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Started this discussion. Last reply by Blind Doughboy Feb 11, 2013. 2 Replies

Ok so I'll admit it, I'm not a wood worker. Who here would/could build me a three string neck with a specific head stock? Would like to use a maple neck and fret board, with extended head stock. I'd…Continue

 

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Louie Louie

Posted on February 22, 2014 at 8:40pm 0 Comments

I was blessed with a special treat the other day. One of the guys at church, Larry, was out in Portland when he and his company decided to visit a cigar shop. He knew I was building cigar box guitars and asked the owner if he had some boxes he could buy. The owner I guess asked this guy named Mike to help him out. Mike went through and tapped on a few before deciding on a couple of boxes…
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Merry Christmas!

Posted on December 25, 2013 at 10:50am 0 Comments

Merry Christmas! May your day be filled with joy, blessed with the sounds of children's excitement, and shared with our most precious gifts-family and friends!

Obsession!

Posted on June 1, 2013 at 11:12am 0 Comments

This here stuff is addicting! I told a buddy of mine about cbg's and showed him Mike Snowden's chicken coop video. He told another and now all three of us have built cbg's. One of their girlfriends said he was obsessed... my reply was there are worse addictions to have, at least it isn't a new girlfriend.

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At 9:51am on April 10, 2013, Neil Edwards said…

Hi Jim. Sorry it took a while. Not been too well lately and only just noticed the friend request.

At 5:03am on February 22, 2013, Keni Lee Burgess said…

Thank you Jim for your friendship. Please let me know if I can be of any assistance. Enjoy, Keni Lee

 
 
 

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