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Location: New York
Latest Activity: Jul 31
Started by Keith London. Last reply by Jittery Jay Jul 31.
Started by Tilly 2 Thumbs Aug 31, 2011.
yessir, still trying to turn trash to treasure here on the southshore.
ANY BUILDERS ON LONG ISLAND?
Showing off my first CBG, already starting a second. Big thanks to everyone here sharing information!!
Any upstaters? I live in Rensselaer and would like to get yohetjetr for some pickin'.
Hey fellow NYC CBG guys. I'm taking about 7 of my guitars to The Sunnyside Gardens Octoberfest and Craft fair this Saturday. (Sunday if it's rained out). Come by have a beer and tell me what you think. Oct. 11 12p to 5p 48-21 39th Avenue, Sunnyside, Queens.
hey y'all. I have the parts necessary to build my first CBG but no saw or drill or tools at all as I just moved to nyc. Anyone know a place here I can go to get some help putting it together?
Upstate here. Wynantskill. About 15 minutes northeast from Albany Built about 5 now an working on a really cool mandolin with my son right now. My avitar is the first one we built, It was a project for some father and soon time. We are hooked.
Now I just have to learn how to play......
Building CBG's in Staten Island, anybody else around here, on the north shore?
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