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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 Oh Crud... Now what?

Oh Crud... Now what?

Posted by John Sawyer on October 21, 2014

4 CBG Decor

CBG Decor

Posted by gary sheldon on October 19, 2014

5 Brokedown Palace

Brokedown Palace

Added by turtlehead on October 17, 2014

6 First Build Chronicles

First Build Chronicles

Posted by The Pun-isher on October 21, 2014

7 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

8 Railroad Man - by The Eels

Railroad Man - by The Eels

Added by Uncle John on October 22, 2014

9 Resonator... not sounding right

Resonator... not sounding right

Posted by Eric Kasten on October 17, 2014

10 Nancy Kat Swamp Witch

Nancy Kat Swamp Witch

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neck to solid body??

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Scott aka Farmer Ted 15 minutes ago. 2 Replies

volume pot problem

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by JL 5 hours ago. 7 Replies

First CBG finished

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by JL 7 hours ago. 3 Replies

neck fretting issue

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

CBG Decor

Started by gary sheldon in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Uncle John yesterday. 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 yesterday. 8 Replies

The Cigar Box Guitar Manifesto

Started by C. B. Gitty (Ben) in Cigar Box Nation News. Last reply by TN Twang on Wednesday. 41 Replies

Neck Drop Angle?

Started by Tom Temple in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Bad Finger (Eric) on Wednesday. 36 Replies

soft piezo rod?

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

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