Gary Krepak- Sole Food Diddley Works
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Still alive and well.

Posted on August 1, 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Just thought I would pop in and type a note to let everyone know I am still building. I have new models coming out and an entire new arsenal of machinery to build my guitars with. See you ate the James Burton International Guitar Festival!

Sole Food Diddley Works, Behind the Guitars

Posted on January 7, 2009 at 12:08pm 0 Comments

My Name is Gary Krepak, founder and sole luthier of Sole Food Diddley Works in Shreveport Louisiana.

I am married to Alison Yvette Simoneaux Krepak and have two sons, Alexander Vladimir and Zachary Austin.

This is a family business that one day, may actually BECOME a business, at the moment, it is a hobby that has become a business. I never envisioned the day that the Gispert box I grafted of piece of poplar to, would evolve so quickly into so many different instruments. Instruments… Continue

How the Hell Did That Happen?

Posted on January 1, 2009 at 6:37am 1 Comment

One day, after working at the music store, I came home to discover that Bo Diddley had died. The news really put a cloud over my day. Upon reading the article of his passing, they commented on his playing on a Cigar Box Guitar in his youth, thus explaining his preference in guitar shapes... This intrigued me. I Said "I can do that." Well, the day, I was at the smoke shop and Lowes, thre days later, Diddley King #1, was born. A week , later, two more followed, then I got online and start looking… Continue

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At 12:59am on April 17, 2018, Gary Krepak- Sole Food Diddley Works said…
I am back.
Its been nine years. Im rebuilding a new shop on a farm in north louisiana. More to come...
At 9:11am on August 30, 2013, Clock The Wolf said…

Hello, whoever you are!

At 11:45am on August 24, 2009, Keni Lee Burgess said…
Hello,
I have started a CBN group entitled, "How to Play CBG" It is my hope and intention to encourage the "Wealth of Talent" here on the Nation to share their knowledge and skill to further the CBG movement. Please consider contributing an instructional "video" link to this group. If you are a viewer seeking instruction, please feel free to write. If you have any suggestions or know other players who you think may want to post instructional "video" links, please contact me. Thank you for your interest and support, Keni Lee
At 7:09pm on August 1, 2009, JUJU said…
Hey Gary , Where you been bro ! been a long time ! , good to hear your alive and kicking , cant wait to see your new builds , take it easy now
juju. :-)
At 8:43pm on February 7, 2009, Kuba said…
Thanks for adding me. I'm gonna start making my first cbg soon. Keep up a good job, I'll need some help in the future. Good luck in your business.
At 2:46pm on January 27, 2009, rodney fruits said…
you have some :) pics in here, glad i took a peek.
At 3:25pm on January 23, 2009, James Jensen said…
Gary,

Thanks for the compliment. It came to me in a flash. As you can prob tell its a wall mount bottle opener.

Cheers,

JJ
At 4:40pm on January 20, 2009, bairfoot cajun said…
i tell it like i see it man, i mean what i say and i say what i mean.sometimes we as a people are able to change the future by what comes out of our mouth, with that said i always try to say things that are positive and always predict good happenings on folks that deserve it. may you have cigarbox guitar prosperity shine its light on you Gary Krepak.
At 4:17pm on January 20, 2009, bairfoot cajun said…
thanks gary for being who you are, you are borderline genius/mad scientist, so i say you are a string physician in the making,before you know it you will have a deversafide following of great people as customers to feed your buisness. keep up the good work cause you are on a journey with great rewards, and besides all that you be from my home state, i never met nobody from louisiana i didnt like.theres good people in louisiana dont you think?
At 9:02am on January 16, 2009, JUJU said…
Hi Gary
Thanks for the Friends invite it's a honor
also many thanks for the great comments you added to my photos - i have been looking through yours and i must say your a fantastic Craftsman you got some wicked builds my friend
your ukes look a million $'s mate - i'm doing a uke very shortly , bought a martin style uke neck some time since now but never got around to building the rest as yet but it's on the short list ( bought the uke neck because it was very cheap on ebay - it's a well made one by the looks of it) i will be making a template from it

sorry about the screw-ups with the live chat last night/this morning for me - my modem was going hey wire it's never done it before !! every time i wrote a message and clicked to enter it to the live chat the message was never sent and the modem dropped the connection - very strange
well my friend hope to chat again
look after yourself
Best regards from the UK
juju.
 
 
 

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