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Having a Great Year at Farmers Market

Posted on June 23, 2014 at 9:25pm 2 Comments

It’s hard to believe we’re almost into July! We’ve enjoying a great season so far and it’s been an adventure meeting all kinds of new people. There are many of you thinking of gifts for the holidays and birthdays. Each item is one of a kind so I would like you to consider if you see something you like this week, it may not be available next week. Yes the stuffed animals can be re-made, but many of the other items, like the cigar box guitars, ukeleles and amplifiers are truly one of a kind.…

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What a great weekend!

Posted on May 5, 2014 at 7:28pm 0 Comments

Thanks to everyone who came by our booth at the Rockbrook Village Craft Show on Saturday and the Aksarben Village Farmers Market on Sunday! A great turnout both days. And the weather was perfect was it not? I appreciate the folks who saw the uniqueness of these instruments and made the purchase. I hope you enjoy these instruments whether they hang on a wall, sit on a shelf or get played wherever you take it. Keep looking for us at Aksarben Village Farmers Market and the Old Market Farmers…

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Money Tab

Posted on February 19, 2014 at 8:00pm 2 Comments

Here's a short tab for the Pink Floyd riff from Money as played on a four string CBG tuned to open G. The Beginning letters represent the tuning. Low string represented on the bottom as in traditional tablature.

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At 8:46pm on February 4, 2014, Better Trees said…

No pics of that aria pro? I'd like to see what you've gotten yourself into. I know I'm looking at 100+ hours c:

At 1:33pm on October 30, 2013, darren brown said…

thank you Al.

At 12:23pm on October 18, 2013, Elmar Zeilhofer said…

thanks for friending Al! I'm glad that transverse wire feed works and even more that it didn't cost much money :-) The string tension is still an issue to solve - I don't achieve the tension of handwound pickups yet.

At 12:16pm on October 18, 2013, The Lo-Fi Project said…
Thanks Al, for the comment. Garage bands were and still are fun, there's just something about playing music with friends.
 
 
 

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