Randy S. Bretz
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  • Annville, PA
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  • 1.
    I`ll Fly Away
  • 2.
    The Water is Wide
  • 3.
    You are my Sunshine
  • 4.
    Danny`s Song
  • 5.
    Somewhere Over the Rainbow
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    Away In a Manger
  • 7.
    Silent Night
  • 8.
    Carpenter
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    01 Huckleberry Road (Ed's Birthday S
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    05 Stone Cabin Run
  • 11.
    06 Sweet Arrow Lake Serenade

Randy S. Bretz's Discussions

Description with photo`s

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon Grinder Nov 4, 2011. 4 Replies

I try and add a description with all my photo`s that i add here. It helps to understand the photo and the tech. info about the photo. Some photo`s i`ve seen i have to wonder what exactly one is…Continue

 

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"Yowzers! Awesome!!"
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"Truly amazing Randy! A stunning build. Craftsmanship at its finest…"
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"The cherries make it really even more special!  Great project with a unique and special result!"
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"Im assuming the wood is cherry?"
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"Wow wee!!! That is gorgeous!! "
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"A while in the making, But!, well worth the wait, another outstanding one off Randy Bretz Build, "BEAUTIFUL" :-) :-)"
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Cherry " one piece " Top neck - 23" 018p,028,038 / Bottom neck - 28" 018p,030,044,056.
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"Cherry Sweet   Mr Bretz ! "
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
From Shane Speal at the old Yahoo cgb site
How many instruments have you built so far?
over 65
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here (at least one sentence long), your membership may be rejected as a spam/bot fake account).
the ability to create a homemade stringed instrument with my hands

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At 7:07am on September 10, 2021, Rob (Uker) Porras said…

I really enjoyed checking out your pictures. I love you live edge guitars,

At 10:40pm on July 6, 2018, Dave Lynas said…

Wow Randy! It is beautiful! Love the inlay! I can’t show yours yet as you said “surprise me”. I’ll show the box art tomorrow. ... Dave

At 3:28pm on July 5, 2018, Dave Lynas said…

Wow Randy! It is beautiful! Love the inlay! I can’t show yours yet as you said “surprise me”. I’ll show the box art tomorrow. ... Dave

At 3:39pm on May 30, 2017, darryl kernaghan said…

Oily, in case Randy doesn't see this for a few days, i'll say this, dropped mine on concrete floor a couple of years ago, clean split on the joint, i just lightly sanded it to clean it up, then joined it with araldhyte epoxy, clamped it for 24 hrs [gently] , have had no issues since, and it's been dropped a few times,.....tip, clean up insides straight away, i had a small bubble harden inside and had to remove it with the dremel

At 2:36pm on May 30, 2017, Ron "Oily" Sprague said…
Hey, Randy,
Quick repair question: my custom "Oily" bone and wood slide finally arrived from Saudi Arabia, along with all our other household goods. In two pieces. It is otherwise undamaged. What glue did you use to join the bone to the wood? I believe I can fix it, but need to know just that part of your process, if you would be so kind. Over half our stuff is water-damaged and / or moldy...
At 1:56am on January 26, 2017, Uncle John said…

Got the slide and bonus pick yesterday.  Nice bag and I like them all.  Good fit on my finger too.   Thanks!   Photo and video posted here and same video posted on a facebook diddley group.

At 3:38am on January 14, 2017, mike graff said…

THANKS FOR THE INVITE RANDY . $35 SOUNDS LIKE A DEAL . LET ME KNOW WHERE TO SEND THE MONEY . UNFORTUNATLY I DONT USE FACEBOOK

At 8:41am on September 8, 2015, Paul Craig said…

After seeing a pic of your double cutaway CBG, I just had to see all the other things you've done. Nice work.

At 3:43pm on March 10, 2015, Roberts Cogswell said…

The Osage/Ebony biscuit is stunning! Thanks for making your beautiful works of art available for folks like me.

At 9:11pm on January 25, 2015, A.D.EKER said…

Your Right Randy,Your Picture is much better!! dont know why i posted the picture? You done some cool stuff lately,Love the 10 cents Blackmore One Looks Verry Cool Vintage Style  You Artist WOOD WORKER YOU !  Greeeettssszzz A.D.

 
 
 

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