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Building the Newgrange CBG

This is a commission instrument for John Campbell.  It's name is Newgrange, inspired by the prehistoric monument in County Meath, Ireland.  

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Here's a pic of the progress so far - a Las Cabrillas box, and some maple

 

I decided to put a strip of…

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Added by Ted Crocker on January 25, 2013 at 8:44pm — 3 Comments

The Coalhouse Project - Part 2

Hey Ted, can you make me 70 unique Crocker instruments in 5 weeks?



"No problem…"

(See the first 36 instruments HERE)…

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Added by Ted Crocker on September 24, 2012 at 9:00pm — 11 Comments

The Coalhouse Project

Hey Ted, can you make me 70 unique Crocker instruments in 5 weeks?

"No problem…"

(See the next 35 instruments HERE)…

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Added by Ted Crocker on September 15, 2012 at 10:00pm — 11 Comments

Building the Tennessee Thunder harp mic and gig case

Tennessee Thunder.  

Here we go, a harp mic for Tennessee Toddy.  

It starts with an old…

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Added by Ted Crocker on August 26, 2012 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

Double Trouble progress pics - *FINISHED! *

Not a proper Progress Blog, but here's pics of Double Trouble along the way to completion.

 

An insane instrument for Sanddraggin (Mark). This is a guitar/bass combo with stereo output. The bass string has its own circuit with volume/tone/jack and a one string Stonehenge. The guitar circuit has volume/tone for both pickups (Stonehenge…

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Added by Ted Crocker on February 7, 2012 at 12:00am — 4 Comments

Building the Goose Lap Steel Guitar

Ted Crocker custom instrument for Harrison Withers.  

 

EDIT:  Finished instrument

 

A gorgeous slab of walnut from Sid Workman

 

Update:  January 5, 2012

I…

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Added by Ted Crocker on January 8, 2012 at 11:00pm — 6 Comments

Building the Jagged Edge CBG

Click here to see the Jagged Edge Builders Blog

 

Added by Ted Crocker on October 17, 2011 at 1:02pm — 1 Comment

Building the Ugly Duckling/Beautiful Swan

(I found this old post on my computer of the Ugly Duckling/Beautiful Swan CBG Challence from the old Yahoo CBG group.  I thought you'd enjoy it.  BTW, I won the Challenge)

 



 

Crocker Ugly Duckling/Beautiful Swan…

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Added by Ted Crocker on October 17, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Building the Delta Box CBG

The Delta Box will be a Crocker production instrument.  I'm creating all the templates, jigs, components and hardware so I can assemble many of these at a time.  The complete opposite of what I usually do.

 

The box

 

Using a Forstner bit in the drill press to make holes for the 2 broomsticks neck…

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Added by Ted Crocker on October 13, 2011 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

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