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HOLY MOLY! Paul McCartney playing a CBG at the Sandy Relief Concert (Edit: and much more)

Hurricane Sandy Relief show 12/12/12   I know who made it, do you? (It's a Matty Baratto Resofiddle with wine box amp)   Saturday Night L…

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“Landfill Harmonic” The Recycled Orchestra Of Paraguay

Landfill Harmonic – A Film About Inspiring Dreams One Note at a Time   A film teaser entitled "Landfill Harmonic" features 'The Recycled O…

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Huge Collection of Blues Jam Tracks

Click TrueFire TV  for complete list, or click the right/left arrows below to scroll     TrueFire.com

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I was trying to show off so been searching the internet for tricks I can absolutely apply to my guitar. Oh men then I found this blog https…

Started by Kanan Christ

1 yesterday
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Ted Crocker, inventor of the Cigar Box Guitar

If it says it on the internet it must be true... (from Premier Guitar) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Started by Ted Crocker

9 Feb 4
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Searching for brass or copper resonator cones

Hi y'all, I am searching for a 5.5-inch brass or copper resonator cone. I cannot seem to get onto Charless Atchison's website to Old Lowe's…

Started by Larry Epstein

2 Jan 19
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Should bridge and nut be the same height on a fretless cbg?

Ok i hought i would pick some brains and hope to learn somthing  i know wen it comes to cbg there are no rules but i must know this on a 3…

Started by rick harris

3 Jan 19
Reply by Wayfinder

Space between box and lid or no space

Well ok i am confused here   i seen a build video by glen that he has a space between box lid and neck  and then i see a pos on cbg on how…

Started by rick harris

7 Jan 13
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New FlatCats... Gen 7!

FlatCat Gen7 Link As my friends know I regularly experiment with new ideas (as do most of us) to see what kind of sounds can come from wh…

Started by Wayfinder

6 Jan 13
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How to Build an Induction Pickup

    On another board I had posted an article summarizing and detailing the amazing work of about a dozen people in creating a unique guitar…

Started by Wayfinder

12 Jan 10
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2017 Christmas

Merry Christmas to  Ted and all the folks at the Handmade  Clubhouse! Have a good one!

Started by Lapsteel washboard

1 Dec 17, 2017
Reply by Ted Crocker

Hard Tail Bridge Advice

Hi all, For my latest project I am building a three string CBG (I mostly build ukuleles and banjos). I have never fitted one of these befor…

Started by Jonesy

1 Dec 17, 2017
Reply by Ted Crocker

Just bought a 4string cigar box guitar open G

Were can i find video on beginners on how to play and strum the differnet ways to use a slide.Yes im a newbee

Started by Jim Wayts

5 Dec 10, 2017
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