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New to this & excited about it! (Intro)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gustavo Casado Mar 9. 5 Replies

Howdy all, I stumbled across CBGs after watching Juzzie Smith videos and am very excited to get started. I am a retired soldier and now live in the Texas hill country. I learned to play guitar about…Continue

 

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Gustavo Casado replied to Randy Tipton's discussion New to this & excited about it! (Intro)
"Hi, Randy. Yes, is addictive!. But enjoy it!. When you finish this you will be thinking about how the next one will be. I´m sure that in a couple of years you´ll be the ownners of anothers banjos and GCB. Regards from Argentina. Gustavo."
Mar 9
Mike S replied to Randy Tipton's discussion New to this & excited about it! (Intro)
"I made my first one not knowing if it would work and no idea how to play it anyhow except that seasick Steve had a sound I just had to have! Day before yesterday number 100 came off my bench and yesterday I sold it at my weekly stall....addictive…"
Mar 3
Randy Tipton commented on Tom Temple's photo
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Metal Body Resonator

"You sure nailed that one. The voice of experience! It sounds like crap! I need to work on the nut and bridge some, I think."
Mar 2
Randy Tipton commented on Tom Temple's photo
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Metal Body Resonator

"It will be ready for strings in a few minutes! I am excited. Is it stupid to be feeling nervous right now about how it is going to play/sound? Haha"
Mar 2
Randy Tipton commented on Lapsteel washboard's photo
Mar 2
Randy Tipton commented on Tom Temple's photo
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Metal Body Resonator

"Incredible sound! I hope mine sound half that good! Great work. It is gorgeous."
Mar 1
Randy Tipton commented on Commander_Chaos's photo
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Finished product

"Wow! That is really beautiful!"
Mar 1
Randy Tipton replied to Randy Tipton's discussion New to this & excited about it! (Intro)
"HAHA! I am already an addict. I stayed up late last night working on the banjo. I just need the strings and tuners now and it will be ready to play. My guitar parts from CB Gitty arrived this morning and I spent most of the day working on the cigar…"
Mar 1
Tom Temple replied to Randy Tipton's discussion New to this & excited about it! (Intro)
"Welcome aboard! Be forewarned, this is a very addictive endeavor. As soon as you finish one, you'll have a new "better" idea. It's a bit like raising rabbits. You start with two and before long you are surrounded. You have a nice…"
Mar 1
Randy Tipton posted a discussion

New to this & excited about it! (Intro)

Howdy all, I stumbled across CBGs after watching Juzzie Smith videos and am very excited to get started. I am a retired soldier and now live in the Texas hill country. I learned to play guitar about 30 years ago (never did much more than plink and learn a couple songs), but I have a renewed interest now and stronger desire to learn to play now that I am semi-retired and have more time. I picked up a nice wooden humidor at a local flea market and ordered a bunch of parts from CB Gitty. I…See More
Feb 28
Randy Tipton replied to Ted Crocker's discussion “Landfill Harmonic” The Recycled Orchestra Of Paraguay
"That's incredible! They sound fantastic! Salute!"
Feb 28
Randy Tipton replied to Marmelade's discussion Here is my first banjo in the group Banjo Jamboree
"Nice work."
Feb 27
Randy Tipton joined Ted Crocker's group
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Banjo Jamboree

Banjos: History, Building and Playing
Feb 27
Randy Tipton joined highnoon's group
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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!See More
Feb 27
Randy Tipton left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Thanks a bunch! I have hand built surfboards, hunting bows, rifle stocks, and prosthetic arms & legs (I am a prosthetist), but this is my first attempt at a musical instrument. I recently acquired a nice wood humidor and ordered some parts from…"
Feb 27
Randy Tipton is now a member of Handmade Music Clubhouse
Feb 27

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Welcome to the Clubhouse! How did you hear about us?
instructables.com
What instruments are you building or playing?
Building a CBG, want to build a banjo and ukulele too.

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At 12:58pm on February 27, 2017, Ted Crocker said…

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

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...  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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