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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

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3 Boissy Sans Avoir - the song!

Boissy Sans Avoir - the song!

Added by Slowpaw Steve T on November 20, 2014

4 Does rod piezo require pre-amp.

Does rod piezo require pre-amp.

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Radius fret-less fret-board and strings

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Swamp Bogg Hop Nob A D Eker 2014

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two quick builder tips - 43 seconds

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

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

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Jamessted "Red"

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SWAMP WITCH GUITARS GOES TO SPACE / MARS (SERIOUSLY)

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Inexpensive strap holders

Started by Jon Leslie/Runaway Veal Music in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague 46 minutes ago. 4 Replies

Just a Hat's Off !!!

Started by Thumper in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Michael Fred Johnson 1 hour ago. 4 Replies

"It's Created, Not Bought"

Started by Jim_in_Tucson in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague 10 hours ago. 12 Replies

intonation??

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Skeesix 18 hours ago. 5 Replies

Fret size?

Started by Fake8pe in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Michael Fred Johnson 21 hours ago. 5 Replies

Soldering the back of the volume pot bunch or seperate?

Started by Jon Leslie/Runaway Veal Music in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Jon Leslie/Runaway Veal Music on Friday. 8 Replies

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