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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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bridge intonation

Why is it my acoustic guitars from big manufacturers have their bridge saddles angled one way and mine are opposite for correct intonation.…

Started by Stephen

0 on Friday

What is the best string spacing at the nut for a four stringer?

I am making a license plate / sign guitar with the sign being 12"X 9" celebrating the Irish heritage of a friend.  The bridge I am using ca…

Started by William C. Shoemaker

2 Jan 20
Reply by Mike S

Pic Uploads

I just posted a bunch of pix from my violin build and accidentally uploaded some duplicates. Anyone know how to get rid of them?

Started by Commander_Chaos

0 Jan 15

Merry Christmas Ted Crocker and all the folks at our clubhouse

Thanks Ted for setting up this website. Hope you and all the folks here have a terrific Christmas and my best wishes to all of you in the n…

Started by Lapsteel washboard

0 Dec 26, 2016

Making cutting lines on dark wood easy to see

Scribe cutting lines with a cheap steel ruler and a box cutter or X-acto knife. Then rub chalk or baby powder over the lines and wipe exces…

Started by Lapsteel washboard

0 Nov 10, 2016

Wiring ?

Hi everyone, I just had a parcel of all new shiny hardware arrive for my next build. Which is a VW Hubcap guitar for myself. The pickup whi…

Started by Phil Hale

3 Nov 5, 2016
Reply by thomas brienza

Stupid question from a newbie

After building a couple of diddley bows, I'm about to start on my first 3 string project. I'm debating between a cigar boox guitar, or a ci…

Started by James Conder

2 Oct 21, 2016
Reply by James Conder

Hello Intro and my first cgar box project

Hello, Bryan here. I've recently learned about cigar box guitars and it's quickly turning into my latest obsession. I already play a little…

Started by Bryan Faulstich

1 Oct 19, 2016
Reply by Ted Crocker

“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…

Started by Ted Crocker

17 Sep 15, 2016
Reply by Larry "mac" McCormick

Fretboard inlay dots

I bought some 6mm inlay dots on ebay, which are fine. I use a 6mm forstner bit to cut the recesses on the fretboard. This got me thinking,…

Started by Jonesy

12 Sep 14, 2016
Reply by Dan Florko

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