Charlie Fricke
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Charlie Fricke liked Randy S. Bretz's photo
Jun 26
Charlie Fricke liked Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion VIDEO: Beginner Cigar Box Guitar Lesson - the 0-3-5 Blues Scale Secret
Jun 21
Charlie Fricke liked Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion VIDEO: Artis The Spoonman - The legendary busker behind the Soundgarden song
Jun 17
Charlie Fricke liked Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion BUILDING TIP: Scrap wood "Feeler Gauge" measures perfect action on floating bridges - by G. S. Monroe
Jun 16
Charlie Fricke liked Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker's discussion Build a Les Claypool Whamola!
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Charlie Fricke replied to John VanHoozer's discussion CBG's in Netfilx's Santa Clarita Diet
"I noticed this the other night, wondering where they got them? I did find a CBG builder in Santa Clarita, but no reference to providing axes to the show."
Jun 12
Charlie Fricke liked Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion New Ed Stilley Museum Exhibit + VIDEO - Still on the Hill play Cigar Box Nation Member's Tribute Guitar
Feb 25
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Classifieds and Swaps

A place to buy, sell, trade cigar box guitars and other related gear. Keep in mind that you can find most everything you need (and then some!) over at C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply, your one stop shop for CBG and homemade instrument parts and gear!See More
Dec 7, 2018
Charlie Fricke joined Shane Speal shanespeal.com's group
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Piezos From Outer Space!!!

The simple Piezo Disc pickup is one of the most underrated sound devices.  Sure, they work great as internal pickups for our cigar box guitars, but have you ever considered other possibilities? See Shane Speal's "Spring Thing" instrument (below) created by Shane Speal as a way to introduce you to new options for sound design, special effects and possibly inventing new and exotic instruments.Post your weird creations, sound machines and otherworldly piezo instruments here! See More
Dec 7, 2018
Charlie Fricke joined Shane Speal shanespeal.com's group
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It Goes To 11

Amps, amplification, effects, hackwiring and general mayhem. Anarchists welcomeSee More
Dec 7, 2018
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Garage Band Users group

All things GB. Set up. Recording, Editing. tips tricks and techniques. From set up to burning to disc.
Dec 7, 2018
Charlie Fricke joined Rand Moore's group
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Home Made Resonator Boxes 101, v.2.0

Beginning Box Building. Nothing too fancy, but functional. For people who don't have easy access to cigar boxes. Other home made non-rectangular box resonator discussions are also welcome.See More
Dec 7, 2018
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Hand built and custom microphones

thought about how i was using modern mics and effects, mainly distortion and reverb, to record with and it seemed the next step to me was hand built microphones to record with -  See More
Dec 7, 2018
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"We definitely need a sound file uploaded when you get it finished. Way cool!"
Nov 27, 2018
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Home Made Guitar Amps

This is a group for home made guitar amps.See More
Nov 21, 2018

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
YouTube, following links
How many instruments have you built so far?
5
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Woodworking, repurposing interesting materials, making weird noises :)

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At 1:30pm on January 6, 2018, DAVID TIBET said…

That's very sweet of you, Charlie. Thank you! David+++ 

At 8:59am on March 17, 2011, smojo said…
Charlie thanks for the invite. The amp building booklets are for sale at £5. If you still want one can you email me or leave a private message please.
 
 
 

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