James Key
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  • North Windham, CT
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First Cigar Box build

"Great looking tele-CBG and the perfect strap.  If you need playing help, check page top under resources.  Looking at this makes me think you can play a six.  If so, DGBE tuning is pretty much instant gratification."
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CT Homage Resonator

"Interesting on Conn.  Great looking reso."
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Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson commented on James Key's photo
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"Very nice first build. But play it too, you'll learn a whole lot more about building from playing. Nice job James."
Jan 30
James Key replied to Fergus Lester's discussion How many strings on bass
"Very nice! I hadn't seen those."
Jan 29
James Key commented on James Key's photo
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"Oh it growls! I routed the dots and the pickup holes using a Dremel and a StewMac router base. I learn A LOT while making it. Things like if you take a big chunk out of your through body neck out to put in a neck pick up, you need to figure out how…"
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James Key and Darryl Tuttle are now friends
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James Key replied to Fergus Lester's discussion How many strings on bass
"If you are math nerds D'Addario has this pdf on their site. http://www.daddario.com/upload/tension_chart_13934.pdf It includes all the data for all of their strings and the formula to determine the "weight" of the pull of a string…"
Jan 29
Darryl Tuttle commented on James Key's photo
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"you really impressed me with this first build...bet it sounds as good as it looks"
Jan 29
James Key liked Taffy Evans's discussion Shop made adjustable Truss Rod, how I do it.
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James Key left a comment for BrianQ.
"Thank you for the speedy welcome!"
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James Key replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion PDF Download: Build a "Two Hour" Hammered Dulcimer
"I though I’d share this info to contribute to improving the plans. Mileage may vary! The article from the Smithsonian talks about using hardwood in the side rails and zither or piano…"
Jan 29

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
cbgitty.com
How many instruments have you built so far?
10
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Wow, where do I start.... The sound, the history, the satisfaction of make a pleasant sound from something I made...

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At 9:24am on February 15, 2019, James Pollard said…

Good Day,

How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on (mrjamespollard@aol.com ) for the full details.
Have a nice day
Thanks God bless.

At 5:11pm on January 29, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation James

 
 
 

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