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#73 Teardrop banjo

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"First reso build with mag pup. Mostly 1/8" Baltic Birch ply, distressed & painted with acrylic, oak neck, fretboard. Good sustain."
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#73 Teardrop banjo

"Jim, I over slept Monday and did not make it to the post office in time. It did go out this morning though. Looking forward to hearing this one."
Pete "Papa Bo" Turner replied to Barry Rogerson's discussion Hello - My name is Barry in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"No worries Man. I'm a real novice joined last year and so far have made 4 CBG's & 6 Canjos. I only fretted 1 CBG & found I like rather slide than try to fret. Way to complicated for someone like me who has never played before and…"
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♫Jump aboard and come sail awayWe can watch the sunset out on the bayDancin’ with my baby down on the streetMoonlight makes you crazy light on your feet!Oh, Jamaica… Oh, Jamaica!All I want to do is to make love with you in Jamaica! ♫Jamaica ~Lacy J.…
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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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    resonator CBG

    Started by Peter Hendley. Last reply by Peter Hendley Sep 28. 4 Replies

    spanish ceddar vs. mahogony

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    Neck Size

    Started by Jim "Jimbo's" Burt. Last reply by John Bradshaw Sep 20. 6 Replies

    First CBG

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    Custom wiring 3 pickups

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    Clubhouse Group Photo

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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

    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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    In The Beginning:

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