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Top Content 

1 Neck Drop Angle?

Neck Drop Angle?

Posted by Tom Temple on October 19, 2014

2 neck fretting issue

neck fretting issue

Posted by Christopher Lee dixon on October 21, 2014

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Oh Crud... Now what?

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4 CBG Decor

CBG Decor

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First Build Chronicles

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Diddley Gospel and tablature - Lord Help The Poor & Needy

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Railroad Man - by The Eels

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8 Resonator... not sounding right

Resonator... not sounding right

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volume pot problem

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First CBG finished

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neck fretting issue

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Eric Kasten yesterday. 28 Replies

CBG Decor

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Timbre Land Whiskey Band

Started by Timbre Land Whiskey Band in Fests and Concerts: Organizing and Promoting. Last reply by Timbre Land Whiskey Band yesterday. 8 Replies

The Cigar Box Guitar Manifesto

Started by C. B. Gitty (Ben) in Cigar Box Nation News. Last reply by TN Twang yesterday. 41 Replies

Neck Drop Angle?

Started by Tom Temple in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Bad Finger (Eric) on Wednesday. 36 Replies

soft piezo rod?

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Bad Finger (Eric) on Tuesday. 5 Replies

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