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Ted Crocker replied to Michael Glenn's discussion Can anyone help me find some good 3 chord songs? in the group CBG Playing for Dummies
"Neil, double check that link, it says 404 Not Found thanks!"
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Joe Arbour is now a member of Handmade Music Clubhouse
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Neil Sewell replied to Michael Glenn's discussion Can anyone help me find some good 3 chord songs? in the group CBG Playing for Dummies
"Hi Folks This chap is trying to build his following if you’re interested in 3 chords on a slide cbg. https://youtu.be/jTVJ-ZAIQWUhttps://youtu.be/jTVJ-ZAIQWU"
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BrianQ. replied to Tim Skyrme's discussion Hi from Australia in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
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Hi from Australia

My name is Tim Skyrme and I started with a Chinese 3 string from Aldi Supermarket a year or so back. Long story short, I am now on about number 30 and starting to enter the world of pickups and amps if I can figure it all out.See More
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Water Jug Stand Up Bass

"BrianQ- I got a better bass sound there than putting it down lower. "
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Tim Pannabecker left a comment for BrianQ.
"Thank you this site seems very comfortable "
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Rasping the neck profile

"I actually have 8 rasps, a spokeshave, plenty of sanding blocks. hand saws. hand drills---I can build guitars without any electricity at all :) I also have a butt-load of powered woodworking tools, but I always finish my necks by hand :) "
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BrianQ. left a comment for Tim Pannabecker
"Welcome to the clubhouse Tim"
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Rasping the neck profile

"Right on Chip, I prefer the ol’ rasp over power tools, too"
Wednesday
BrianQ. replied to Hervé Desormeaux's discussion My name is Herve... in the group - Hello - My Name Is...
"Welcome Herve, nobody is perfect"
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My name is Herve...

Hello. My name is Hervé. I live in the North of France. I started making an instrument very recently, even though I've been a musician forever (from age 3 to now 63). The big problem is my lamentable English who must go through Google. In advance,…See More
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- Hello - My Name Is...

The Clubhouse is a community of friends. Introduce yourself and lets get to know a little about each other.See More
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Ted Crocker left a comment for Hervé Desormeaux
"Hi Hervé, welcome to the Handmade Music Clubhouse - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters (CBG HQ)! The focus here is on all types of handmade instruments and music. There are lots of helpful builders and players here and lots of Groups to…"
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Rasping the neck profile

This is another Southern Yellow Pine laminated lath strip neck---3-string fretless---and the antique rasp I use to shape all of my necks.
Wednesday
Marvin O'Gravel posted a status
"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBWc5Ye-uLU Love to see people building with unusual materials. This colored pencil guitar is great!"
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CBG HQ - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters

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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 BrianQ. Jan 1. 2 Replies

    2018

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

    Hunter S Thompson interviews Keith Richards

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    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

    Combining 2 piezos and a mag pickup - wiring.

    Started by Laurence Manly. Last reply by Wayfinder Oct 14, 2018. 5 Replies

    How to Build an Induction Pickup

    Started by Wayfinder. Last reply by Wayfinder Oct 14, 2018. 14 Replies

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    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

    Posted by Jim N. on May 28, 2018 at 12:00am 0 Comments

    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

    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

    Posted by Bjørn Houdorf on February 26, 2016 at 2:30pm 2 Comments

    Bonjour !!!!

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    Other places to find me

    Posted by George Liros on December 11, 2015 at 6:20pm 0 Comments

    Guitars 4 Vets.

    Posted by Peter Faris on November 6, 2015 at 11:42am 1 Comment

    Documenting my first builds.

    Posted by Hollywood on October 13, 2015 at 1:30am 8 Comments

    Recycling wood

    Posted by Alan Garrett on June 29, 2015 at 5:30pm 3 Comments

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