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1 Neck Drop Angle?

Neck Drop Angle?

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bruised apple burst swamp witch guitar

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

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

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Resonator... not sounding right

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Bridge-imbedded rod piezo question.

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SWAMP WITCH GUITARS OCTOBER SPOOKY AD

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neck fretting issue

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by JL 6 minutes ago. 11 Replies

Neck Drop Angle?

Started by Tom Temple in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Better Trees 2 hours ago. 35 Replies

Show us your work space!

Started by Shawn in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by mike anderson Blues Box Guitars 2 hours ago. 110 Replies

bought some wood!

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by john mackay 5 hours ago. 9 Replies

CBG Decor

Started by gary sheldon in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Thumper 16 hours ago. 36 Replies

The Cigar Box Guitar Manifesto

Started by C. B. Gitty (Ben) in Cigar Box Nation News. Last reply by Bill Baker yesterday. 38 Replies

soft piezo rod?

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

headstock taper?

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

Hats Required?

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

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