Reg Seward
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Reg Seward replied to Peter Hendley's discussion Advice on learning to play 6 stringed lap in the group Lap Steel World
"Hi Peter,   I have been playing guitars for years, but arthritis has messed up my digits quite substantially. Therefore, I have gone down the road of learning slide stuff. I built a 6 string lap steel (pictures on here somewhere) and began the…"
Nov 29, 2018
Reg Seward commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Hi Dani/Grey Bear, My latest project, which has unseated all my other planned projects for a bit is made up of the remnants from this little weapon. A fairly non-descript 'Spanish' thing, I had sort of tuned it and played a few chords a…"
Nov 25, 2018
Reg Seward commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"I tend to use a small Pignose myself. It seems to thrive with the right amount of distortion to make any CBG sound excellent..... lord knows what size it is wattage wise...!!!!"
Nov 22, 2018
Reg Seward replied to Alex Rigby's discussion Looking to play some festivals next year in the group The Brits are coming
"Hi,  Try the Maverick Festival. A small place in East Anglia named Easton is the venue. The guy to speak to is named Paul.  There is a website...!!!    good luck"
Nov 8, 2018
Reg Seward commented on William E. White's video
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Wayfairing Stranger Blues

"I love the break and the run down, excellent...!!!"
Nov 2, 2018
Reg Seward commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Mmmm, Licence plate guitar, I have an old Minnesota one in my workshop somewhere or other, so maybe I may go down the same road eventually... thanks for the inspiration...!!!   I am in the middle of constructing a few instruments through the…"
Sep 16, 2018
Reg Seward and Martin Owen are now friends
Aug 18, 2018
Reg Seward commented on Martin Owen's photo
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First attempt!

"Now that I like, well done you...... what tunes to you scrape through playing..????  I tend to get about halfway through something then my mind all go's to pot and I end up doing something else instead. At least the listener gets two tunes…"
Aug 17, 2018
Reg Seward commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Welcome from sunny, at the moment, England. A nice bunch of folk on this website, so look around and enjoy the content. We are all new relatively speaking, so you are amongst friends..... post a picture of your invention if possible,,,!!!!"
Aug 17, 2018
Reg Seward commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Sleepy John, I had the same problem, but it actually your own computer settings that needed changing. I ended up logging in to my own already logged into 'provider' before it automatically set it up alright....."
Jul 25, 2018
Reg Seward commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Thank you David L.  for the welcoming comment, it is indeed an honour to meet up with you, even if it is only 'on-line'.  These home brewed guitars of whatever parentage are always a great interest to me, but after giving a few…"
Jul 1, 2018
Reg Seward commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Well, I am still above ground and breathing, so that makes me an on'rabble member methinks... Ole' Grey Bear as a wallflower raises the eyebrows somewhat to be fair...???? the little petal, but a great bloke..!!! I am currently engaged on…"
Jun 29, 2018
Reg Seward replied to Doug "Nomad" Farish's discussion Build 3 in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Now that is interesting, I am speaking of the thickness of the box walls. I have always thought the thickness has something to do with the resonance, but seemingly not in every case. It makes perfect sense really, unless one is building a resonator…"
Jun 17, 2018
Reg Seward replied to rodger moore's discussion Glues? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"For my sins over here in the U.K. I tend to use Cascamite. Mixed up from powder, spread, then clamped, sometimes applying heat through an electric clothes iron for rapid drying if needed..."
May 14, 2018
Reg Seward commented on Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear's video
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When Spongebob went to the edge he was never the same again.

"Well that is something learnt "The Edge' slide. Another reason to play slide guitar, buy everything....!!!!"
May 9, 2018
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Boxstock 2018, plus others
How many instruments have you built so far?
15. Five more on the boil now
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I have played drums, percussion, guitars for years in various bands, but always felt a tad disjointed playing named brand stuff. I am a practical guy with time on my hands, and a penchant for wood.....

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At 2:17pm on March 30, 2018, Thomas Parr said…

Thank you kindly for your quick response. Now all I have to do is learn to play the darn thing.

 
 
 

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