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the reception of the Uncle John Build

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CBG uke tall ship uke, tall ship 017

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1 Post a Picture of Your Favorite Build

Post a Picture of Your Favorite Build

Posted by Rob Uker on February 25, 2015

2 My first CBG is in the books

My first CBG is in the books

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3 sound holes need advice

sound holes need advice

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4 Highwood Highlander Double Feature

Highwood Highlander Double Feature

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5 What Tools Do You REALLY Need?

What Tools Do You REALLY Need?

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7 The Arrival and Unveil of the Uncle John CBG   2015

The Arrival and Unveil of the Uncle John CBG 2015

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Bonus Pay Blues

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9 Nothing Without You - Steve Earle - cover by Tinkgerman/ProfWaldo

Nothing Without You - Steve Earle - cover by Tinkgerman/ProfWaldo

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Uncle's Radio!

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A real cigar box, maple neck, rosewood fretboard, bone nut, rosewood bridge with bone saddle, and a Peruvian walnut neck heel... these ukuleles both look and sound awesome.

This beautiful and great-sounding cigar box ukulele is handcrafted from high quality ukulele parts and hardware, and a nice Romeo & Julieta "Figurado" paper-covered cigar box. We chose to use the bottom of the box as the sound board of the instrument, since t..

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3-string Chrome Hard-tail Bridge for Cigar Box Guitars & More

3-string Chrome Hard-tail Bridge for Cigar Box Guitars & More

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Teisco Del Rey(TM)-style "Gold Foil" Clip-in Magnetic Pickup with Amp Cord

Authentic 1960's Pawn Shop Guitar Tone! Patterned after the famous Ry Cooder Gold Foil pickup...

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