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Brian Parks's Discussions

Fender Factory Tour

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ted Crocker Apr 8, 2011. 4 Replies

I thought there was some interesting things in this video...Continue

How Gibson Makes their Guitars...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Parks Jan 6, 2011. 1 Reply

I found a pretty nice article from Gibson on how they make their guitar.  It discusses the process and has many photos from inside their factories and such.  I always think it's interesting and…Continue

New use for Varnish..hehe

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nancy Barnes Dec 23, 2010. 3 Replies

After putting some coats of finish on some stuff in my classroom this morning, I went through the drive-thru for a drink and the lady said, "Oh! You smell so good! What is that?" I said, "um.. wood…Continue

 

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stringybark commented on Brian Parks's blog post How I Built My First CBG (Step by Step)
"I'm also impressed and glad to see the butterflies...I have watched you and Nancy Barnes tonight and you both will keep me AWAKE ALL NIGHT thinking about the project ahead...great post thanks for putting it up..LOVED IT"
May 30, 2013
Randy S. Bretz commented on Brian Parks's video
Oct 6, 2012
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Guitar Pick-Cup Container

"Thanks, guys!  I took a little break from cbg's this Summer because it was so hot.  I'm ready to get back to it!"
Oct 6, 2012
Ted Crocker commented on Brian Parks's video
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Guitar Pick-Cup Container

"Great item Brian!  Excellent non-verbal instructional video."
Oct 6, 2012
Willardj commented on Brian Parks's video
Oct 6, 2012
Brian Parks posted a video

Guitar Pick-Cup Container

Here's an easy way to make use of scrap wood around your shop. These little containers make great gifts and can be made in other shapes as well such as a hea...
Oct 6, 2012
Hal Somervill replied to Brian Parks's discussion Waterslide Decal Demo in the group Shop & Building Tips
"Hey Brian Just tried my first Waterslide Decal logo on a CBG and it works simply and beautifully. Thanks for taking the time to educate us all. Hal"
May 11, 2012
Brian Parks replied to Ted Crocker's discussion Brian Parks in the group News
"Thanks, fellers."
Apr 22, 2012
Randy S. Bretz commented on Brian Parks's photo
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3Bandsaw Box (open)

"I use to make something simalar to tjose out of short firewood logs years ago...they are fun to make...very nice Brian  "
Apr 21, 2012
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Mar 18, 2012
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Workbench Mark II

"Thanks, man"
Feb 23, 2012
Ted Crocker commented on Brian Parks's photo
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Workbench Mark II

"That's sweet, great job Brian"
Feb 23, 2012
Brian Parks posted a photo

Workbench Mark II

I just finished a second workbench for my garage. This one I put a hutch with light and pegboard. Pretty sturdy. I'm going to put my drill press and belt sander on it. Costs around 50 dollars to build.
Feb 23, 2012
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DSC01519 Settin up new shop 1939 Delta Bandsaw

"Is that the stock fence or one you added?  I like it."
Feb 17, 2012
Mark Lillo commented on Brian Parks's photo
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bandsaw table

"Nice find Brian."
Feb 14, 2012

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Welcome to the Clubhouse! How did you hear about us?
Wondered from Cigarbox Nation to cigarboxguitars.com and saw Ted Crocker had created the clubhouse.
What instruments are you building or playing?
Cigar Box Guitars, Gourd Guitar, Variax electric modeling guitar

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Brian Parks's Blog

How I Built My First CBG (Step by Step)

Posted on October 2, 2010 at 1:39pm 2 Comments

Almost two years ago I documented my first build. There weren't many step by step videos around then so I thought I would make one. With minimal direction but a urge to build, I set out on the journey. Knowing what I know now there are a few things I would (and do now) differently. Hopefully, it might serve as a starting point for others.…









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Happy birthday Brian.

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At 2:36pm on January 19, 2011, Randy S. Bretz said…
Hey Brian...Happy Birthday....Have a great day !!!!!
At 1:02am on January 19, 2011, Ted Crocker said…
HBDTY!
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At 3:19pm on December 23, 2010, bairfoot cajun said…
hey brian check out the stew mac link i sent ya about making yer own custom labels fer yer guitars
 
 
 

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