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Three String Guitar

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1 Cigar Box Builders Decree

Cigar Box Builders Decree

Posted by Bill Baker on November 17, 2014

2 2014 Cigar Box Nation Christmas Album Submissions Page

2014 Cigar Box Nation Christmas Album Submissions Page

Posted by Slowpaw Steve T on November 18, 2014

3 Boissy Sans Avoir - the song!

Boissy Sans Avoir - the song!

Added by Slowpaw Steve T on November 20, 2014

4 SWAMP WITCH GUITARS  GOES TO   SPACE  / MARS  (SERIOUSLY)

SWAMP WITCH GUITARS GOES TO SPACE / MARS (SERIOUSLY)

Posted by the anonymous pick on November 21, 2014

5 Swamp Bogg  Hop Nob    A D Eker 2014

Swamp Bogg Hop Nob A D Eker 2014

Added by Andries D. EKER on November 18, 2014

6 Jamessted "Red"

Jamessted "Red"

Added by Ted Hartman on November 21, 2014

7 two quick builder tips - 43 seconds

two quick builder tips - 43 seconds

Added by Uncle John on November 19, 2014

8 Radius fret-less fret-board and strings

Radius fret-less fret-board and strings

Posted by Uncle Fred on November 17, 2014

9 Man did this..... (Swampwitch clean tone)

Man did this..... (Swampwitch clean tone)

Added by BUG on November 18, 2014

10 Lord I thank you Thankgiving Prayer

Lord I thank you Thankgiving Prayer

Added by James O Lunsford on November 21, 2014

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Inexpensive strap holders

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intonation??

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"It's Created, Not Bought"

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Fret size?

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Soldering the back of the volume pot bunch or seperate?

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