Robert Killen
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  • Eugene, OR
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With a broom and a!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder Feb 26, 2016. 1 Reply


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Wonderful video! - Scatman Crothers on tenor guitar with Redd Foxx

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat Jan 17, 2016. 4 Replies

This video just showed up on my FB feed and thought some of you might enjoy it. Cheers!...Continue

Using an old pallet as shelving for my boxes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tnfishdaddy Jan 16, 2016. 1 Reply

I was organizing my mini-shop this weekend and needed a place to stack my paltry collection of boxes. I had an old pallet outside. So I pulled most of the bottom slats off and leaned it against the…Continue

How do I delete music that I uploaded?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Killen Dec 23, 2015. 2 Replies

I tried to upload a song and got a failure message. So I did it again. Got the same message. Apparently it lied. Now I've two copies of the same song in my profile and can't find a way to delete…Continue


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Building Jaime

Posted on November 22, 2015 at 9:31pm 5 Comments

After a few varied builds - lunchbox, Christmas tin and even a few cigar boxes, I decided to build my 'player'. Truth is I kind of felt like these builds were all experiments and it was time to get serious-ish.

Enter Jaime Garcia. This 'My Father Cigar' box is beautiful, simple and well constructed. Thin top and bottom. Although they are plywood, the tap tone…


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At 2:34pm on December 29, 2015, bemuzic said…

Hi, thanks for the friend add. Glad you're enjoying Winter Song : -) Am liking the music playing now on your page....

At 12:48pm on November 20, 2015, Downtown Vinnie said…

too funny,I was just talkin to  a gardening customer who mentioned your name yesterday.Said they had met you at some event ..

At 3:04pm on October 25, 2015, Downtown Vinnie said…

welcome .we will have ti have coffee some time.I have put on two CBG fests in town the last two years.There are a few people in town.I am workin to get the word out around here


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