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Air Brush

Started this discussion. Last reply by Justice Crafted Dec 11, 2012. 7 Replies

Hello All, I am thinking of getting an air brush to try my hand at sunburst finishes. I am seeing prices all over the map from super cheap to over $200.00! (that's a lot to me) I was wondering what…Continue

Finger pickin (not so good)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Skeesix Dec 4, 2012. 4 Replies

Hey all, I'm building a 4 string cbg and I've noticed that the strings hop off the bridge when I pluck or finger pick the strings. Any remedies out there? I'm using a piece off half inch angle metal…Continue

reinforced neck

Started this discussion. Last reply by Justice Crafted Oct 23, 2012. 5 Replies

Hello all,what is the best way u have found to reinforce cbg neck?Continue

Shipping to Australia?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan Sleep Oct 4, 2011. 7 Replies

Has anyone shipped a guitar from the US to Australia? I priced out shipping from Phoenix to down under and it was more than the cost of the guitar! Just thought I'd see if anyone has found a cost…Continue

 

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"Im putting a plan together to build a 2 or 3 string fretless cigar box bass."
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"Hey John, This may be a duplicate reply, I'm refamiliarizing my self with this site, I took a long break from cbgs but now that I'm retired I have more time for building! I do tune gdgb, I've learned a lot of songs in that tuning but…"
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"I like that four of yours.  Hey we are almost neighbors.   I live in central Iowa."
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40 and still beautiful

Posted on February 19, 2011 at 7:44am 1 Comment

Before Fleetwood Mac became the 7o's hit radio powerhouse of the 70's they were an innovative blues band, the instrumental "albatross" has haunted me for years (in a good way) here's a stunning live version played by Rick Vito. Talk about tone and control with a slide bar!!!

 

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At 12:52am on August 23, 2022, Uncle John said…

I like that four of yours.  Hey we are almost neighbors.   I live in central Iowa.

At 12:03am on September 6, 2013, Muddy Creek Guitars said…
Thanks for the friend request!
At 12:04pm on January 1, 2012, darren brown said…

thanks for the comment on my reso .

At 12:39pm on February 14, 2011, Ice Bob said…
cool songs id love to hear you do a video demo cigar box lesley
At 3:29am on February 7, 2011, olds sleeper said…
ohyeah...i used to live in phoenix...i loved going out to hike the superstitions...the overlook that juts out above weaver's needle is the best...used to really like going up to jerome and sedona as well...good memories.
At 3:21am on February 7, 2011, olds sleeper said…
thanks for checking out my tunes...that amp build looks freaking amazing...cool stuff.
At 4:42am on February 2, 2011, Bluesheart said…
Thanks, and I love your artwork. Very creative. The Leslie is just awesome too!
At 1:34pm on February 1, 2011, dogfinger steve said…
cheers for the shout:0)
At 4:01am on November 6, 2010, Mama Mojo said…
That is some wickedly cool painting! I'll need to get some pointers from you on what materials work best.... thanks for posting the pics!
At 11:07am on November 5, 2010, darren brown said…
thanks man like the paint job on your cbg nice
 
 
 

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