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1 Post a Picture of Your Favorite Build

Post a Picture of Your Favorite Build

Posted by Rob Uker on February 25, 2015

2 sound holes need advice

sound holes need advice

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3 Finding the Motherlode

Finding the Motherlode

Posted by Wayfinder on February 26, 2015

4 Cbn neil young album anyone?

Cbn neil young album anyone?

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5 Seasick Steve & his Hubcap Guitar - Bring It On

Seasick Steve & his Hubcap Guitar - Bring It On

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6 The Arrival and Unveil of the Uncle John CBG   2015

The Arrival and Unveil of the Uncle John CBG 2015

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7 Should the straight thru neck contact the top off the box the entire way?

Should the straight thru neck contact the top off the box the entire way?

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8 Wild Rover  3 chord Irish Song on DGB guitar

Wild Rover 3 chord Irish Song on DGB guitar

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One Misty Morning A D Eker 2015

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Cigar Box Ukulele - Concert Scale with Romeo & Julieta Box

Cigar Box Ukulele - Concert Scale with Romeo & Julieta Box

This beautiful and great-sounding cigar box ukulele is handcrafted from high quality ukulele parts and hardware, and a nice Romeo & Julieta "Figurado" paper-covered cigar box. We chose to use the bottom of the box as the sound board of the instrument, since t..

Price: $119.99

3-string Chrome Hard-tail Bridge for Cigar Box Guitars & More

3-string Chrome Hard-tail Bridge for Cigar Box Guitars & More

This is a chrome electric guitar-style hard-tail bridge, but made for 3-string cigar box guitars! It took us a long time to find a source for these, but now we got 'em!

These bridges are "top-loading..

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Teisco Del Rey(TM)-style "Gold Foil" Clip-in Magnetic Pickup with Amp Cord

Teisco Del Rey(TM)-style "Gold Foil" Clip-in Magnetic Pickup with Amp Cord

Authentic 1960's Pawn Shop Guitar Tone! Patterned after the famous Ry Cooder Gold Foil pickup...

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