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Carved solid brass bridge

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Gravel Road Blues cover Cigar Box guitar / harmonica

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Cigar Box Builders Decree

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3 2014 Cigar Box Nation Christmas Album Submissions Page

2014 Cigar Box Nation Christmas Album Submissions Page

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Does rod piezo require pre-amp.

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The other side of life

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Soldering the back of the volume pot bunch or seperate?

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