Ernest Gusella
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  • Cumberland, MD
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Ernest Gusella commented on Paul scofield's video
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2 April 2021

"Always love Paul Scofield's playing and lessons. Paul's breakdowns on playing old Delta blues are always great.  Give us more Paul!"
Apr 3
Ernest Gusella commented on Uncle John's photo
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Married 50 years on Saturday 11/28/2020

"It must be a serious relationship! Congratulations! I knew a guy who was a venture capitalist on Wall Street who put together deals. He said it is OK to put all of your eggs in one basket, but pick the right basket and watch it carefully. The same…"
Dec 1, 2020
Ernest Gusella commented on A.D.EKER's video
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Black Cat Blues A D Eker J L Hooker 2020

"A beautiful performance! One of the best I have EVER seen on cigar box guitar! What are those chords? What are you tuned to?  Where did you learn to play like that? Your fingering and moving up and down the fretboard without looking is amazing!…"
Dec 1, 2020
Ernest Gusella commented on Korrigan's photo
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Helga

"Very nice. I always like to see someone working off the grid and making instruments capable of creating new sounds. Good job! Can't wait to hear it."
Nov 7, 2020
Ernest Gusella liked Korrigan's photo
Nov 7, 2020
Ernest Gusella commented on Uncle John's photo
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Mr. Jimmy Carter

"Uncle John- no truer words were ever spoken! Jimmy Carter sets the bar for humble morality and empathy for his fellow man OF ANY COLOR! We could all use a few shovelfuls of whatever he has today ourselves!"
Sep 16, 2020
Ernest Gusella commented on bemuzic's video
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Lockdown Facebook Live - with Cigar Box Guitars (Book Theme)

"Hello Beemuzic: I am sitting in lockdown in India and can’t get back to the States, however you still come shining through! I love the sound of your 5 string and will check it out on YouTube. Good job as usual! iLiterary sources provide lots…"
Jun 22, 2020
Ernest Gusella commented on Uncle John's photo
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Mance

"While going to grad school for painting in San Francisco from 1966-1968, I worked for a printing company in North Beach. I pasted up record albums for Chris Strachwich of Berkeley who was the guy behind Arhoolie records. I worked on Mance Lipscomb,…"
Mar 22, 2020
Dave Lynas commented on Ernest Gusella's photo
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Paduk inlay resonator #1

"Wow that’s inspiring Ernest!"
Jan 24, 2020
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Jan 24, 2020
Dave Lynas commented on Ernest Gusella's photo
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Paduk inlay resonator #1

"Stunning fretboard! Reminds me of Daniel Walter’s work. "
Jan 24, 2020
Dave Lynas liked Ernest Gusella's photo
Jan 24, 2020
Ernest Gusella commented on Ernest Gusella's photo
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Paduk inlay resonator #1

"I am constantly fighting between building 3 or 4 stringers. I play the 6 string a bit and have made some CD's. I almost subscribe to Del Puckett's axiom of '6 strings is 3 strings too many!'. I kind of like the stripped down…"
Jan 24, 2020
Ernest Gusella commented on Ernest Gusella's photo
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Paduk inlay resonator #1

"The resonator is from either Gitty (an older Charles Atkinson model) or MGB guitars near Tampa. I think the resonator cover is from MGB. I believe in spreading the business around to help everybody out. The resonator cover probably helps reflect a…"
Jan 24, 2020
Uncle John commented on Ernest Gusella's photo
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Distressed Appalachian Black Lung Blues #1

"LOL. Kind of ironic, but I love that guitars title.. Kind of sad that so many of your guitar end up being wall hangers, but they are great wall hangers and appreciated."
Jan 24, 2020
Uncle John commented on Ernest Gusella's photo
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Paduk inlay resonator #1

"Nice back ground colors. Quilts?"
Jan 24, 2020

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the anonymous pick commented on 3 String Blues's photo
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who can relate???

"I'm with the  "Don't change them one bit." camp.  for many reasons…"
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Junkyard Drums, Baritone Guitars & Pipe Organ Amps

"The pipe amp on the bar stool made me think it was a"spinner"  , like a Leslie…"
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Chuck Hunsinger commented on 3 String Blues's photo
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who can relate???

"That's funny! And yes I can relate."
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Doug Thorsvik commented on Uncle John's photo
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New CBB. 5 string banjo

"Lookin’ good Uncle John! You are getting the maximum mileage out your fret purchases.…"
5 hours ago
the anonymous pick posted a photo

smokable swamp witch guitar

Yup , you can actually smoke this one . faux volume knob is a cover FOR THE COB PIPE , . mouthpiece…
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My first attempt at a bottle neck slide
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Chuck Hunsinger commented on 3 String Blues's video
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Home on the Range - Acoustic Box Guitar

"Wow! Very nice, very tastefully done. I love the way you play, thanks for sharing that!"
5 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Poorness Studios's video
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Adding an External Speaker Jack to the Orange Crush 12 (or any guitar combo amp)

"I am getting close to being motivated to do something with my Danelectro HoneyTone amp. I already…"
8 hours ago
Charred added a discussion to the group How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar
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Mindbender (by Stiltwater)

Can Mindbender, by the band Stillwater, be done on a three-string fretless guitar?…See More
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Doug Thorsvik commented on Uncle John's video
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Execution Day

"You nailed the setting Uncle John! I could easily place you at Airway Heights Corrections Center…"
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