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October 2010 Blog Posts (6)

the old rider's blues, first TINQUI8 album !!!!

TINQUI8 first CD: THE OLD RIDER'S BLUES.........



available on my website: http://jellyguitare.com/?page_id=2247



PS: even if you won't pass to buy it,, you can only visit and let me a little com. to say hello,, or just say that you like it !!, i would be very cool,, cheers :o) …

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Added by TINQUI8 on October 25, 2010 at 7:41am — 3 Comments

Question on double 3 stringer

On a double 3 stringer what size strings do you use and how do you tune it? Is each string an octative above the base string that it is paired with like on a normal 12 string? If so, does that mean that (counting from the bottom) strings 1 and 2 and 6 are all the same size and tuned to the same note?

Added by Dan Watts on October 21, 2010 at 12:29pm — 3 Comments

Old Photos, Beer Bottle Organ, & Split Lip Rayfield

New blog posts this month:



10/22 - Split Lip Rayfield: Jeff Eaton lays down the thrash-grass with "Stitchgiver", a weedwacker bass made from the gas tank of a 1978 Mercury Grand Marquis.



10/15 - Beer Bottle Organ: Just when you thought beer couldn't get any more fun! A forgotten invention that goes back to 1798… Continue

Added by Scott Winburn on October 19, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Frail Echoes: A Banjo Tribute



I just posted a collection of tunes is selected from the nineteenth century American hymns in the 1982 Hymnal of the Episcopal Church, which I arranged for frailing banjo. I picked these tunes because learning them on the pre-eminent American folk instrument of that time seemed an interesting challenge, and because (for most of them) they were already among my favorite hymns.…

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Added by Tres Seaver on October 4, 2010 at 2:33pm — 2 Comments

New Blog

Hi folks. Starting at the beginning of September I've been posting weekly articles in the new "Blog" section of the website - a place for me to call your attention to home-made instrument related things from around the globe. Ted does a great job of doing this for you guys already, but those posts quickly get swept away by other conversations. Hopefully I'll create a solid place to find cool & interesting articles on subjects HMC members will… Continue

Added by Scott Winburn on October 3, 2010 at 11:41am — 3 Comments

How I Built My First CBG (Step by Step)

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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Added by Brian Parks on October 2, 2010 at 1:39pm — 2 Comments

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