Darwin Gentry
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
I don't really remember
How many instruments have you built so far?
20 or more haven't really counted
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I enjoy using found objects discarded by others to create instruments that recall the roots of music

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"Nice! This is what it’s all about!!!"
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"Love it Do what you can with what you got Nail frets are great Used them myself a time or two"
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"I feel like I just got out of the movies into the light of day. Thanks!"
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"Way cool dude!"
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"Classic Dude, Let Frank Sinatra Suck one One This !! Yep ! Epic! The Panter Likes! "
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"Now that's different, but good!, I 've built a lot Gits out of a lot of different things, but!, never a "Goat Skull' (yet!)    :-D"
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At 12:09pm on July 19, 2011, CrocBite said…
thanks for that video link. i'll have to pick up some of that adhesive and give the nails another shot!
At 4:07pm on May 18, 2010, bemuzic said…
Hi, thanks for the video comment : - )
At 10:32am on May 10, 2010, MrRandomWritings (Backwater Bri) said…
Thanks for your comment - the walnut neck I am working on is for a special commission for a CBN member. I have some maple off-cuts I have earmarked for a bass an dI think I am coming round to the idea of doing teh wine box first
At 3:07pm on April 23, 2010, Jim Mitchell said…
Hey that can be tricky stopping the build to take pictures... I have not shot any video yet. Thanks for the comments on my playing I am starting to learn to use the slide can't wait to get better just not ready to go to the crossroad... LOL ... I'll look forward to seeing more of your work.
At 3:20pm on March 23, 2010, smojo said…
Thanks, so have you! I like the snowflake tin and the goat's skull guitar - well that scares the shit out of me! Ha
At 11:28am on March 23, 2010, bemuzic said…
hi, thanks for the comment and friend add : -)
At 6:26pm on February 10, 2010, bairfoot cajun said…
hey Darwin,thanks for the comment on my first oil can build.i did a little short sound check last night and i,m fixin ta load it here at the nation if yer interested to hear how it sounds.thanks again,i get a lot of inspiration from your build ideas,and thank you for that.
At 9:40am on February 10, 2010, Bluesheart said…
Wow, got to be a little freaky taking a torch to your new build!? Great look!
 
 
 

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