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MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Will, is that dent in the shape of your forehead perchance?  Gotta be more careful man, the ladies don't have much sense of humor when it comes to laundry!  Don't ask me how I know this."
Aug 29
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"That mountain tenor looks great!  What's the scale length on that?  Keep the photos coming on the washboard.  I have one to build, but it's pretty ragged and will need a lot of TLC."
Aug 28
MadGomer replied to Warren Williams's discussion A simple tuning peg question in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Such is my approach to life!"
Aug 26
MadGomer replied to Warren Williams's discussion A simple tuning peg question in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I'm not able to measure mine right now but I make my headstock 5/8" thick and always have plenty of peg protruding even when I use bushings on top."
Aug 25
MadGomer commented on Shane Speal shanespeal.com's video
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How to Play "Bad to the Bone" for Guinness World Record

"Dang, I just got back to Illinois from New England, might have stayed over had I known this (but didn't have my CBG along anyway). If the Skype thing Tom inquired about is an option, keep us posted."
Aug 21
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Let's hear it when you get it back together, looks great so far!"
Aug 19
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"My apologies, photo didn't come through IMG_20190808_132942.jpg"
Aug 16
MadGomer replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Just finishing up a CB Uke for my oldest daughter.  I bought the strings, feet wire, and grommet from Gitty, the rest is stuff I've scrounged here and there.  Walnut neck, Corian countertop sample for bridge and nut.  Sounds…"
Aug 16
MadGomer liked Josh Thompson's discussion Store Front
Aug 16
MadGomer joined Andy Stone's group
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MadGomer replied to Mark Bowen's discussion The Doctor method for applying a neat, even layer of glue to small parts
"Another wonderful little gem of knowledge to tuck away in your bag of tricks to simplify life in the shop!"
Jul 14
MadGomer replied to Amir Sagi's discussion My Version for the CBG - The CBGR
"Well done Amir!"
Jun 15
MadGomer commented on Shane Speal shanespeal.com's group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"You're off to a great start Wesley, keep the pictures coming!"
Jun 11
MadGomer replied to Bruce Young's discussion Headless three string building and playing. What I learned.
"Very well done sir! Did you groove the steel saddle pin for each string or is it smooth end to end?"
Jun 8
MadGomer replied to Craig Cole's discussion Neck Bowing? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Stiffness of the neck (affected by the dimensions, species, and how the grain is oriented) will be your biggest consideration with respect to neck bowing. Other things impact it too but start with a good stiff neck. If you lay a straightedge on the…"
Jun 6
MadGomer replied to Michael shrader's discussion Like a box of chocolates in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Yes Michael, exactly as Forrest described, like a box of chocolates indeed!"
May 11

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Mailing boxes for CBG's

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"That is just awesome Josh!  Liked the other photos of this build.  You did a great job."
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"Good looking family. I like a nice pair."
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"Ha! Did you make those?"
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"That is a good thing about CBN."
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"That's beautiful work!  I bet it sounds great.  Question: Where did you find the…"
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