Went to the transfer station today and this is what I found! A pile of cigar boxes just sitting there!

I couldn't just leave them there! There's too much potential.

What do you think?

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Comment by Grandpa on August 10, 2017 at 5:17pm

Too true, Frog. Anything can and will. I saw that microwave git last year, and when it came time to replace our refrigerator, I told Mrs. Grandpa that the old one could be a heck of a stand-up bass. She asked where I'd stand to play it, and where the hell would I store it? Well, as usual she was correct, and that was that! If you still have the blade from that mower, you could bolt on a neck, a single coil, and use it as "cutting edge" instrument. Wait a minute....inspiration strikes! Yeah, junk stuff can make a one-off git, for sure! Rarely have had as much fun as buildin' gits.

Comment by Blues Frog on August 9, 2017 at 10:19pm


(Funny, I no share that name)

I have the back guard off of an old lawn mower that is going to be a new guitar. This addiction is crazy. Anything can, and will, become a guitar someday. That's why i couldn't leave them there. 

Just ask bigmdgiv, he saw the potential, now he gets to make it a reality.

I love this hobby!

Comment by bigmcgiv on August 9, 2017 at 2:11pm

I got the box Monday thanks so much

Comment by Grandpa on August 9, 2017 at 2:09pm

Nice catch, BF. I reckon that many, if not most members herein are always looking around for discarded "building materials". Just the other day, Mrs. Grandpa's waffle iron ate it, and a new one was ordered. I gutted the old thing, cleaned off the remnants of batter and grease, and now have a set of chrome "clamshells" waiting to be recycled into a metal-bodied git. I wonder if the removable cast metal griddles can be cut down into resonators? We'll see. So much broken stuff, so many opportunities!

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Comment by Blues Frog on July 31, 2017 at 8:23pm

Bigmc, where would I be sending it to?

Comment by Paul Craig on July 31, 2017 at 4:21pm

Nice score.

Comment by Jeff 'Bones' Reilly on July 31, 2017 at 3:56pm
Nice pick up mate .
Comment by bigmcgiv on July 31, 2017 at 3:49pm

liking the second on the left

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