Brian Tin-Pot Pearse
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  • Elstead, Surrey, UK
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Welcome, BrianPearse (BeeP)!

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Via Google after watching 'Seasick Steve' on TV
How many instruments have you built so far?
Over 20 + 1 banjo and two fiddles … is all I'm admitting to!
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
They're all different, their design can be as artistic or as basic as you wish. Just like folk!

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Jerry Jordan commented on Brian Tin-Pot Pearse's photo
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Minnesota Practice Room

"wow.,.,sweet outhouse.,.,"
Feb 22, 2017
Brian Tin-Pot Pearse commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Sorry to hear of your diagnosis Bryan Folklaw, I remember fondly my first cbg experience you organised at the Saracens Head, Newton Abbot. It was the start of a journey that not only brought me to making and playing these crazy instruments but…"
Feb 5, 2017
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Jan 12, 2017
Brian Tin-Pot Pearse commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"BARRELHOUSE IS NOW BRIAN'S HOUSE! It would be good to see you for a day of cbg music and natter with old cbg buddies in Elstead on 27th August, 2016. RSVP for address and any other info you need."
Jun 2, 2016
Brian Tin-Pot Pearse commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Barrelhouse '16 Hi Keith, the beer festival was cancelled by the Elstead Cricket Club thus losing us the marquee, stage etc. Since I found out I have contacted all the players who had signed up and all who have got back to me are happy with the…"
May 24, 2016
Brian Tin-Pot Pearse commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Hi Guys, Been a bit slow getting the details out but this is how BARRELHOUSE '16 festival is shaping' up. Saturday, 27th August from 2.00pm – 8.00pm. In the beer tent at Elstead Pavilion, Thursday Road, Elstead, GU8 6LJ. Players…"
Apr 12, 2016
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Feb 17, 2016
Tom Stanley left a comment for Brian Tin-Pot Pearse
"TBH I think its gonna be on the back burner for a while-my 'workshop' is so full of toys, I mean tools; I can hardly move. Having a new large outdoor one built in the spring-cant come soon enough. But hey ho, more time to come up with…"
Jan 10, 2016
Tom Stanley and Brian Tin-Pot Pearse are now friends
Jan 10, 2016
Brian Tin-Pot Pearse commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Hi Tom, Yeah, I think you have it all covered. My preference would be for a single sound box with the middle section being cut back to look like the ribs of a boat. But hey, that's what is so inspiring about our preoccupation, if everyone were…"
Jan 10, 2016
Brian Tin-Pot Pearse commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Hi Tom, welcome aboard. I've just done a scale (sort of) sketch of your idea and I'm very envious! Great looking barrel and project. I'd be inclined to have a gap between the stick (neck) and the top of body and pick it up again under…"
Jan 9, 2016
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"That is a fine looking banjo. Love the deco on the fretboard."
Dec 27, 2015
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B1

"Cheers, Bjorn."
Dec 27, 2015
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X-mas gift to friend Willy

"Was it late! Willy not complain? ;-{)"
Dec 27, 2015
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At 9:29am on January 10, 2016, Tom Stanley said…

TBH I think its gonna be on the back burner for a while-my 'workshop' is so full of toys, I mean tools; I can hardly move. Having a new large outdoor one built in the spring-cant come soon enough. But hey ho, more time to come up with killer stuff for 'rolling out the barrel.' Eh?

At 10:08am on July 5, 2014, King Rubbish said…
Good to meet you Beep, see you in August - cheers!
At 8:47pm on June 1, 2014, Kevin Sprague (Knotlenny) said…
Thanks for the friend request Beep, Glad to know ya!
At 1:09pm on April 23, 2014, Alan Hodges said…
Hi bee. Thanks for your comment. Tell me about barrelhouse!
At 6:33pm on January 26, 2014, The Capo Kid said…

Thanks Brian I thought we were friends ? , hopefully i'll make it down this year , cheers Grant .

At 1:31pm on September 4, 2013, Diglydog said…

Thanks for the friend add Bri - yeah it was great to see you at Cambridge !

At 12:21am on September 4, 2013, Muddy Creek Guitars said…
Thanks for the friend request! I can't wait to see your video!
At 6:10pm on September 3, 2013, Clock The Wolf said…

w๏๏f!

At 1:09pm on September 2, 2013, Soulcatcher & His DooFa Diddley said…

Hi Bri, Really was great meeting up with you and having a good old natter, what a day !! look forward to play next time at the barrelhouse Fest

At 6:31am on September 11, 2012, Vinylhed said…

Thanks for your friendship, I'm sorry I wasn't able to stay for the Saturday, it looks like a great time was had by all. Next year!

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