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Profile IconPhil Cowderoy and Jana Cooper joined Handmade Music Clubhouse
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Phil Hale commented on Mike Andress's photo
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"Thanks for your reply, I am currently doing a cbg build using a copper front, patternated with a blow lamp. Thanks Again Phil"
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Tim LaFave posted photos
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"It is a thin copper plate hammered onto the guitar. and relic ed with a copper aging solution. It is very time consuming. Worth it for the final result. I am thinking about doing another guitar with aged hammered brass."
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Joseph McFarlane left a comment for Phil Hale
"Thank you, Phil, for comments on my guitars.  Glad you have enjoyed looking at the photos. "
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Dave Buchholz is now a member of Handmade Music Clubhouse
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Lapsteel washboard commented on Lapsteel washboard's photo
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"Many thanks for your kind words, Sir!"
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Phil Hale commented on Joseph McFarlane's photo
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Bandmaster 2

"Perfection Personified. I could die, a happy man if I reached your level of skill and artistry."
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Phil Hale commented on Joseph McFarlane's photo
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Bandmaster3

"Yet another triumph."
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Phil Hale commented on Joseph McFarlane's photo
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Swerve5

"Love your artistry, and your wood combinations. I wouldn't be able to access these woods in the uk, and I certainly wouldn't be able to match your skills."
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Phil Hale commented on Joseph McFarlane's photo
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"Beautiful detailing."
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Phil Hale commented on Joseph McFarlane's photo
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"I am loving your work, it's a cut above, no pun intended."
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Phil Hale commented on Mike Andress's photo
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"How did you achieve this marvellous finish."
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Joseph McFarlane left a comment for George Liros
"George,  Just came across your images/videos on the site.  Beautiful work and great sounding instruments, too.  Good luck with the newest build.   Joe"
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Phil Hale commented on Joseph McFarlane's photo
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Swanky2

"Absolutely Georgious."
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Phil Hale commented on Triple Chaos Gerrit's photo
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Eukelele

"I'm loving the design and workmanship."
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Phil Hale commented on Joseph McFarlane's photo
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zenith1

"Beautiful workmanship. I'm still trying to figure out how those two contrasting pieces of wood got put together physically. It's amazingly stunning."
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Phil Hale commented on Lapsteel washboard's photo
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Phil Hale commented on Lapsteel washboard's photo
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A-scale banjo peghead

"That's some fine work."
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Phil Hale commented on George Liros's photo
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"Great workmanship, and beautiful wood"
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Ted Crocker created this Ning Network.
 

Welcome to the Clubhouse!

CBG HQ - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters

We're making music fun again...

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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...

Details & Bigger Photo Here. Submit a photo and join the band!.

We're a fun community! Get involved...

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.

Add your location on the Clubhouse Members Map - we're global! Check out the Groups and add something interesting or ask questions. Post your photos and videos and add music to the jukebox!  

Please comment on the pics, vids, forums & blogs.  Use the Search function to easily find info you're interested in.

Click Chat Page to open the chat room in another window so you can chat and browse the Clubhouse. It's an active chat and an instant answer to any questions or just a place to make friends and learn. Check out the Midnight Luthiers Club meeting...

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    Pickup Problems

    Started by Phil Hale. Last reply by Phil Hale Jun 20. 8 Replies

    Cbg stickers

    Started by marty correll Jun 5. 0 Replies

    CNC Routers

    Started by Dirtfloorcracker. Last reply by Kathy Creek May 31. 10 Replies

    jointer help

    Started by darryl.kernaghan. Last reply by darryl.kernaghan May 6. 2 Replies

    P-Bass pickups in a CGB

    Started by Lex Luthier. Last reply by Lex Luthier Mar 11. 3 Replies

    Fingerboard Restoration

    Started by Jonesy. Last reply by jim Mar 5. 6 Replies

    Clubhouse Group Photo

    Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Digger Tozzi Feb 19. 221 Replies

    bass pickups sanity check

    Started by murrayatuptown. Last reply by murrayatuptown Jan 2. 11 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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    Guitars4Vets Lesson.

    Posted by Peter Faris on May 27, 2016 at 1:30pm 1 Comment

    NO PICTURE!!!!!!

    Posted by Peter Faris on May 23, 2016 at 1:02pm 1 Comment

    Guitars4Vets

    Posted by Peter Faris on May 23, 2016 at 12:44pm 0 Comments

    2 pickups 2 volume pots

    Posted by jeff weins on March 20, 2016 at 11:30pm 1 Comment

    Another Project

    Posted by Bill Baker on March 9, 2016 at 6:11pm 1 Comment

    First 5 keys for portative organ

    Posted by Bjørn Houdorf on February 26, 2016 at 2:30pm 2 Comments

    Bonjour !!!!

    Posted by alain beaudet on December 29, 2015 at 6:47pm 0 Comments

    Other places to find me

    Posted by George Liros on December 11, 2015 at 6:20pm 0 Comments

    Guitars 4 Vets.

    Posted by Peter Faris on November 6, 2015 at 11:42am 1 Comment

    Documenting my first builds.

    Posted by Hollywood on October 13, 2015 at 1:30am 7 Comments

    Recycling wood

    Posted by Alan Garrett on June 29, 2015 at 5:30pm 2 Comments

    Fret-slotting jig

    Posted by Alan Garrett on June 26, 2015 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

    The Woman I Love.

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