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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

3 Resonator... not sounding right

Resonator... not sounding right

Posted by Eric Kasten on October 17, 2014

4 bruised  apple burst  swamp witch guitar

bruised apple burst swamp witch guitar

Added by the anonymous pick on October 17, 2014

5 CBG Decor

CBG Decor

Posted by gary sheldon on October 19, 2014

6 Much Too Young

Much Too Young

Added by RTZGUITARS on October 17, 2014

7 First Build Chronicles

First Build Chronicles

Posted by The Pun-isher on October 21, 2014

8 Diddley Gospel and tablature - Lord Help The Poor & Needy

Diddley Gospel and tablature - Lord Help The Poor & Needy

Added by Uncle John on October 19, 2014

9 Railroad Man - by The Eels

Railroad Man - by The Eels

Added by Uncle John on October 22, 2014

10 Mr Wolf Calling

Mr Wolf Calling

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volume pot problem

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Eric Kasten 51 minutes ago. 5 Replies

neck fretting issue

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Eric Kasten 4 hours ago. 28 Replies

bought some wood!

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Eric Kasten 4 hours ago. 12 Replies

CBG Decor

Started by gary sheldon in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Uncle John 4 hours ago. 48 Replies

Timbre Land Whiskey Band

Started by Timbre Land Whiskey Band in Fests and Concerts: Organizing and Promoting. Last reply by Timbre Land Whiskey Band 5 hours ago. 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) yesterday. 36 Replies

soft piezo rod?

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

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