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jim replied to Greg Bement's discussion Dead first fret A string on banjo??? Help please in the group cbg mechanics
"Keep filing. It sounds like you still have a high fret."
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cbg mechanics

particulars about working or mechanic work on cigar box guitars or any type guitarsSee More
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Dead first fret A string on banjo??? Help please

Morning All,Trying to put the finishing touches on my banjo and in tuning I found that the first three frets on the A string (4 sting tenor banjo) were dead. After raining the bride i got rid of the 2nd and 3rd frets being dead.  But the the first…See More
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#70 Resonator lap guitar for Charlie Parr

"you sure did build that fast!"
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"I have really been busy with my builds. I am now doing it full time."
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"I haven't posted in a while. Here's some pictures of what I've been up to."
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Jim Frets - How To Build videos

Many of us remember when Jim Frets (Jim Farris) was active in the CBG building community many years ago. He produced a number of very informative how-to build videos.See More
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Purgatory Hill in Utah

It's been a long while since I've hung around here but I still check in from time to time. I thought I'd share this pic of Pat Macdonald and I. Purgatory Hill came to a blues fest in Ogden Utah and KILLED IT! I spoke with him for a while and talked…
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"Hi Ted Im after one of these Tesla Transducer™ Internal Pickup w/jack $18.95 do you still do them/...Im in UK is that OK for shipping"
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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

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    Important Message FOR ALL Clubhouse Members

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    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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    In The Beginning:

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    Florida shop 3 - before

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    Cardboard instruments

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