Rick Martin
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1st build and how I did it

Started this discussion. Last reply by HENRY LOWMAN Mar 2, 2010. 13 Replies

I started building my Ashton VSG Torpedo CBG#1 on 2-10-10 and finished eight days later. As I had been wanting to make a stringed instrument for years (I also make bamboo flutes), I was in "Creation…Continue

Great source of bone for nuts, saddles

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roger Morin Feb 20, 2010. 10 Replies

Yesterday, I discovered a perfect piece of bone 6" long x 1/8" thick and completely flat for $4.99 at Jo Anne Fabrics. It is called a folding and scoring tool and is used for creasing paper and other…Continue

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El-Rees-O Cigar Boxes

Started Feb 13, 2010 0 Replies

My uncle is just now getting into making CBGs and is seriously wanting an El Rees O cigar box, since "El Reeso" was his nickname way back when. I have searched the internet high and low and come up…Continue


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At 2:47pm on April 8, 2010, J.Hofmann said…
Thanks Rick!...and might I say you have some extremely beautiful builds, I still can't get over the dabloon!
At 4:54am on April 1, 2010, Dianne Woods said…
Rick, what a fantastic job you did on your pirate CBG. Great detail and planning. What a keeper!!! I especially like the captain's wheel and the sword shaped headstock. Great job.
At 5:56am on February 25, 2010, Dianne Woods said…
Rick, great looking CBG, very nice job. Great idea with the metal fret marker.

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