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1 My first ten years in the CBG world

My first ten years in the CBG world

Posted by Uncle John on April 19, 2015

2 Driftwood Lap Steel

Driftwood Lap Steel

Added by Jason Mills on April 14, 2015

3 Diddley bow straps for kids

Diddley bow straps for kids

Posted by Mike on April 14, 2015

4 Worried About You Baby - lyrics  & CBG tab

Worried About You Baby - lyrics & CBG tab

Added by Uncle John on April 17, 2015

5 SWAMP WITCH GUITARS 5'OCLOCK CHARLIE CBG   FESTIVAL CARGO

SWAMP WITCH GUITARS 5'OCLOCK CHARLIE CBG FESTIVAL CARGO

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6 Original by Richey Kay on 3 string multi-scale CBG

Original by Richey Kay on 3 string multi-scale CBG

Added by Richey Kay on April 19, 2015

7 Play Break

Play Break

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8 Diamonds In The Rough

Diamonds In The Rough

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Bad Finger 66

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10 An Apology-- and the Concept of Folk Music

An Apology-- and the Concept of Folk Music

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2pc. "Don't Tread on Me" Gadsen Flag Jack Plates - Choose from 4 Wood Types!

2pc. "Don't Tread on Me" Gadsen Flag Jack Plates - Choose from 4 Wood Types!

This is a set of two laser-cut jack plates engraved with the well-known "Don't Tread on Me" Gadsen flag text and coiled snake motif. This patriotic image was first used during the American Revolutionary War, and remains popular today for political purpose..

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Hardwood Nut & Saddle Blanks for Cigar Box Guitars & More - Choose Wood and Quantity

Hardwood Nut & Saddle Blanks for Cigar Box Guitars & More - Choose Wood and Quantity

These are hardwood blanks that can be used as nuts or saddles, perfect for cigar box guitars and other homemade instruments. Here are the dimensions:

  • Length: 2" (50.8mm)
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25pc. 1/4" Hardwood Fret Marker Inlay Dots - Choose Your Favorite Wood Type

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This is a pack of 25 1/4" (0.25 inch) hardwood fret position markers, laser-cut from 1/8" thick hardwood panels. These are sized perfectly for inserting into 1/4" holes drilled in your cigar box guitar fretboard or neck, for marking the key fret positions (usuall..

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Poplar neck

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diddley bow tabs

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Tenor guitar

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