Robert Killen
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    At the Horizon
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    Hey hey Santa, whatcha doin with that coal?

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With a broom and a shovel...music!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder Feb 26, 2016. 1 Reply

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Wonderful video! - Scatman Crothers on tenor guitar with Redd Foxx

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat Jan 17, 2016. 4 Replies

This video just showed up on my FB feed and thought some of you might enjoy it. Cheers!...Continue

Using an old pallet as shelving for my boxes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tnfishdaddy Jan 16, 2016. 1 Reply

I was organizing my mini-shop this weekend and needed a place to stack my paltry collection of boxes. I had an old pallet outside. So I pulled most of the bottom slats off and leaned it against the…Continue

How do I delete music that I uploaded?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Killen Dec 23, 2015. 2 Replies

I tried to upload a song and got a failure message. So I did it again. Got the same message. Apparently it lied. Now I've two copies of the same song in my profile and can't find a way to delete…Continue

 

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Paul Craig liked Robert Killen's discussion Doubling the high string
Oct 14
Paul Craig replied to Robert Killen's discussion Doubling the high string in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Sorry for the late response, I'm just now seeing this. I made that "Dulcitar" back in 1994 as a weekend project. It had a 1"x3" neck at 28" scale made of Red Oak and a 1/2"x3" Red Oak fretboard. I was worried…"
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Order99 liked Robert Killen's discussion Doubling the high string
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Tim Pannabecker replied to Robert Killen's discussion Doubling the high string in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Sounds great, I want to try and may double the bass GGdg.   How are you and/or others measuring the distance on nut and bridge for the two strings opposed to the other single strings.  I know there are no rules, but I figured you might use…"
Feb 25
Bill Saunders replied to Robert Killen's discussion Doubling the high string in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Thanks Sam. I looked for Shane's videos but didn't find them. Did find some old ones with an electric CBG. Sounded nice. Bill"
Feb 23
Bill Saunders replied to Robert Killen's discussion Doubling the high string in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Thanks Sam. Acoustic is what I'm looking at. Bill"
Feb 23
Bill Saunders replied to Robert Killen's discussion Doubling the high string in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Thanks Paul Bill"
Feb 23
Paul Craig replied to Robert Killen's discussion Doubling the high string in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Trussrods, I use them in any guitar with more than 3 strings and on all bass guitars. A trussrod can be a adjustable rod or a non-adjustable rod which I've used on all my CBG's. Of course it all depends on what wood you are using and how…"
Feb 21
Wichita Sam replied to Robert Killen's discussion Doubling the high string in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Shane Speal has a couple YouTubes on double 3 CBGs."
Feb 18
Wichita Sam replied to Robert Killen's discussion Doubling the high string in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I've done it before. nice effect on acoustic CBG.  not so much on CBG with pups.  seem to lose the "brightness" the doubled string can give in acoustic instrument."
Feb 18
Bill Saunders replied to Robert Killen's discussion Doubling the high string in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Paul, I realize this is an old post, but this is something I've been thinking of trying lately - building a "half 12 string" guitar, with octave low and middle and paired high, similar to conventional 12 string. Fretting would be like…"
Feb 18

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Building Jaime

Posted on November 22, 2015 at 9:31pm 5 Comments

After a few varied builds - lunchbox, Christmas tin and even a few cigar boxes, I decided to build my 'player'. Truth is I kind of felt like these builds were all experiments and it was time to get serious-ish.

Enter Jaime Garcia. This 'My Father Cigar' box is beautiful, simple and well constructed. Thin top and bottom. Although they are plywood, the tap tone…

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At 2:34pm on December 29, 2015, bemuzic said…

Hi, thanks for the friend add. Glad you're enjoying Winter Song : -) Am liking the music playing now on your page....

At 12:48pm on November 20, 2015, Downtown Vinnie said…

too funny,I was just talkin to  a gardening customer who mentioned your name yesterday.Said they had met you at some event ..

At 3:04pm on October 25, 2015, Downtown Vinnie said…

welcome .we will have ti have coffee some time.I have put on two CBG fests in town the last two years.There are a few people in town.I am workin to get the word out around here

 
 
 

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