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Mark Lillo posted photos
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#82 Koa baritone ukulele

"Thank you Darryl."
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darryl.kernaghan commented on Mark Lillo's photo
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#82 Koa baritone ukulele

"that IS something,stunning Mark,well done"
5 hours ago
William Eledge posted a discussion

How difficult to build dog bowl resonator ??

How much more difficult is a dog bowl resonator to build compared to a regular cbg? Thanks, Bill
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#82 Koa baritone ukulele

"Yes Ted, a friend of mine did the scroll work for me. He cut a couple tops for me. He got this uke for his help. "
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Ted Crocker commented on Mark Lillo's photo
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#82 Koa baritone ukulele

"Awesome Mark, another beauty! I love the soundhole.  Scroll saw? "
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Alan Garrett commented on Alan Garrett's photo
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scarf joint jig

"I will try that.  Thanks."
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Clock The Wolf ™ posted a video

Happy Wolf Of July

WolfClock 3-stringer!
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Cynthia Davidson commented on Alan Garrett's photo
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scarf joint jig

"After the surfaces are smoothed, I do an x-acto cross cut. Some guy in England showed this with a box cutter. Seemed anti-to achieve flat surface; but provided just enough "bite" without raising the surface to be glued. Obviously dont go…"
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Randy S. Bretz posted photos
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Mark Lillo commented on Mark Lillo's photo
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#82 Koa baritone ukulele

"Thank you Peter."
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peter cooper commented on Mark Lillo's photo
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#82 Koa baritone ukulele

"Wow wow wow beautiful"
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Tom Temple commented on Alan Garrett's photo
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scarf joint jig

"The tape idea actually makes a lot of sense. It should provide enough resistance to sliding while the clamps put pressure on the joint. Nice idea."
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Alan Garrett commented on Alan Garrett's photo
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scarf joint jig

"I like those smaller clamps.  I have used bigger clamps.  If I put to much pressure on the joint it can slide."
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Alan Garrett commented on Alan Garrett's photo
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scarf joint jig

"I like it!"
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Mark Lillo commented on Alan Garrett's photo
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scarf joint jig

"I use a piece of tape to hold it in place. One of the clamps is just holding the tape down so it doesn't lift. It works very well and it is easy.  "
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Tom Temple commented on Alan Garrett's photo
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scarf joint jig

"I watched the video. Seems to have made a tough process even tougher. I don't think it has to be that complicated. Just prevent the initial sliding and it will work out fine. "
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Alan Garrett commented on Alan Garrett's photo
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"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKGj0kpRqU0 This guy has some ideas.  I am not sure how the screws would work with what we do.  Most of the guys on Youtube just use clamps.  I think using a thinner layer of glue and letting it pre-dry…"
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Tom Temple commented on Alan Garrett's photo
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scarf joint jig

"Thanks for the information. I'm always looking for better ways to hold scarf joints while the glue dries. I've tried salt, clamping the pieces to a board to hold them, putting a cut off staple between pieces and many others. I still wish I…"
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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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    Nothin' but a PARTY!

    Started by Jawbone and Jolene. Last reply by Jawbone and Jolene on Tuesday. 2 Replies

    Clubhouse Group Photo

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

    latest build..

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    CBG build questions.

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    installing a magnetic pickup

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    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

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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

    pedal board obsession for CBG

    Posted by Ice Bob on August 27, 2014 at 9:11pm 5 Comments

    gdg chords and scales

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