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Printed Wood Veneer Fretboards

I am offering printed wood veneer fretboards - They are for a 24" scale in 2 designs in either birch or cherry - They are obviously for gui…

Started by Dennis Brooker

1 Jun 1, 2009
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Dopyera Collection

If any of you big spenders are looking for somewhere to throw some cash here's a cool place too throw it!

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1 May 31, 2009
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Patrick Hotz (?) box banjo builder

Hello All, I got a somewhat garbled phone message a couple of weeks ago from a Patrick Hotz? I'm not sure of the last name. Anyway, he sai…

Started by Brian Burns

0 May 31, 2009

License plates

Hello all, I was looking through a catalog I received in the mail yesterday, and saw that they were selling used license plates for $24.97…

Started by Jack Murphy

3 May 31, 2009
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Box tops & Sound

On my way to being a master builder after 5 CBG's, along comes another stupifying question...I know there are no rules to building but this…

Started by Jkevn

10 May 30, 2009
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well here we are again, another long neck week end.I'm heading out too my shop, gona do a little necking.Get it? necking! ha,ha,ha!Whats ev…

Started by William H Bonney

1 May 29, 2009
Reply by Doc Oakroot

ACM Artist of the Decade Show

Did anyone catch the ACM Artist of the Decade show featuring George Strait last night on CBS? I was blown away by Sugarland's cover of Ada…

Started by Dan Sleep

2 May 29, 2009
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Stringing and string guages.

I am a bit confused with the High, Low tuning compared to the string lengths of the CBG and the string gauge to use. I realize that there…

Started by Brian Lemin

6 May 29, 2009
Reply by Brian Lemin

Making nuts/bridges is killing me!!

I am really struggling with making the slots in the nut the right width, right depth, etc. I don't know if I am not using the right tools,…

Started by Dan Sleep

16 May 28, 2009
Reply by Mark Werner

Papa's Boxes

Hello All.... We just wanted to share a quick update on the status of Papa's Boxes: We stopped production in the summer of 2008 because of…

Started by Cigar Box Papa

0 May 28, 2009


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