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Our good friend and CBN member Jim Morris could use your support .

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Mills Feb 26. 14 Replies

Our good friend and CBN member Jim Morris  could use your support . Help him and his acoustic group  “Hay Fever” create their first CD . Yes , I hear rumors  there may be some CBg fiddle content in…Continue

Tags: Kickstarter, cd, Morris, Jim

ATTENTION SWAMP WITCH GUITAR OWNERS / PLAYERS. SEND IN YOUR ENTRIES FOR ALBUM #3

Started this discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick Sep 21, 2017. 28 Replies

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The limited edtion swamp witch guitar comic book now view-able in online version.

Started this discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick Jul 24, 2017. 20 Replies

In case you missed The  swamp  witch guitars  comic book   (age of the swamp witch guitar  ) limited  2015 edition. or could not get a copy ,Have no fear ,   you can now view it online  below  . page…Continue

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ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT DAN SLEEP.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Mar 21, 2017. 22 Replies

Our good friend, and CBN site monitor  Dan Sleep , has  recently been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy.The chemo is making him  too sick to work in his shop.  So,  he…Continue

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the anonymous pick replied to Kimberly Holland's discussion Neck and lid
"Contrary to  popular  belief   that  you will  get   better  resonation  with  a space ,  I believe gluing right to  the top  resos  the whole guitar as  one much better.…"
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At 12:10am on December 1, 2018, BrianQ. said…

Hey pick, my cousin from Ontario just gave me some Tim Hortons coffee, that’s some good sh#%@! Better than Starbucks!

At 2:53pm on November 19, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the kind comments there TAP ,rezz must be in the air ! you one me one !  nice innercone copper ? 

At 5:01pm on September 7, 2018, BUGGY (C) said…

.... and then, appearing from nowhere.. a BUG !    ;>)

At 7:03am on July 5, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the kind comments there TAP ! Appriciated !

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At 3:34pm on March 5, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks AP kind of you for the like ! from what i read what you spontanely done for Shane, your a real fine DUDE as UJ whoed say ! and i agree, nice  thing to do! good one on you ! bee reading you Rock and build on ! greeeeeettssszzz  A.D.

At 7:44pm on February 5, 2018, Uncle John said…

Thanks again for that great fest poster!  I think it helped make it a success. 

At 11:16am on January 4, 2018, Rose Ericson said…

Hey Pick CONGRATS on the win!!!! Super cool build !!!!!!!!!!

At 6:22pm on January 3, 2018, Delvero said…

Congratulations pick! very ingenious build! Love It!!!!

At 8:38am on January 3, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Pick !Thanks for the Kind comments! Got the News Today you did win the Kick the Can Compititie,Congrats on your Win ! reading some comments here and there ,i read you lost the abbillity to play because of bike accident? if so that explains why you play the way you play, to bad to hear ! Good luck on your Builds ! May the Witch be kind to You! happy New 2018 ! 

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LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY ! WIN A SWAMP WITCH GUITAR .

Posted on May 8, 2017 at 5:00pm 8 Comments

You can WIN the St Louis 2017 fest swamp witch  

\uap>even if  you don't go  .. 

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\uap> LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY  !!!

\uap>THIS YEAR THEIR CHARITY WILL BE

SIX STRING HEROES.



They honor and assist injured U.S. military veterans suffering from PTSD through free guitars and guitar lessons.…

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Americana Music Month, The Derry Down Cosmic Revival, project..

Posted on July 9, 2016 at 3:30am 4 Comments

Awhile back  ,  CBN  member  "Gibby Fiddy  five"  posted  info in support  of this  historical  project .

\uap>Derry Down Project's Profile Photo

\uap>I took a shine to  it  and  pitched  in  .  you  can  too  . This  is   a great  piece  of history  being  saved   and  sure  to contribute to  more   history being  made.

\uap>The  video  can  portray it  way  better  than i can so watch and enjoy, and / or  get  involved  yourself  .

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SWAMP WITCH GUITARS REVEALS THIS SECRET TIP TO END SLIDE RATTLE FOR GOOD!!

Posted on December 31, 2015 at 9:30am 24 Comments

One of the biggest problems  for a new slide player  to overcome  is  “slide rattle” and clang  ,when the  slide  catches the  wrong string  in the wrong way and the string rattles against it . it can make your  tune sound like  2 skeletons  humping on a tin roof  using a tin can as a condom .  ;-)

\uap>So, I pondered for a while on what would help new slide players avoid this discouraging hurtle.

\uap>I came up with an idea.. and  thought  , “that might  work”  , but  I… Continue
 
 
 

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