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My Amp Hums

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ted Crocker Apr 1, 2014. 3 Replies

I have an Ibanez Mimx 30 amp. For a $100 amp it sounded awesome when it was new . Now it hums a lot . My teen age son used to use the amp a lot and I'm sure he beat on it quite a bit. Is the probable…Continue

Famous Guitar players who got there start on uke

Started May 30, 2013 0 Replies

I was just thinking about what famous guitars players got their start by learning to play the ukulele before the guitar.Here are the names that came to mind:Jimi Hendrix,Neil YoungDick DaleJohnny…Continue

Cases

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roy D Durrence May 28, 2013. 1 Reply

I just built my first case. I used poplar to frame it and 1/4 " birch plywood to sheath it. It has a small battery operated amp built in. I got a little crazy putting on steel corners and other…Continue

 

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Ramones Tribute Ukulele

"Nice piece, and yeah, the Ventures' tunes sound good on ukuleles! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9diT9sZVspA"
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Ramones Tribute Ukulele

I don't think Johnny Ramone wa known to be much of a ukulele player, but the Ramones sound awesome on ukuleles. So , that was my inspiration for this build. The Ventures also sound great on ukulele toi.
Mar 20
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Dads Army

"That sounds great!  Added to my 'to build' list."
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41 Tenor Reso Uke Dec 2016

"Hi John, The neck is a bolt on. Like a Fender guitar.."
Dec 19, 2016
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41 Tenor Reso Uke Dec 2016

"Hey  Awesome.  Will you share a pic of the back and neck attachment?  Please.  jh"
Dec 12, 2016
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Winnipeg Wally 12

"Wow!!! That was awesome"
Dec 12, 2016
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CC Rider Dec 2016

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My son and I were jammin on the ukuleles this weekend and thought we'd take a shot at recording a video on a double neck.
Dec 12, 2016
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41 Tenor Reso Uke Dec 2016

"I'll say it's a work of art!"
Dec 9, 2016
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41 Tenor Reso Uke Dec 2016

"WOW, a work of art!"
Dec 9, 2016
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Rudolf The Red Nosed Reindeer

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"Rudolf The Red Nosed Reindeer" on a Cookie Tin Uke. Merry Christmas!!!
Dec 5, 2016
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Resonaror colage

"Awesome design!"
Nov 30, 2016
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Nov 28, 2016
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40 Tiger 1 July 2016

"“There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” – Albert Schweitzer"
Jul 19, 2016

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At 9:40pm on June 22, 2016, Joseph McFarlane said…

Thanks for comments on the Zenith.  Really enjoyed seeing the UkeAxe.  Wild.  

At 10:41am on April 21, 2016, Ted Crocker said…

At 4:21pm on January 4, 2016, Joseph McFarlane said…

The enamel medallion embedded in the guitar was originally a lapel pin that I got many years ago in Spokane, Wa., for participating in an art exhibition at what was called the Cheney Cowles Museum.   There were a couple of local artists there (Les LePere and Ken Cory) who dubbed themselves the "Pencil Brothers" and they produced the pins.   I knew them both - Ken has since passed away but here's Les's website:   http://pencilfarmstudio.com/

Not a lot of hidden meaning there.  Les likes drawing and painting silly things:  bones, dog tongues, big pencils, etc...   Looks better in the guitar rather than pinned to a shirt.

At 2:02pm on April 21, 2015, Ted Crocker said…

At 1:04am on April 21, 2014, Ted Crocker said…

At 1:49am on April 21, 2013, Ted Crocker said…

At 7:17pm on February 27, 2013, Ted Hartman said…

Wow, thanks.!!!   will be talkin to ya

At 5:55pm on January 22, 2013, Ted Crocker said…

Hi RIGuitars, welcome to the Handmade Music Clubhouse - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters (CBG HQ)!

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