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2nd & 3rd String Fret Buzz

New to CBG builds - Finished up my first one - Played the open strings and starting feeling pretty smug - Fingered the first and second frets - BZZZZZZZZZ.I moved the strings off, pulled the frets and sanded down the neck - Reinstalled the frets and…See More
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"This is my first attempt at a Cajon drum with a peizo will have a video"
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"Thank you, I really appreciate that.   :)"
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"Beautiful.   Your design sense and craftsmanship are impressive.  Great work. "
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A home for Ted TV & CBG TV featuring live broadcasts and video covering building tips and live music from various artists.
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"LICENSED TO PLAY" 4-STRING SLIDE GUITAR:

I re-purposed the four-string oak neck from a previous project. My father's last license plate for the face on a maple tissue box cover for the body. Threaded rod bridge and bison bone nut. The pickup is a piezo disc with a volume pot. Combo jack…See More
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Resonator Dulcimer

"Great build Lex!"
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Lex Luthier added a discussion to the group Dulcimer Village
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Resonator Dulcimer

Sorry for the fuzzy images!This was my first resonator cone stick dulcimer. The neck is poplar with a paduck fretboard. The pickup is a piezo rod underneath the bridge and the Vol / Tone pots are mounted on the side.The first string is doubled and I…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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    2nd & 3rd String Fret Buzz

    Started by Gary Barnes 6 hours ago. 0 Replies

    First Resonator - need advice please!

    Started by Lex Luthier. Last reply by Lex Luthier Jul 26. 7 Replies

    Electric bowed Lyre/jouhikko?

    Started by Uku. Last reply by jaakko ryynanen Jul 12. 1 Reply

    DIY tune music box movement

    Started by Bear Peterson. Last reply by Bear Peterson Jul 10. 1 Reply

    How difficult to build dog bowl resonator ??

    Started by William Eledge. Last reply by Jim Tupper Jul 6. 1 Reply

    Nothin' but a PARTY!

    Started by Jawbone and Jolene. Last reply by Jawbone and Jolene Jun 29. 2 Replies

    Clubhouse Group Photo

    Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Ted Crocker Jun 23. 212 Replies

    latest build..

    Started by john mackay. Last reply by George Mesheau Jun 21. 6 Replies

    grown men being childish

    Started by steve smith-- Dewy Dewtron. Last reply by john mackay Jun 16. 6 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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    Recycling wood

    Posted by Alan Garrett on June 29, 2015 at 5:30pm 1 Comment

    Fret-slotting jig

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

    The Woman I Love.

    Posted by billy jones bluez on May 25, 2015 at 3:26pm 0 Comments

    Close-up of butt end.

    Posted by Gregory Einar Turner on March 14, 2015 at 10:54pm 0 Comments

    help

    Posted by peter cooper on March 7, 2015 at 3:35am 2 Comments

    Blueprint Completed.

    Posted by Gregory Einar Turner on March 1, 2015 at 2:00am 0 Comments

    First time build

    Posted by Brent Kasl on February 1, 2015 at 3:09pm 13 Comments

    ...live performances!

    Posted by billy jones bluez on September 24, 2014 at 12:32am 1 Comment

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