Milt Haselmire
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  • North Battleford Saskatchewan
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Milt Haselmire commented on Erasmo Coco's video
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Cookie Tin Guitar & Pignose HG20 & Audio Speaker Cab

"Guess the Sony is kinda like a small PA speaker. Should be able to handle all frequencies except extreme lows. Sounds good and well played."
19 hours ago
Milt Haselmire commented on Uncle John's video
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Redneck Mother ~ with lyrics

"Always liked the New Riders Of The Purple Sage version. Good choice of songs."
yesterday
Milt Haselmire commented on Erasmo Coco's video
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Back Porch Tin Can Resonator 3 String

"That sounds great. T shirt weather here too."
Tuesday
Milt Haselmire replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion VIDEO & PHOTOS: Jim Morris Re-Creates Historic Fiddle from Just a Photo
"Takes a lot to impress me at my age but I'm impressed."
Tuesday
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Milt Haselmire commented on Erasmo Coco's video
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Sunday Morning Whiskey Box Back Porch

"Sunday morning whiskey. Ah for the good old days. Well done."
Sunday
Milt Haselmire commented on Erasmo Coco's video
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Slide Banjo - Cherry Blossom Blues

"Another great sounding instrument. Trees are beautiful too."
May 18
Milt Haselmire commented on Uncle John's video
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Formerly A Banjo

"Sounds good. Crank her up."
May 15
Milt Haselmire commented on Erasmo Coco's video
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Dirt Digg'in, Beer Drink'in, Alberta Back Porch Blues

"I sure like the look and sound of that guitar. Just was out looking at the yard. Grass is almost needing to be cut. All 2 acres of it."
May 14
Milt Haselmire commented on Erasmo Coco's video
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Backslider Paint Lid Tricone Guitar

"Well played and great tone. I pretty much build guitars to be plugged in. Real tough to get much volume from a small wooden body."
May 11
Milt Haselmire commented on Erasmo Coco's video
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Inside the Big Box Tin 3 String Fretless Guitar

"Playability first and most important. Sound quality is second. Anything else is a bonus. Old school build at its best."
May 10
Milt Haselmire commented on Erasmo Coco's video
May 8
Milt Haselmire commented on Andries D. EKER's video
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Evil lin A D EKER 2018

"Sounds great Andries. I like the look of the archtop. Only one I have is an old Harmony."
May 5
Milt Haselmire commented on Erasmo Coco's video
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Appalachian Dulcimer

"Don't really understand how dulcimers work but it sure sounds good. Keep em coming."
May 5
Milt Haselmire commented on Erasmo Coco's video
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Cookie Tin Guitar- Fuzz Pedal & Pignose 20

"Good stuff. Happy anniversary."
May 4
Milt Haselmire commented on Erasmo Coco's video
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2 String Cookie Tin Diddley

"Enjoying your music, the nice weather, and the cold beer."
May 2

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How many instruments have you built so far?
70
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Cheap and easy to build a good one. Nothing is more fun than playing one.

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Backslider Washboards

Posted on June 19, 2017 at 6:30pm 4 Comments

Just completed a small run of these. Two are one string Diddly Bows and the rest are 3 Stringers. Reclaimed Fir necks with single coils. All wiring is enclosed. Aluminum bridge and nuts.…

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Backslider Guitars

Posted on June 16, 2017 at 7:06pm 3 Comments

I build and repair guitars in Western Canada. For many years I built traditional Acoustic And Electrics one at a time. In the last number of years I am making and playing almost exclusively 3 and 4 string CBG's and homemade guitars. I generally have several guitars for sale.

For those that are interested I thought I would post some of my builds, some of my techniques, and some works in progress. I work in a one man shop, that was originally a 1950's barn, and was in bad disrepair when…

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At 6:40pm on January 13, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Yep Got 5 vingers on every Hand! they all like to go for a walk now and then! Thanks Milt!

At 11:02am on January 7, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Milt ! Allways Appriciate Your Likes ! Glad you liked it ! thats why we send them, greeeeettssszz  A.D.

At 9:17am on January 2, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

TO BAD! ITS FUTILE ofcourse i know but sometimes you wonder why the stuff you needed at the time is now 4/ to 5/ times cheaper  and better qualety? at least now i enjoy it more ! all the Best in the new Year Milt !! 

At 3:13am on December 1, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

That my Friend is why we are gathered Here On the Nation! good one on You! thanks for the reply ! Greeeeettsszz A.D.

At 6:03pm on November 30, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Come think of it you build some fine looking backslider Guitars there Milt!!

At 6:01pm on November 30, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

You just go right ahead no body is stopping you !! have one on me !! Cheeers!

At 5:34pm on November 22, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Its my regal Milt,its american made, put in a new hot plate whit pickup reinforced the innercone sadel change the tuners, neck and body is  superbe but it was costly at the time some 30 years ago, one of my fav, to play cose of the low range, thanks for the comment Milt 1 be reading Ye ! greeeeeettsszz A.D.

 
 
 

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