ken!"
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Look who Plays a CBG

"Coool! You forgot a few Johnny Winter Keb Mo Jack White Nils Lofgren WC Fields The Edge Robert Plant "
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"Awesome Poppy!  Tell us about the amp..."
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2 roughed out, 1 to go

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Robert Dawkins replied to Robert Dawkins's discussion Rob from Florida in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"Thanks for the info, GS! And that's one purty Unitar you've got there! Rob"
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G.S. Monroe replied to Robert Dawkins's discussion Rob from Florida in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"I found some research on Wikipedia that in the 1940's on Burbon Street the Blues Players called them "Unitars". If a 1 wheel bicycle is a unicycle, then a 1 string guitar is a Unitar. "
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Robert Dawkins replied to Robert Dawkins's discussion Rob from Florida in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"Thanks, fellas....it's good to know I've got some local support. :) I do have a beginner's question, though: I noticed a lot of DB's are the lap-style, plank models, but I'm going to build mine more like a CBG....is there a…"
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"Thanks Ted!"
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G.S. Monroe replied to Robert Dawkins's discussion Rob from Florida in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"Welcome "Rob from Florida", I'm Greg, from Lakeland. Nice to have another CBG guy in the State. Our numbers are growing. If you have any questions, either me or Mike will be happy to help."
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mike miller replied to Robert Dawkins's discussion Rob from Florida in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"hey rob from fl. this is mike from fl. Jacksonville area. glad your here. Let me predict you gonna have a lot of fun with this weird hobby(business for some) .the best thing you can do is look at the photos on this site .and ask questions . these…"
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"It's fun to branch out and try your hand at bending. It will open up a new variety of instruments you can build. Good luck Dan. I look forward to seeing the finished uke."
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Rob from Florida

Hello all...I'm Rob, from Florida, in the good ol' U.S.A..I've always loved music, but especially the Delta blues. I have always wanted to learn to play it; but on period instruments, as I don't have the financial wherewithal to afford fancy guitars…See More
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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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    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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    Posted by Ted Crocker on April 13, 2014 at 10:00pm 7 Comments

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    Cigar Boxes

    Posted by Rick on January 27, 2014 at 7:00pm 1 Comment

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    My first 2 weeks of pickup building

    Posted by Richey Kay on January 13, 2014 at 1:00am 4 Comments

    My first amp build

    Posted by Rick on December 28, 2013 at 4:49pm 3 Comments

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    violin history and tecnology

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    Quality Street tin sound

    Posted by bruce white on December 2, 2013 at 3:00pm 2 Comments

    Tin bottom beating to resonator shape

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