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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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OK, that makes it harder....

Friends and kinfolk, I am aggrieved. Just went to the usually helpful cigar shop to stock up on boxes for the Xmas hot season only to disco…

Started by Mike S

6 Nov 15
Reply by Wayfinder

Good source for pre shaped and fretted necks

Looking for a source for quality 3 and 4 string necks. Ant leads would be appreciated. Thanks.

Started by Paul Ronson

7 Nov 5
Reply by Mike S

Combining 2 piezos and a mag pickup - wiring.

Hello all, First time here, and I found the place while searching for wiring diagrams. Found one by Ted Crocker, that lead me here. I'm c…

Started by Laurence Manly

5 Oct 14
Reply by Wayfinder

How to Build an Induction Pickup

    On another board I had posted an article summarizing and detailing the amazing work of about a dozen people in creating a unique guitar…

Started by Wayfinder

14 Oct 14
Reply by Wayfinder

RED ALERT! >>> Cigar Box Guitar News

Hey guys Check this out, It's a 1920's Red Top Grease Can Banjo Look at the details on this really cool instrument, this is homemade twa…

Started by J.J. Rango

0 Oct 3

Journal article on the Cigar Box Guitar scene in the UK

Hi all, I'm new to posting on here, so hope this is the right place/way to do this. I got into making cbg's while carrying out research for…

Started by Paul Atkinson

1 Aug 23
Reply by Ted Crocker

Shamisen build?????

Morning all, been gone from here for a while working on other projects (4 wheel) lol.  Any way have a friend that would like me to build a…

Started by Greg Bement

2 Jul 14
Reply by Ted Crocker

David Gilmour's Floating Studio

(I didn't write this, I compiled it,,, with comments... From Buoyant Life   Music On the Thames Written by Francine Schwartz…

Started by Ted Crocker

8 Jul 7
Reply by Ted Crocker

Silverware Singer Hybrid Box Guitar

SILVERWARE SINGER HYBRID BOX GUITAR Finished instrument. Thought I'd share.  This is my newest build, the Silverware Singer. As its nam…

Started by Wayfinder

1 Jun 15
Reply by Ted Crocker

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

9 May 22
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