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Hippy Chip posted photos
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Ted Crocker replied to Ted Crocker's discussion Knotlenny's ULTIMATE BEST FIRST CBG LESSON!!!! in the group CBG Playing for Dummies
"Watch this!!!!"
8 hours ago
Lapsteel washboard replied to Patrick Seymour's discussion License plate guitar
14 hours ago
Ted Crocker left a comment for Greg Tiffany
"Hi Greg.  I'm an hour or two down the coast in Stuart.  You're welcome to stop by my shop any time you want - let's build something...  Check out a thousand or so of my builds.  Let me know if you need help with…"
Greg Tiffany left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Thanks Ted for the warm welcome.  I live in Palm Bay Fl. East central Fl.  I have been building CBG's and the like for about a year.  Great Hobby I just need to work on my playing. I will be looking on this site for any Fl based…"
BrianQ. left a comment for George Miller
"Welcome to the clubhouse George, glad ya made it "
BrianQ. left a comment for Greg Tiffany
"Hey Greg, welcome to the clubhouse!"
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Michael R Cossey posted photos
Ted Crocker commented on Spencer Lockhart's photo


"Great build Spencer, I love the aged box!"
Spencer Lockhart commented on Spencer Lockhart's photo


"Thanks BrianQ, I'm still learning, might not be pretty but it plays wonderfully. "
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Feb 16
Spencer Lockhart posted a status
"My latest project"
Feb 15
Spencer Lockhart posted photos
Feb 15
Rich Halliburton left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Thank you so much for the Birthday wishes Ted. Year after year, you never fail. I've had 72 of em now, and were it not for you, I would have missed celebrating this one. Your post today on Facebook, was a little troubling, especially if it…"
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BrianQ. left a comment for george rance
"Welcome to the clubhouse, George"
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John Metcalfe left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Thanks Ted, 67 aint too bad for not really trying hard. John"
Feb 13
george rance is now a member of Handmade Music Clubhouse
Feb 13
Diego Desimone left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Thank you!!!"
Feb 12
Michael R Cossey commented on Michael R Cossey's blog post Back at it....Boatar build #2 This ones for my Granddaughter.
"Thanks Ted........"
Feb 12




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We're 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. Join the Handmade Music Clubhouse Orchestra...


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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.

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    License plate guitar

    Started by Patrick Seymour. Last reply by Lapsteel washboard 14 hours ago. 3 Replies

    tube pickups

    Started by Richard. Last reply by Wayfinder Feb 11. 8 Replies

    Combining 2 piezos and a mag pickup - wiring.

    Started by Laurence Manly. Last reply by David Pfeiffer Feb 11. 12 Replies

    Back to building!

    Started by Chuck Mallory. Last reply by Ted Crocker Feb 9. 1 Reply


    Started by Lapsteel washboard. Last reply by Ted Crocker Dec 19, 2018. 2 Replies

    Hunter S Thompson interviews Keith Richards

    Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Ted Crocker Dec 18, 2018. 2 Replies

    OK, that makes it harder....

    Started by Mike S. Last reply by Wayfinder Nov 15, 2018. 6 Replies

    Good source for pre shaped and fretted necks

    Started by Paul Ronson. Last reply by Mike S Nov 5, 2018. 7 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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