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HOLY MOLY! Paul McCartney playing a CBG at the Sandy Relief Concert (Edit: and much more)

Hurricane Sandy Relief show 12/12/12   I know who made it, do you? (It's a Matty Baratto Resofiddle with wine box amp)   Saturday Night L…

Started by Ted CrockerLatest Reply

“Landfill Harmonic” The Recycled Orchestra Of Paraguay

Landfill Harmonic – A Film About Inspiring Dreams One Note at a Time   A film teaser entitled "Landfill Harmonic" features 'The Recycled O…

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Huge Collection of Blues Jam Tracks

Click TrueFire TV  for complete list, or click the right/left arrows below to scroll     TrueFire.com

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Wiring diagram

Just received in the mail from Gitty a Chrome Pre-wired pickup Selector with Volume, tone and three way switch.  It's going to be in my lat…

Started by Chuck Bouwens

7 Feb 13
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Low string

I'm up to my 10th CBG, I've been satisfied with the results for the most part. I seem to be having a problem tuning the low string. I've br…

Started by Chuck Bouwens

11 Feb 4
Reply by Wayfinder

Keith Richards: Five strings, two notes, two fingers and one asshole.

'Micawber' is probably one of Keith’s most famous trademark guitars and is a 1953 Fender Telecaster Blonde.   "The advantage (of the open-…

Started by Ted Crocker

13 Jan 1
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3D virtual tour of David Gilmore instrument auction at Christies.

Click & drag to move around the rooms, scroll to zoom and hover to get a description and estimated price of the instrument.   https://…

Started by Ted Crocker

2 Jan 1
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Hope everyone here has a fantastic New Year! May 2020 bring much inspiration, plenty of creativity and lots and lots of fun!   :)

Started by Ray O'Bannon

0 Dec 31

Abby Retires: Legendary pickup winder Abigail Ybarro retires after 57 years

from various sources - compiled/edited by Ted Crocker ---------------------------- Legendary pickup winder Abigail Ybarro retires after 57…

Started by Ted Crocker

8 Dec 28, 2019
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WARNING -don't watch these vids if you ever think you'll be a guitar player. Derek Trucks at 13 & 12 & 11 years old - plus more growing up

13, I wonder what signatures are on his SG? And 12 years old - Statesboro Blues 11th birthday 31 years old

Started by Ted Crocker

11 Dec 28, 2019
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The AWESOME video demo of the Hot Rod guitar which I posted the Builder Blog below

Started by Ted Crocker

1 Dec 27, 2019
Reply by Ted Crocker

Been gone a while need some inspiration

Have this old 6cyl valve cover that’s been hanging in my shop for several years.  Thought about a lap steel but measurements make me think…

Started by Greg Bement

6 Oct 29, 2019
Reply by james pobog

Suggestions needed...

Gluing up a build, and it needs planing to thickness. Don't have a planer. Ideas about where I can go and have it run through a shops machi…

Started by james pobog

6 Oct 27, 2019
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