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Tin Can Alley (tin builds)

Group dedicated to instruments made from cookie tins, bean cans, biscuit tins, gas cans, metal lunch boxes..... come help us build and play them!

Members: 78
Latest Activity: Jun 18

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Aluminum bottle 3 string/ how to weld aluminum to inox

Started by Mario Poggio. Last reply by Mario Poggio Jan 10, 2014. 19 Replies

Obviously with a trick.  Look at the photos, you will see the aluminum and the stainless steel bowl. It's easy, I will wrap around the hole a copper foil (the same used in stained glass) and the same…Continue

1926 Cigar Tin

Started by G.S. Monroe. Last reply by Gary T Nordby Dec 15, 2013. 4 Replies

This afternoon I found a rare treasure in a yard sale. A very old Cigar Tin with a New Jersey tax stamp dated 1926. I have mixed feeling about using it to make a vintage CBG, but I definitely want to…Continue

tin guits strings?

Started by calim. Last reply by Eugene Knapik Feb 3, 2013. 3 Replies

hi clubhouse,just a detail, but i wonder what kind of strings is usually use for tin builds?i put some bluegrass reso strings on a biscuit tin i've built ;i'm really satisfy when amplify ,but it not…Continue

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resso cone

Started by Mal Chilvers. Last reply by Tom Petry Sep 29, 2012. 2 Replies

Morning folks,I have been wondering as most dobros are metal would it be an advantage to fit a resonater cone to a cookie tin as I have an Old Lowes cone and cover plate or would I be just wasting it…Continue

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Comment by Randy S. Bretz on August 31, 2010 at 7:32am
Cookie tin dulci with butternut tree limb neck

Comment by Randy S. Bretz on August 31, 2010 at 7:36am
Kids metal toy tool box from the 40`s - hammer head wood peghead

Comment by Diane in Chicago on August 31, 2010 at 7:50am

Comment by Cogdell boy (Robert J.) on August 31, 2010 at 8:21am

Some great looking stuff ... Got to add some of mine ...

Comment by Willardj on September 1, 2010 at 12:01pm
alright,,,primitive and simple,,,,nice.

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