"No, I don't have any vids, sorry, Dylan, but how it works is you strap it on your right foot, and as you tap your foot in time you get a nice wood-block accompaniment, that you can vary in volume (it can get loud!) It has two pieces of wood…"
"I am building and selling the better models as you mentioned to friends and acquaintences. I have had some of my builds in a small music store, they generate a lot of interest, but most guys who shop in music stores usally only "finger the…"
"Same here for me as the rest of the comments ... I've sold through a web site and locally by word of mouth and demonstrations. I have a deal with my local smokeshop to sell product as soon as they can develop the space. Plan to do more…"
So where's what I have built to date, except for three small amps and cheese can mic. Just sold another guitar and amp set-up this week. There is a 3-string resonator, a 4-string tenor, a 3-stringer, a solid-body 3-string bass, another 3-stringer…
I have been building cigar box guitars and amps, and fiddles. I am planning to build a cigar box uke and a tin can banjo. May try my hand at some other things, like an electric washboard. I have created and built a unique rhythm instrument, a foot-tapping percussion pedal that gets strapped on the foot for some toe-tapping, wood block effects. I play many instruments, among them the musical saw and am learning to use a theremin.
Hi Tim, welcome to the Clubhouse! Seems you have odd enough ideas to fit right in, post some pics/vids of your creations.
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