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Dennis Murrell commented on Ted Crocker's album

Wiring Diagrams & Schematics

"I have a 5 wire guitarhead  mega double rail humbucker .I want to hook up to brige.would appreciate any help.Thanks in advance "
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railroadDon posted a song

 play can't shake these blues 2

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™ǝɹnsodxɯɐɔ commented on Mark Lillo's photo

My dad's latest project

"Mark that is sick! m Dad would go crazy over that- he's a train nut i also have a neighbor that has made some cars- they use electric motors instead of steam but i can imagine either would be fun "
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mr2kewl commented on Tim LaFave's photo

Nightfire Electronics Mini-Amp Kit #1127

"i thought that it would be a feedback monster with the amp and speaker in the box, but the sound is just wicked kewl, Tim!!! and your playing ain't to shabby either."
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John Bradshaw replied to John Moore's discussion First CBG
"Way to GO!, John.  Great job!  John"
G.S. Monroe posted photos
Greg Bement replied to Greg Bement's discussion Advice on making a wooden banjo ring.... of sorts....LOL
"Well took it apart, filled, painted and remounted the hub cap with about 3/4" rise now.  Actually looks better and hope it will make it sound better then it would have had I not made the change.  so here's a quick pic of the new…"
Ted Crocker replied to Ted Crocker's discussion Wiring Diagrams & Schematics in the group Ted's Mad Scientist Lab
"I use 500k with a piezo"
Keni Lee Burgess posted a video
Tim LaFave posted a video

Demonstration video Canimao Cigar Box Guitar Amplifier Combo

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Tim LaFave commented on Tim LaFave's photo

Nightfire Electronics Mini-Amp Kit #1127

"Here ya go, mr2kewl, here's the link        http://youtu.be/zvWVp3TvqB0"
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Nigel McTrustry posted a video

Nigel McTrustry - Bad Boy for Love - Cigar Box Guitar

A cover of the Rose Tattoo classic live at Irish McGanns Roma, Qld.




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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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    First CBG

    Started by John Moore. Last reply by John Bradshaw yesterday. 5 Replies

    Clubhouse Group Photo

    Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by rick harris Jul 19. 199 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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    Cigar Boxes

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    My first 2 weeks of pickup building

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    My first amp build

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