Andy Busch
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A dilemma--Advice please!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Oct 26, 2018. 2 Replies

Hi!So, here's the thing:  I got into CBGs and junk-based stringed instruments (cookie tins, metal boxes, scrap wood, etc.) and I LOVE it!  I've made a number of guits, and a few are really nice. I've…Continue

What to make with a rolling pin

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Jul 1, 2018. 4 Replies

So, I was at a yard sale and I bought this really nice hardwood rolling pin. Cheap—$.25. Now: what the heck do I make with it?

What to do with a rusty hoe...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Busch May 14, 2018. 7 Replies

(Alright all you smarty-pantses and dirty minds, I mean the garden variety hoe, not the other kind!) So, at a community yard sale last Saturday I bought this really cool-lookin' hoe ($1, bargained…Continue

 

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Lost a Black Locust tree

"Should be really pretty wood.  Good luck!"
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Headstock

"WOW!! That's awesome!"
Nov 20
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Gremlins

"Tell us:  How does it play/sound?  I may want to get one one of these days."
Nov 19
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inside Factory Smokers fiddle

"You live in Duluth--Minnesota? I was born in Superior, I was brought home from the hospital (St. Mary's) to a trailer park near the Morgan Park district (and yes, I'm truly trailer trash), my grandma lived in South Superior until she died…"
Oct 28
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Old Virginia Sheroots

"An EXTREMELY cool box!"
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Hair of the Bear

"Dude! Sorry! But...wow! Lotsa folks hit deer (I have), but a bear!"
Oct 28
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new 3 string Banjo

"Goat 'n' gut! You go son!"
Oct 28
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"VERY cool!"
Oct 24
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"Dang!  You're good!"
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IMG_2072

"Now THAT is COOL!"
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IDog bowl resonator

"Nicely done! And...well...how does she sound?"
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Victoria

"A measuring tape shoulder strap! I like it!"
Oct 1
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"WAY cool!"
Oct 1
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Samantha Fish in Sacto 2019

"IMHO, Badass = endearing!"
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Adjustable compensated bridge

"That's beautiful work!  I bet it sounds great.  Question: Where did you find the bridge?  I need an adjustable compensated bridge for my flat-top octave mandolin. "
Sep 18

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
from the ukuleleunderground.com message board
How many instruments have you built so far?
One, and a friend built another.
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
They look cool, they sound cool, especially in the blues, and it's a lot of fun to make music from something I made out of re-purposed materials.

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At 3:21pm on August 28, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the like Andy Appriciated ! Greeeeettsszz A.D.

At 5:20pm on August 16, 2018, 3 String Guitars said…

you can actually just tap right into the tape heads positive and negative .....there are a few ways, but don't tear up to much as you will be going to far into it, your just overriding the signal...just remember that!....try not to remove to many parts

At 11:52pm on August 15, 2018, 3 String Guitars said…

Hi, yes I have several videos on radio-guitar-amps.com

check them out and email if you get stuck

At 5:39pm on July 5, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi Andy ! Thanks ! Glad you like it ! a fire cracker indeed ! That tube amp in your picture show is that a build by You? or some upscure forgotten brand?Like the look of your dark blue airplane can diddley ! Nice whit that spoon string holder !!

At 7:02pm on June 14, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thank you kindly Andy ! my pleasure !

At 4:28pm on June 13, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi there Andy! Yep i glueéd it underneath whit two way's gluei let the plastic ring on the piezo left on, and place the can over the the inbox neck so that it does not touch it so the piece of shopstick for a bridge gives of the sound treu the tin directly to the piezo hole in the tin wire directly to the long shaft inputjack,thanks for asking AB is see on your picture show you like to build of the beaten road yourself there Andy, lets keep up the good work thanks for the like ! Kind Greeetinggssszz A.D.

At 11:32am on May 25, 2018, Glenn Kaiser said…

Welcome Andy! -Glenn

At 2:46pm on May 24, 2018, Glenn Kaiser said…

Hey Andy! I noticed that but he spelled Glen, not Glenn... though folks sometimes make that mistake w. my name. Glen Watt maybe?? I've never built anything quite like that so...? Thanks bro. -Glenn Kaiser

At 4:39pm on March 28, 2018, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks for the comment Andy

At 12:09pm on March 8, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi Andy ! Thanks for the like! glad you liked it ! greeeeettsszzz A.D.

 
 
 

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