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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…

Started by Ted CrockerLatest Reply

“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 CrockerLatest Reply

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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WARNING -don't watch these vids if you ever think you'll be a guitar player. Derek Trucks at 13 & 12 & 11 years old - plus more growing up

13, I wonder what signatures are on his SG? And 12 years old - Statesboro Blues 11th birthday 31 years old

Started by Ted Crocker

8 Mar 9
Reply by darryl.kernaghan

New to this & excited about it! (Intro)

Howdy all, I stumbled across CBGs after watching Juzzie Smith videos and am very excited to get started. I am a retired soldier and now li…

Started by Randy Tipton

5 Mar 9
Reply by Gustavo Casado

“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

18 Feb 28
Reply by Randy Tipton

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 Feb 17

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

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