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Ted Crocker replied to Chris keeble's discussion Hello from down under... in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"Hi Chris, welcome to the madness!!  There are tons of members in Australia, HERE are 28 that show up in a search.  There are great lessons in the CBG Playing For Dummies group. Feel free to post any questions or pop into the chat…"
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Servaas Bollen commented on steve smith-- Dewy Dewtron's photo


"She's a beauty! "
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Greg Bement replied to Chris keeble's discussion Hello from down under... in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"Hi, and welcome from Kingsport, TN USA.  You have found the best site, I have only been a member for a short time but have had a ball and got great tips from members here, not to mention loads of information from the different the different…"
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steve smith-- Dewy Dewtron commented on Daniel Sharman's group 6 String Guitarist's Corner
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steve smith-- Dewy Dewtron commented on Daniel Sharman's group 6 String Guitarist's Corner
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6 String Guitarist's Corner

A group for electric and acoustic, six-string guitar players. See More
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steve smith-- Dewy Dewtron commented on Randy S. Bretz's photo

Miki and I on a woods ride

"lookin good guys "
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Harry A James commented on Harry A James's event 3rd Annual Chicago Cigar Box Festival
"If you never have been to a Cigar box fest, stop on in for a while. Weather is nice in Nov. here in Chi-town. Great people, food and music. Open jam in the vendor area. 17 acts performing over the span of two days, hotels close to venue. Come check…"
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Harry A James posted an event

3rd Annual Chicago Cigar Box Festival at Brauerhouse

November 7, 2014 at 6pm to November 8, 2014 at 10pm
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Randy S. Bretz posted a photo
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Chris keeble added a discussion to the group - Hello - My Name Is...

Hello from down under...

Hi everyone... have in the past 3 months acquired 2 CBG's...Im now learning and loving it.. reasonably hopeless at the moment and using youtube and this site to pick up any tips etc. Im also wondering if there are any other Australian members? I…See More
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Chris keeble joined Ted Crocker's group

- Hello - My Name Is...

The Clubhouse is a community of friends. Introduce yourself and lets get to know a little about each other.See More
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steve smith-- Dewy Dewtron commented on railroadDon's photo


"cool "
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railroadDon commented on Ice Bob's photo

silverware box reso

"looking great,is that a full size cone Bob"
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jeff tillman joined Ted Crocker's group
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Ice Bob commented on Ted Crocker's group Handmade in Florida
"coming soon"
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Jim "Jimbo's" Burt posted a photo

Canjo City

Getting for the Kentuck Arts Festival in Oct...Arts...Foods....Great Music....Come by and hook up @ my booth....:)
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Ice Bob posted a song

 play Dreams K.A.B. ^^

Ice Bob commented on Ice Bob's album

silverware box reso

"thanks Ted for the guidence and use of your shop. this one is gonna be great. "




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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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    Old 1920's Antique homemade instrument photos

    Started by J.J. Rango. Last reply by steve smith-- Dewy Dewtron Aug 11. 1 Reply

    Clubhouse Group Photo

    Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by rick harris Aug 6. 202 Replies

    First CBG

    Started by John Moore. Last reply by jawbone Jul 31. 6 Replies

    Important Message FOR ALL Clubhouse Members

    Started by J.J. Rango. Last reply by J.J. Rango Jul 8. 4 Replies

    Setting Intonation on frettless cbg

    Started by rick harris. Last reply by rick harris Jun 30. 3 Replies

    Resonator baritone uke?

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    Neck Size

    Started by Jim "Jimbo's" Burt. Last reply by Wichita Sam Jun 29. 4 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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