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Greg Tiffany left a comment for Ted Crocker
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Fretting 101

"Very cool!"
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Time Machine

"You need an amp with 1.21 gigawatts!"
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Porch Monster

"I love this!"
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Toaster Tray top

"Very cool Jerry! Interesting that it's the loudest."
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Toaster Tray top

"still the loudest un-amplified after 150+ builds .,.,"
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Porch Monster

"I forgot about this one.,,. time to build another .,.,"
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Time Machine

"JJ Kale guitar from builder St Wishnevsky .,.,I shoulda kept her.,.,"
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Fretting 101

"I miss that fretless build.,.,after fretting 80+  CBG's I think I have figured it out.,.,"
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Toothpick Diddley

"Cool.,.,yep time to finish'r up.,.,"
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"Welcome :)"
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Ted Crocker left a comment for Bruce Newman
"Hi Bruce, welcome to the Handmade Music Clubhouse - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters (CBG HQ)!  I built the Edison Volt. Check out more of my creations here. Each album has many pics, some with many different builds. The focus here is on all…"
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Bruce Newman is now a member of Handmade Music Clubhouse
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Toothpick Diddley

Found this in the back of a wood pile recently, time to finish ‘er up? Regular toothpicks & bamboo skewer nut.
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joni bishop left a comment for Ted Crocker
"Thanks, Ted...I'm starting to feel like a well-aged CBG! ; )"
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"AWESOME!   Great first build Len!"
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Diddly Bow (1)

"Nice build Len!!"
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"WOW Chuck, great builds!!!  Cool boxes!!"
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"4 of my 5 completed cbg’s plus cbg amp. Gave my grandson in college one of the electric cbg’s I made. Currently working on a ukulele."
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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 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...

 

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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    How Do You Record Your Music?

    Started by Cigarbox Slim. Last reply by Tom Temple Oct 5. 3 Replies

    Good day to you all from Bristol

    Started by Nathan Harris Sep 6. 0 Replies

    How to Build an Induction Pickup

    Started by Wayfinder. Last reply by Matt Quinney Aug 26. 16 Replies

    OK, that makes it harder....

    Started by Mike S. Last reply by Angus Edwards May 27. 9 Replies

    License plate guitar

    Started by Patrick Seymour. Last reply by Lapsteel washboard Feb 21. 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

    2018

    Started by Lapsteel washboard. Last reply by Ted Crocker Dec 19, 2018. 2 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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    Remember and Honor

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    Guitars4Vets Lesson.

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

    NO PICTURE!!!!!!

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    Guitars4Vets

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    2 pickups 2 volume pots

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    Another Project

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    First 5 keys for portative organ

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    Bonjour !!!!

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    Other places to find me

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    Guitars 4 Vets.

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