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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 Cbn neil young album anyone?

Cbn neil young album anyone?

Posted by c# merle on February 27, 2015

3 Seasick Steve & his Hubcap Guitar - Bring It On

Seasick Steve & his Hubcap Guitar - Bring It On

Added by Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com) on February 27, 2015

4 Finding the Motherlode

Finding the Motherlode

Posted by Wayfinder on February 26, 2015

5 sound holes need advice

sound holes need advice

Posted by Scruggy on February 24, 2015

6 Wild Rover  3 chord Irish Song on DGB guitar

Wild Rover 3 chord Irish Song on DGB guitar

Added by Uncle John on February 28, 2015

7 A Little Swampy Picking

A Little Swampy Picking

Added by James O Lunsford on February 28, 2015

8 Alloy top 3 string dog bowl

Alloy top 3 string dog bowl

Added by shane wagstaff on February 28, 2015

9 Seamus Daley plays Molly Malone on the demonstrator 3 string

Seamus Daley plays Molly Malone on the demonstrator 3 string

Added by Jim Morris on March 1, 2015

10 One Misty Morning  A D Eker 2015

One Misty Morning A D Eker 2015

Added by Andries D. EKER on February 28, 2015

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