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What in a headstock

Started this discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. Nov 19, 2018. 18 Replies

Ok let’s see you best Headstock for the past year of building I’ve seen some wicked ones ... I’ll start off here’s one of my favourite ones I did this season . …Continue

Threw the PICK away

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dustin Aurand Aug 14, 2017. 9 Replies

I took Shane's advice and tossed the picks away ,way more fun finger picking thanks for the great advice Shane .

CB Gitty supplies

Started Jul 29, 2017 0 Replies

Looking forward to getting my Delta twin amp and other goodies ,postman pat don't fail me now .anybody else using a delta twin amp on here ?.

Knick names or aka's

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff 'Bones' Reilly Aug 11, 2017. 16 Replies

My knick names Bones my pop gave it to me cause I was a skinny kid .... What's yours or what would you call yourself just for laughs have some fun .


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Your favourite build of someone this year

Posted on December 19, 2018 at 10:21pm 11 Comments

As the title said which was your favourite build of the many great builders this fine year , I'll leave it open to comments and pics come on Nation , don't hold back .

Shotgun Coffee HoTown

Posted on June 2, 2018 at 4:57am 3 Comments Getting my mornin mojo on . At Shotgun Coffee .

Bear Bones 2nd outlet .

Posted on May 9, 2018 at 11:01pm 8 Comments

happy to announce Bare Bones Box Guitars can be purchased at Shotgun Coffee in Hobart beginning next month . They are also having a open mike day and nights got to love HoBo town it’s got it going on . 

Bare Bones Box Gituars new outlet.

Posted on December 10, 2017 at 9:32pm 5 Comments

Pleased to announce that Maccans Music Store in Hobart Tasmania will be selling my guitars and will be up on there web site today . 

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At 10:23am on November 3, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks "Bones ' ,she play's like a dream!, at the moment i busted up the strings need a new set monday! but she is bassy on the low end and slip and slide on the high ,cost abundle (got some money cose my oldest sister past away,) but worth every penny!! copper body rings like a bell,the neck heavy metal hard rocking "DEAN"qualety got my Wings now ,Yep she makes me Fly when i play her , but then again some of my self mades top her every day because of Soul & Feel and the querky niss when playing My CBG's thats unsurpast and uniqeu ! Thanks for your comments & keep playing & Building ! Greeeeettsszz A.D.

At 9:56am on June 20, 2019, Bob "Ambrose" Negus said…

Pleasure to be your friend Jeff. Thank you for the invitation and Thank you for liking my gits.

At 7:00am on February 9, 2019, Brian Thompson said…

Thanks for accepting my friends request Jeff, and especially for all your kind, supportive and encouraging comments.....I really appreciate it.

At 12:23pm on January 23, 2019, Tim Pannabecker said…

Hey Jeff

How is this for an offset   I’m really wondering how this will sound

im calling it my “Bones” Build

At 7:09pm on December 30, 2018, Daniel Walter said…

Thank you Jeff for all your positive comments.

At 9:44am on December 3, 2018, Ben Ridgeway said…
Mornin Bags, the boys from facebook were asking about you
I told them you were makin music
Have a great day my friend
At 2:35pm on November 19, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Bones ! i knew you whoed like this one ! its one verry Loud acousticly ! ill bee playing that one for a while! still have to fix some quircks but overall she is verry pleasing ! and sounds like i hope she whoed !!

At 5:27pm on November 17, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the Like there Jeff !! appriciated !!

At 7:02am on November 14, 2018, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks Jeff for your comment

At 10:56am on November 9, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Oke Jeff ! will do !! take your time ! No hurry ! 


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