Andy Busch
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What to make with a rolling pin

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Jul 1. 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. 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

What breed of pup?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Feb 9. 6 Replies

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Old Timer -3- string guitar

"Pretty reso plate!"
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Brendt Evenden replied to Andy Busch's discussion Just got a radio/cassette player--My next move--HELP!! in the group Radios turned Guitar Amps
"we'll i did the conversion. Thinking about was much harder than doing it. 1) added recycled 9 volt battery terminal coz I'm too cheap to buy d batteries.  2) used soldering iron to remove wires from tape head. Coz its stereo speaker,…"
Monday
BrianQ. replied to Andy Busch's discussion What kind of wire? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Shielded cable is readily available, they just tell you things like that because they don’t want you doing your own work. In fact it’s become very economical these…"
Sep 9
Brendt Evenden replied to Andy Busch's discussion Just got a radio/cassette player--My next move--HELP!! in the group Radios turned Guitar Amps
"I'm in a similar position to you, Andy. I've got an old cassette/radio player and am looking to do an amp conversion. The Aussie guy you refer to is LoneSoulSurfer and his videos are pretty easy to follow. I started by looking at radios…"
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Pen panpipes

"Maybe a video will follow?"
Aug 31
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Pen panpipes

"Very nice! Would love hear them and see how they sound"
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Pen panpipes

"Very cool Andy!"
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Pen panpipes

"Cool.  I would like to learn to play them like Dom Flemmons does his quills."
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Pen panpipes

Two sets of panpipes from (round) pen tubes. The upper one is tuned to B flat (chromatic scale), the lower one to G (pentatonic scale, flatted 7th).
Aug 29
Andries D. EKER left a comment for Andy Busch
"Thanks for the like Andy Appriciated ! Greeeeettsszz A.D."
Aug 28

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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, BeetleJuice! 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, BeetleJuice! 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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