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1 Latch ideas?

Latch ideas?

Posted by Mike on March 21, 2015

2 A little bum ditty for Uncle John

A little bum ditty for Uncle John

Added by Jim Morris on March 19, 2015

3 Help! I'm getting buzzed..............

Help! I'm getting buzzed..............

Posted by Tom T on March 19, 2015

4 Clawhammer on a 3 String CB Guitar

Clawhammer on a 3 String CB Guitar

Added by Jim Morris on March 22, 2015

5 Baltimore- simple fun with a 12 bar blues pattern and original lyrics

Baltimore- simple fun with a 12 bar blues pattern and original lyrics

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6 Michigan Memories

Michigan Memories

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Burying Ground

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8 drill bits

drill bits

Posted by gary sheldon on March 21, 2015

9 Surform or spokeshave for shaping neck?

Surform or spokeshave for shaping neck?

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10 Something a Little Different

Something a Little Different

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Featured Products from C. B. Gitty

Cigar Box Ukulele - Concert Scale with Macanudo box & custom-carved F-holes

Cigar Box Ukulele - Concert Scale with Macanudo box & custom-carved F-holes

This beautiful and great-sounding cigar box ukulele is handcrafted from high quality ukulele parts and hardware, and a nice Macanudo Maduro "Diplomat" paper-covered cigar box. We chose to use the bottom of the box as the sound board of the instrument, since that ..

Price: $119.99

Laser-cut Fret Scale Marking Templates - provide both Chromatic & Diatonic Scales - Pick your Scale!

Laser-cut Fret Scale Marking Templates - provide both Chromatic & Diatonic Scales - Pick your Scale!

With these templates, you'll never have to guess at getting your fret positions right again!

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Price: $12.99

Cigar Box Ukulele - Concert Scale with Romeo & Julieta Box

Cigar Box Ukulele - Concert Scale with Romeo & Julieta Box

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..

Price: $119.99

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