Andries D. EKER
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Lace pickup prints

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andries D. EKER Jun 25, 2018. 27 Replies

Hello Is there anyone out there in CBG Land that 's got any exspirience whit putting his /or her's own logo or safety Matches Print on the LACE Matchbook Pick Up's?…Continue

What the future of the Nation going to bee?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Slowpaw Steve T May 30, 2014. 1 Reply

Well there John, So many induviduals,so many interests,so many reasons for partisipation, People who partisipate they dont mind to bee out there,on the Nation and the ones that dont or dont…Continue

 

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"Thanks `Denbo`! Yep thats what i do ! and thanks for your appriciation ! i live near one ,never seen Mister D round there Thow ! never will sell my soul ! either ! Dont worry ,someone did break my heart thow !! more then ones im affraid ! Maybee…"
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"Thanks dave !the mic is steady but the automotives are moving!  it sometimes was recordwed back in the day cose they only used one mic to record ,at least on the RJ records."
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How many instruments have you built so far?
50
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
the sound and easy play style
and the fact that you do not need a hole lot of special skils and tools to make one.

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At 10:40pm on March 27, 2019, John Matrishon said…

...maybe I’ll even learn how to type words in order...great work Andries!

At 10:38pm on March 27, 2019, John Matrishon said…

You keep up the great Andries work and I’ll keep listening and watching!

At 6:27am on March 25, 2019, Bob "Ambrose" Negus said…

Hello Andries, Thank you for the update.  Sounds like you are nearing completion.  Regards, Bob "Ambrose".

At 2:29pm on March 23, 2019, Dave Lynas said…

Thanks Andries. She slides like a lounge lizard. Smooth and creamy.

At 3:47am on March 11, 2019, Metal hic said…

It's a really small one…  the scale is 30cm. The instrument is 60 cm lenght, 20 cm large and 14 cm high at the peg box. The weel is 12 cm diametre.

At 8:29pm on March 1, 2019, Daniel Walter said…

thanks A.D. this is a six string. short, 23'' scale. i'd like to use heavier strings, but.....may be too tight, standard tuning for a six string short scale? aedgbe? i'll check out your blog, thank you. still need to figure out your hardy curdy thing. i see the buttons on the side, but......it does seem similar to a music box? just need some time to really check it out. i assume the strings are plucked bu those "rods", what is on top that actually plucks the strings? i've wanted to make some sort of git like that. i have to send you some pics of my unusual musical instruments. just hard to contact you. can you send me a message, and i can reply, off the main grid......

At 5:11am on February 28, 2019, Bob "Ambrose" Negus said…

Thanks Andries, Much appreciated.  I'm interested to see how your Hurdy Gurdy TURNS out!

At 7:06pm on February 27, 2019, Dave Lynas said…

Thanks Andries. Your hardy gurdy looks like fun. Love to hear your result. I’m sure having some fiddle fun.

At 3:31pm on February 27, 2019, George Ross said…

Andries,

I know what small shops are like.  Mine is about big enough to hold my six foot long workbench and have room to work at one side.  There is not much room for tools & parts storage, but I like to be there.

George

At 1:43pm on February 12, 2019, Nancy kat said…

Meow^..^

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Strait Headstock versus Angled Headstock

Posted on February 9, 2019 at 3:55pm 17 Comments

I have been building these fun little stringbuddies for a fjew years now Here at BCB.

But for the first time i had to docter one of my favorit players, cose the Top string tended to run off while in high gear playing, becouse of the strait head i came up whit solution no 1 in the picture on the left. in the middel one ,the headstock is angled so…

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Whats your Holy Grail?

Posted on November 26, 2018 at 4:52pm 97 Comments

We all have a ultimum ,our own HOLY GRAIL in guitars or CBG's.

To Get.Buy, or Build!

Whats YOURS?

This TERRAPLANE custom from John Dawson Winter III is one of mine , a custom build by this brand today is allmost 10000 dollar a Build, far out of reach for my wallet.

But they are out there the ultimo Slide Guitar ,players like Sonny…

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String Talk !

Posted on November 4, 2018 at 4:40pm 41 Comments

StringTalk!

Had a intervieuw This afternoon whit Roman ZAJICEK "Rozawood Guitars"Tsjechie.

He is a Master Luthier maybee the Best there is in Europe,from the Old school Builders.

There was a Workshop at The Fellowship of Acoustics near my hometown in Dedemsvaart Holland.

In the intervieuw we talk on topics like strings,Woods,dobro's, that past ,while we where at the workshop in the Vintage & rare guitar store from Rudi Bults The Fellowschip of Acoustics in…

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