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Neil Sewell left a comment for Ted Crocker
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Lapsteel washboard commented on Lapsteel washboard's photo
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"I cut the handle off an old teaspoon to make the pick guard support brace. "
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"There’s not much to say. The top and back are graduated. I spent a lot of time fitting the transverse braces under the top. This time, I didn’t kerf the linings but made them from solid strips. I carved a sharp ridge on the back. I…"
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"WOW this is an incredible build!  Please give us some details.  Besides the mandolin, the case is a work of art.  Please fill us in on details!!"
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Tom Petry left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Thanks for the happy birthday wishes Ted. 75 and still getting up each morning. Life is good."
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new pickups

"Absolutely! The Aluminum tailpiece is screwed through the steel plate into the neck, and I plan to sandwich a ring terminal between the plate and the wood to ground everything."
Apr 3
Hippy Chip posted photos
Apr 2
Ted Crocker commented on Hippy Chip's photo
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Table saw with router table attached

"Awesome tool to have, and great way to break it in!  Looks like your shop got a few awesome upgrades!!"
Apr 2
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MGB surface mount Humbuckers

"Very cool Chip, let us know how they work out.  Post a video!!"
Apr 2
Ted Crocker commented on Triple Chaos Gerrit's photo
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Recycled Box Guitar

"I've always wanted to try some sliding pickup ideas, you beat me to it!   Can you give us an explanation of how it works? The box is awesome!!"
Apr 2
Ted Crocker commented on Triple Chaos Gerrit's photo
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Recycled Box Guitar

"AWESOME Gerrit!  I thought I had done everything but this is great!"
Apr 2
Ted Crocker commented on Triple Chaos Gerrit's photo
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Recycled Box Guitar

"WOW Gerrit, this is stunning!  Everywhere you look is a work of art!  Great job!!"
Apr 2
Triple Chaos Gerrit posted photos
Apr 2
Ted Crocker left a comment for George Moran
Apr 1
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Jerry H Moore left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Thanks very much!"
Mar 31
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Mar 25
Basil is now a member of Handmade Music Clubhouse
Mar 25
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51 Firebird March 2021

"This is a work of art - great job!!"
Mar 22

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Welcome to the Clubhouse!

CBG HQ - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters

We're making music fun again...

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We're a bunch of friends creating cigar box guitars, diddley bows, ukes, banjos, canjos, kalimbas, mandolins, fiddles, dulcimers, washtub basses, stompers, drums, flutes and all types of instruments, noisemakers & amps in our shops, garages and on kitchen tables using everyday objects. And playing music together!  Join the Handmade Music Clubhouse Orchestra...

 

We're a fun community! Get involved...

There are a lot of friendly, helpful people here happy to answer any questions and offer advice on building and playing. The Clubhouse features can be confusing, check out the Site Roadmap and FAQ section. Confused? Just ask!  Open the Jukebox in a new window, resize it, and listen to music from our members.

Add your location on the Clubhouse Members Map - we're global! Check out the Groups and add something interesting or ask questions. Post your photos and videos and add music to the jukebox!  

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    Clubhouse Members' Homemade Holiday Music Vids

    Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Ted Crocker Dec 22, 2020. 38 Replies

    guitar checks

    Started by Max Dickinson. Last reply by Ted Crocker Sep 27, 2020. 1 Reply

    Ted Crocker Needs Your Help!

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    David Gilmour's Floating Studio

    Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Ted Crocker Aug 25, 2020. 6 Replies

    Bass CBG

    Started by Chuck Bouwens. Last reply by Chuck Bouwens Jul 31, 2020. 2 Replies

    resonator CBG

    Started by Peter Hendley. Last reply by Peter Hendley Jul 7, 2020. 6 Replies

    Lap steel guitar.

    Started by Chuck Bouwens. Last reply by Chuck Bouwens Jun 5, 2020. 4 Replies

    New amp build

    Started by Chuck Bouwens. Last reply by Wayfinder May 16, 2020. 4 Replies

    Thanks Randy!

    Original hand carved art by Randy S Bretz crafted as a shopwarming gift for the new Crocker Guitars location. Randy makes awesome instruments, bone slides, noters, picks and hand carved art pieces. See more on his page.



    Handmade Music Clubhouse - Established November 20, 2009

    by Ted Crocker: Guitars & Gear

     
     
     

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    Hi all :)

    Posted by Rick "rocket" Moore on October 28, 2020 at 2:49am 0 Comments

    Hello all, my first post!

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    Remember and Honor

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    Guitars4Vets Lesson.

    Posted by Peter Faris on May 27, 2016 at 1:30pm 1 Comment

    NO PICTURE!!!!!!

    Posted by Peter Faris on May 23, 2016 at 1:02pm 1 Comment

    Guitars4Vets

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    2 pickups 2 volume pots

    Posted by jeff weins on March 20, 2016 at 11:30pm 5 Comments

    Another Project

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    First 5 keys for portative organ

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