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Greg Bement replied to Greg Bement's discussion Advice on making a wooden banjo ring.... of sorts....LOL
"Well if it can con go wrong it usually does! after all the work the neck is too short! lol not sure how I did it but I did. Nut to end of neck is only 15 3/4" not long enough I think. Unless some one knows of a scale that will fit that length?…"
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Club Ted Tropical Resort & Guitar Shop Teaser vid

"Congratulations, Ted; wish you all the best in your new location. We used to call that a "shotgun shack", when I lived in Arkansas. ('Cause you could open the front door and shoot a shotgun straight through out the back and get…"
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"where did you get that neck and what scale is it? "
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Barry Bennett commented on Wade's video

"Sleepwalk" on a Cigar Box guitar

"Have played this for the second time great sound.  :) "
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Club Ted Tropical Resort & Guitar Shop Tease

A tease of the new digs in Stuart Florida... Still unpacking and setting up, wait till I do another vid in a week and when done and it's light out and you ca...
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Greg Bement replied to Greg Bement's discussion Advice on making a wooden banjo ring.... of sorts....LOL
"Update.  After thinning the neck to a more playable size I decided to to round it some. MISTAKE!!!! lol rounded the front not the rear.  So had to shave about a 1/4" off, which made it a rectangle again.  Added a top layer to…"
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Old Radio Guitar amps

Homemade amps made from old vintage radios is really fun and easy, with just a few wires hacked into you can turn that radio into a guitar amp!There' lots of info at the website…See More




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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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    Do you have adobe Illustrator cs6???? Question for you

    Started by J.J. Rango. Last reply by rick harris 20 hours ago. 5 Replies

    Clubhouse Group Photo

    Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by rick harris on Saturday. 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

    Tuning problems

    Started by Rick Hopkins. Last reply by Rick Hopkins Jun 28. 5 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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