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A dilemma--Advice please!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Oct 26. 2 Replies

Hi!So, here's the thing:  I got into CBGs and junk-based stringed instruments (cookie tins, metal boxes, scrap wood, etc.) and I LOVE it!  I've made a number of guits, and a few are really nice. I've…Continue

What to make with a rolling pin

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Jul 1. 4 Replies

So, I was at a yard sale and I bought this really nice hardwood rolling pin. Cheap—$.25. Now: what the heck do I make with it?

What to do with a rusty hoe...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Busch May 14. 7 Replies

(Alright all you smarty-pantses and dirty minds, I mean the garden variety hoe, not the other kind!) So, at a community yard sale last Saturday I bought this really cool-lookin' hoe ($1, bargained…Continue

 

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Taffy Evans replied to Andy Busch's discussion A dilemma--Advice please!
"Search one man bands."
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BrianQ. replied to Andy Busch's discussion A dilemma--Advice please!
"Looper pedal, sample percussion instruments & then play along with stringed instrument. Search Amoon looper on eBay, it’s the cheapest. Cheers "
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A dilemma--Advice please!

Hi!So, here's the thing:  I got into CBGs and junk-based stringed instruments (cookie tins, metal boxes, scrap wood, etc.) and I LOVE it!  I've made a number of guits, and a few are really nice. I've also made percussion instruments:  tambourines out of cookie tins, shakers out of pill bottles, claves out of hardwood dowels, and xylophones made from wooden dowels and wrenches.  FUN!! I have more stringed and percussion instruments in the planning stage.  I'll get to them when I'm able to walk…See More
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"Nicely done.  Some of my simplest builds are my favorites."
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
from the ukuleleunderground.com message board
How many instruments have you built so far?
One, and a friend built another.
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
They look cool, they sound cool, especially in the blues, and it's a lot of fun to make music from something I made out of re-purposed materials.

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At 3:21pm on August 28, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the like Andy Appriciated ! Greeeeettsszz A.D.

At 5:20pm on August 16, 2018, BeetleJuice! said…

you can actually just tap right into the tape heads positive and negative .....there are a few ways, but don't tear up to much as you will be going to far into it, your just overriding the signal...just remember that!....try not to remove to many parts

At 11:52pm on August 15, 2018, BeetleJuice! said…

Hi, yes I have several videos on radio-guitar-amps.com

check them out and email if you get stuck

At 5:39pm on July 5, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi Andy ! Thanks ! Glad you like it ! a fire cracker indeed ! That tube amp in your picture show is that a build by You? or some upscure forgotten brand?Like the look of your dark blue airplane can diddley ! Nice whit that spoon string holder !!

At 7:02pm on June 14, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thank you kindly Andy ! my pleasure !

At 4:28pm on June 13, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi there Andy! Yep i glueéd it underneath whit two way's gluei let the plastic ring on the piezo left on, and place the can over the the inbox neck so that it does not touch it so the piece of shopstick for a bridge gives of the sound treu the tin directly to the piezo hole in the tin wire directly to the long shaft inputjack,thanks for asking AB is see on your picture show you like to build of the beaten road yourself there Andy, lets keep up the good work thanks for the like ! Kind Greeetinggssszz A.D.

At 11:32am on May 25, 2018, Glenn Kaiser said…

Welcome Andy! -Glenn

At 2:46pm on May 24, 2018, Glenn Kaiser said…

Hey Andy! I noticed that but he spelled Glen, not Glenn... though folks sometimes make that mistake w. my name. Glen Watt maybe?? I've never built anything quite like that so...? Thanks bro. -Glenn Kaiser

At 4:39pm on March 28, 2018, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks for the comment Andy

At 12:09pm on March 8, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi Andy ! Thanks for the like! glad you liked it ! greeeeettsszzz A.D.

 
 
 

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