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What's up with this speaker!

Hey folks! I'm building an fk617 amp kit, and am using a salvaged thrift store speaker. When I took it out of its enclosure, I found this:…

Started by BT Cohosh

7 Apr 16, 2009
Reply by BLY

3 or 4 stringer build...pro's and con's...?

I'm new to CBG's....what are the pro's and con's of a 3 string vs. 4 string CBG?

Started by Jim Henson

7 Apr 16, 2009
Reply by Roosterman

"Songs Inside The Box" on TV in Alabama Tonight!

"Songs Inside The Box" will be broadcast on Alabama Public Television tonight at 8:00 p.m. From my experience sharing the documentary at fi…

Started by Max Shores

7 Apr 15, 2009
Reply by One String Willie

CAN WE TALK ABOUT AMPS?

I have been looking around the internet for info on making a small amp. I've found the schematic for the little one that takes a 9 volt bat…

Started by Paul Doug

17 Apr 13, 2009
Reply by Roger Morin

I'm on the Radio Tonight

I have been invited by Jeremy Butler, the host of "All Things Acoustic" on Alabama Public Radio to come on his show tonight from 8:00 p.m.…

Started by Max Shores

4 Apr 13, 2009
Reply by One String Willie

Pat McDonald

On my NPR station right now. ("Whata you Know?" I guess that's actually PRI, not NPR)

Started by Doc Oakroot

0 Apr 11, 2009

ANYONE EVER TRIED THIS?

I'm wondering how this cord stuff would work for putting grooves in nuts and bridges for your strings. Anyone ever tried it? http://mitche…

Started by Paul Doug

1 Apr 9, 2009
Reply by Doc Oakroot

Some Bridge Questions

Hey all. I have some questions about the bridge and bridge area. I'm working on my first CBG and was looking to find some different way to…

Started by Jake

3 Apr 7, 2009
Reply by Roger Martin

who's the builder?

Just stopped in to local shop - Rosewood Vintage Guitars in Sharon, PA- and Tommy has a sweet little cigarbox dulcimer on display. He's not…

Started by TBird Tal

4 Apr 6, 2009
Reply by B Tal

Re-designed website

My website has been redesigned. Come check it out: doctoroakroot.com In addition to the cosmetic changes, I'm retiring my old articles, wh…

Started by Doc Oakroot

1 Apr 6, 2009
Reply by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars)

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