Andries D. EKER
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SCRAPPING old Guitars for useble PARTS?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andries D. EKER Aug 23. 15 Replies

a OLD Munchen Beer crate for a body, a Japanese fake strat(Diamond)neck…Continue

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What Neck Shape do u use or like?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Casey (Porkpie) Hazelman Jul 23. 32 Replies

Do you like the round feel on the neck ?or the squair feel? The most…Continue

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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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"I love this one Andries. The photos and signs all work so good with your song and guitar. Excellent! Thanks"
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"Brilliant Andries, very thoughtful & well played. A hard life. I would imagine the best thing to come from Hoboing is giving us a subject to build instruments & write songs about. Definitely not my life choice :))"
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"An enjoyable and visual feast Andries. Love the Hobo signs!  I didn't really know anything about them until I saw some on one of Unc J's guitars a while back."
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"We are not Black face Yet But we issa feeling Feel a Black Cat fur sure ma' sa,Thank Ye !we are allive but need more tests stoones in me kiddney's darling ! cant get me down Yet !"
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"Thank Ye Uncle ! Yep loaded whit that MooooJoe eee, some of it is even yours !! Grinning back at Ye !!"
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"Ahh I like the reference to Poe's Black Cat!!!! Real class you have dearie this is great! Meeeowww^..^"
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"Ooooo like the reference to Poe! Love it!! A  real class act you are! (hope all is well) Meowwww^..^"
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"Ha ha, that bo riding the rods looks familiar,   This one is packed with mojo.  I like it a lot,  Grin on my face good.  Great looking Texas LPG."
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Lucy Long (a Lou LaManna cover)

"Daniel Decatur Emmett american songwriter one of the first Blackface minstrell bands, is that the one? dont know the Original but your version sounded realy passionata Poorness ! did you know a lucy ? greeeeettsszzz A.D."
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buy accident treu youtube
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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 1:06pm on October 15, 2019, BUGGY (C) said…

Andries you may like this

At 6:03pm on September 28, 2019, BrianQ. said…

No it’s a desert with Coconut & Pandan leaves, quite tasty? Pandan grows & is widely used in Philippines, it also has health benefits? Cheers :)

At 12:27pm on September 27, 2019, Bob "Ambrose" Negus said…

You're welcome Andries.  It's always a pleasure to see your artistic talents.

At 3:45pm on September 20, 2019, AGP # said…

"Thanks Andries", Yep! a regular 3 String 30" Short Scale Bass, made with bits and pieces of recycled timber, and Bass Hardware etc that has been laying around in the shed for the last couple of years :-)

At 11:39am on September 10, 2019, Dave Lynas said…

Thanks for the idea Andries. I’ll look for a pedal and get one. I like the wall idea . It would thump teal good!

At 4:32am on September 3, 2019, Bob "Ambrose" Negus said…

That's cool Andries. You have some awesome machines. Here are a couple from my stable. CZ 125 (plus other bike parts)Chopped and lowered Bobber - Rode around Latvia and the Baltic Sea in 2016 and Old Red - 1937 Jawa 175 Lidova - Complete restoration from 97% original motorcycle. I have some larger bikes too.

At 2:59pm on July 31, 2019, Bob "Ambrose" Negus said…

Always a pleasure Andries.

At 10:30pm on July 25, 2019, Clint Spotts said…

Yep, Captain Beefheart is genius! “Safe as Milk” is classic. Always loved “Spotlight Kid” album. 

At 8:17pm on July 23, 2019, Allan jay Palermo said…

Thanks for the nice comments, AD

At 9:11pm on July 3, 2019, Downtown Vinnie said…

Hey Pal ,thanks for reachin out.Yes work is takin a toll and a bit of a creative lull,A bit of vacation.Plus the extra work has been hurtin the wrist a bit.so a lot of everything.Been recordin a bit ,but nuttin earthshaking.You know  sometimes you just need a break thru song to get those juices flowin.Took some killer coast vid,maybe I'll put that together with somethin.Lot of work and come home and nap kinda days.. It usually calms down in August. Preciate ya ,brother .Love Peace and Chicken Grease .I'll be back on soon.

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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 40 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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