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Matt Clara replied to Ted Crocker's discussion Elderly Instruments selling cigar box guitars
"There's more there now than I've seen in the year I've been going there."
Jan 2, 2010
Matt Clara replied to Ted Crocker's discussion Elderly Instruments selling cigar box guitars
"I was in there last Sunday, and they look nice. They even had one CBM (mandolin). I'm expecting them to sell mine, too. Just have to raise the bar on myself a bit... ;)"
Jan 2, 2010
Matt Clara left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Hey Ted--thanks for the birthday wishes. Very kind of you. Nice place you've got here!"
Jan 2, 2010
Matt Clara commented on Spencer's photo
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"Very nice, sir! Hopefully you're having fun and making a little jingle on the side."
Jan 2, 2010
Ted Crocker left a comment for Matt Clara
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY MATT! ."
Dec 26, 2009
Matt Clara replied to Roosterman's discussion Anyone here built an acoustic from scratch?
"Stiffening the top helps improve its sound, not detract from it. Adding too much weight to it can deaden it, though, so it's a balance. Typically you would use braces, tone bars, and a bridge patch, along with kerfing on the sides, not to…"
Dec 12, 2009
Matt Clara left a comment for Matt Clara
"Thanks guys, glad to be here. I'm currently working on some cigar box ukes for my nephews for christmas. These are CBU #s 2 and 3 for me (we don't count the unfortunate attempt #00). Hopefully I'll be able to add something to the…"
Dec 11, 2009
Matt Clara left a comment for Timothy Enterline
"Hey Tim--good to see you here! Hopefully this place takes off."
Dec 11, 2009
Timothy Enterline left a comment for Matt Clara
"Hey Matt, Good to see you here...I am WhenDogs Sing from UU...!!!"
Dec 10, 2009
Matt Clara replied to tinyguitars's discussion Everyone please list their website URL here
"I've only built one cigar box uke, and I've not created a place for them on my page (two more cbu's in the works right now), but here's my link: www.mattclara.com I intend to, eventually, plus I intend to try my hand at side…"
Dec 9, 2009
Ted Crocker left a comment for Matt Clara
"Hi Matt, welcome to the Clubhouse. Have any good shots from Sreel Bridge? There's still some work we have to do before we swing the doors open to the public but it's great to have you on board early. The focus here is on all types of…"
Dec 9, 2009
Randy S. Bretz left a comment for Matt Clara
"howdy Matt, welcome to the clubhouse"
Dec 9, 2009
Matt Clara is now a member of Handmade Music Clubhouse
Dec 9, 2009

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Welcome to the Clubhouse! How did you hear about us?
Cornfedgroove, over on Ukulele Underground.
What instruments are you building or playing?
Cigar Box Ukes. First of the year I'm trying my hand at bending some sides.

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At 9:47pm on December 26, 2009, Ted Crocker said…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MATT!

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At 8:50pm on December 11, 2009, Matt Clara said…
Thanks guys, glad to be here. I'm currently working on some cigar box ukes for my nephews for christmas. These are CBU #s 2 and 3 for me (we don't count the unfortunate attempt #00). Hopefully I'll be able to add something to the group.
At 4:54pm on December 10, 2009, Timothy Enterline said…
Hey Matt, Good to see you here...I am WhenDogs Sing from UU...!!!
 
 
 

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