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"Thanks Ted, I appreciate that. All the best to you."
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Cut gourd.jpe

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Mar 10, 2016
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"Good luck - be careful"
Mar 10, 2016
martin baker replied to Bill Baker's discussion Hello, My name is Bill in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"Hi Bill & welcome. Got any more pics , cos the one you sent looks real nice, = quality! Keep em comin!"
Mar 10, 2016
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Another Project

Going to try this again.  Wanted to build a Gourd Banjo. A friend gave me a gourd and I managed to get it cut and all looked well. Then I went to level the cut top on a belt sander. Not a good idea.it cracked the gourd.  This one is thicker and I'll be more careful.See More
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Hello, My name is Bill

Several years ago, I realized how much I regretted never learning to play an instrument. I bought a guitar and started lessons but soon learned my old fingers could not catch up with my mind, especially dealing with 6 strings. I stumbled onto CBG's and then found building was as gratifying as playing. 35 builds later here I am.I am 78 and live in Norman, OK. I know many of you, by name anyway, from the different FB pages etc .Ted, thanks for all you have done and for welcoming me into your…See More
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The Clubhouse is a community of friends. Introduce yourself and lets get to know a little about each other.See More
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Mar 8, 2016

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Another Project

Posted on March 9, 2016 at 6:11pm 1 Comment

Going to try this again.  Wanted to build a Gourd Banjo. A friend gave me a gourd and I managed to get it cut and all looked well. Then I went to level the cut top on a belt sander. Not a good idea.
it cracked the gourd.  This one is thicker and I'll be more careful.

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At 11:23am on August 20, 2016, Ted Crocker said…

At 7:24pm on March 8, 2016, Ted Crocker said…

Hi Bill, welcome to the Handmade Music Clubhouse - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters (CBG HQ)!  Glad to see you here.

The focus here is on all types of handmade instruments and music. There are lots of helpful builders and players here and lots of Groups to teach and learn. We welcome participation so don't be shy.

Have a look around, introduce yourself in My Name Is... and add yourself to the Member Map. There's an active Chat Room where you can ask questions, offer help or just talk about anything with some great folks.

Most of all Have Fun!

 
 
 

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