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1 Cornbread & Butterbeans

Cornbread & Butterbeans

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2 The Silver Tongued Devil - Kris Kristofferson song

The Silver Tongued Devil - Kris Kristofferson song

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3 Gallows Tree .. 1 of my own songs "Sorry"

Gallows Tree .. 1 of my own songs "Sorry"

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How toTreat a Fingerboard

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bruised apple burst swamp witch guitar

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Much Too Young

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Resonator... not sounding right

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SWAMP WITCH GUITARS OCTOBER SPOOKY AD

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CBG Decor

Started by gary sheldon in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by gary sheldon 2 minutes ago. 11 Replies

soft piezo rod?

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague 21 minutes ago. 4 Replies

headstock taper?

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Christopher Lee dixon 2 hours ago. 8 Replies

Hats Required?

Started by Amy O'Donnell in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by White Raven 3 hours ago. 116 Replies

adding piezos to CBG

Started by Brian Geisel in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Brian Geisel 10 hours ago. 6 Replies

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