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Making a Tailpiece Tutorial A D Eker 2014

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Making a Tailpiece Tutorial A D Eker 2014

DIY Tutorial For making a sheap and sturdy Tailpiece for your CBG Guitar,you can vary the type of hinge, study hole position and adapt to the design of your ...
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