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"A beauty .,.,. I am curious about that joint you are using for the headstock., seems different than the scarf joint I use., nice volute .,."
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"Excellent finish nice work :))"
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"Very nice! I made one out of the same box for a friend and was surprised that the thick lid still gave good acoustics."
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"Yep, a very nice flowing headstock design. Had a quick look on your Saddletrout studio site. Surrealism art is a cool medium."
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As a new CBG addict I'm already starting to notice changes in my behavior and personality. I need your support!

Posted on March 14, 2015 at 1:29pm 12 Comments

Things just aren't the same anymore. Little by little I'm noticing the changes.  My junk drawer has new meaning, and going to the hardware store is no longer just a errand, but a quest for inspiration.

What do you say to the overly helpful hardware store clerk who has noticed you hanging around his store looking at every hinge, bolt, threaded rod, drawer pull, drain cover and grommet on display. He's noticed that you have been there for quite awhile, apparently without purpose, a far…

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Why I marked my CBG's fret positions like a banjo instead of a conventional six string guitar.

Posted on March 12, 2015 at 9:00pm 5 Comments

It seems pretty much standard for conventional guitars to have fret position dots at fret numbers 3,5,7,9,12,15,17,19,21. Five string bluegrass banjos are marked almost the same, but a banjo differs in that its fingerboard usually marks the 10th and 22nd fret instead of the 9th and 21st. The…

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I'm new here and love this site.

Posted on March 8, 2015 at 7:31pm 4 Comments

Thanks to all of you who are building these wonderful instruments and keeping a great tradition going. I am joining the revolution.

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At 2:23am on April 6, 2018, Joe Nanzer said…

Thanks Bruce, I appreciate it!!

At 2:18am on April 3, 2018, Hard luck chuck said…

Hey Bruce - you’ve built some pretty cool stuff. Thanks for the friend invite. 

At 4:13am on April 2, 2018, Diglydog said…

Thanks for the friend add, Bruce :-)

At 12:55pm on April 1, 2018, James O Lunsford said…

Thanks for the friend request Bruce nice to meet You

At 8:42am on December 30, 2017, Don Craig said…

Hi Bruce, good to meet you.  I've built two CBGs, rebuilt a cheap guitar into a 3-string, and I'm now finishing up my first diddley bow.  Will be posting pictures soon.  I'm one of the oldest geezers here, someday I'll post an avatar picture.  - Don

At 8:51pm on November 21, 2016, BBB said…

Hi Bruce, thanks for the invitation. I'm a novice at this kind of thing... Loved the Tony Joe White rendition and love the picture of your dog! BBB

At 10:13am on November 20, 2016, Derek Rose said…

Thank you for adding me as a friend Bruce. You have some nice looking builds and enjoyed your video! 

At 2:41pm on May 10, 2016, David Bowes said…

Hi Bruce thanks for the innovation, good work.

David

At 6:11pm on December 16, 2015, Peter Otto said…

Hey there Bruce! Thanks for inviting me!

At 7:53am on December 16, 2015, Dave Lynas said…
Glad to meet you Bruce. Thanks for the friend request.
 
 
 

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