Milt Haselmire
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  • North Battleford Saskatchewan
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Milt Haselmire commented on Norbert Kochhan's video
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Dirty Old Town

"I love this. Huge Pogues fan. Used to do this song long ago. Are those KRK speakers in the back? "
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Milt Haselmire commented on Erasmo Coco's video
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Cover Of Can't You See

"Hey Erasmo you're right about 12 strings never being in tune. Same with mandolins. Only 3 in the world in tune at the same time."
Sunday
Milt Haselmire commented on Erasmo Coco's video
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Cover Of Can't You See

"Always liked this song. Good stuff."
Saturday
Milt Haselmire commented on Milt Haselmire's video
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Backslider Guitars Runaway Train

"Thanks Erasmo. Building guitars and playing them is one of two things I like doing, and I'll never tell what the other one is."
Aug 7
Erasmo Coco commented on Milt Haselmire's video
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"Looks and sounds great!!"
Aug 7
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Milt Haselmire commented on Milt Haselmire's video
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"Thanks Derek. I don't build too many solid bodies, but I had a nice offcut from a 6x6 deck post. Cedar isn't  ideal for a body, but I had to do something with it"
Aug 7
Milt Haselmire commented on Jim Morris's video
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Derek Rose commented on Milt Haselmire's video
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"Cool build and sounds great. Nice playing Milt."
Aug 6
Milt Haselmire commented on Milt Haselmire's video
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"Thanks Richard and AGP. Its a fun song and a fun guitar to play."
Aug 6
Richard Sundberg liked Milt Haselmire's video
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Richard Sundberg commented on Milt Haselmire's video
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"Enjoyed the train ride, runaway but smooth slider all the way to a dead stop. I like that guitar, it's a beauty Milt! Nice sounding video!"
Aug 6
AGP # commented on Milt Haselmire's video
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"Yep!, enjoyed that !!!!!!!!!!!!"
Aug 6
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Milt Haselmire commented on Milt Haselmire's video
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"Thanks John The pickups are from a company in Ontario Canada. Not cheap, but not too expensive for hand wounds."
Aug 6

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Google
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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"one day  , one girl , one string  , one thousand inspired . ;-)"
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AGP #291 - ''El Rey''

"Very nice !  Great neck ."
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