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1 Surform or spokeshave for shaping neck?

Surform or spokeshave for shaping neck?

Posted by AnnaW on March 25, 2015

2 Baltimore- simple fun with a 12 bar blues pattern and original lyrics

Baltimore- simple fun with a 12 bar blues pattern and original lyrics

Added by Uncle John on March 24, 2015

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TB's First CBG

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The First String Instrument? Mouthbow demo

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Hey guys need your wonderful knowledge again

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Something a Little Different

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Hobo CBG - AutomaticCotton

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