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Reed's CD update...

Started this discussion. Last reply by darryl kernaghan Feb 22, 2015. 4 Replies

Hi Everyone, I just wanted to update you on my status in respect to my writing and composing the CD I have been working on now for about 2 years. I now have composed and written 8 full songs , as…Continue

Video Creation/Editing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Jan 11, 2015. 2 Replies

Question:I wanna be able to present my videos with me playing my guitar alone, and my harp the same video....while being accompanied by the other instrument, If you follow what I'm…Continue

Fear, or Common Sence?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Uncle John Oct 16, 2014. 21 Replies

Howdy all,Most of you know that I am always willing too participate in just about anything that pertains too getting our genre' of music out there and reconized for what it is...But I have a small…Continue

Effects for playing lead blues

Started this discussion. Last reply by The Phrygian Kid May 27, 2014. 5 Replies

What pedals are players using for playing lead blues on a cbg?Continue


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Upright Washtub Bass / Double bass style

Posted on November 10, 2012 at 6:30pm 21 Comments

Here's the tub, its 18" in diameter

Here's the tub with the sound board anchors in place

Sound board ready for mounting and paint…


Long Horn Cigar Box Guitar

Posted on August 25, 2012 at 12:00am 9 Comments

My wife asked me what I wanted for my birthday, and my reply was I wanted the long horn pick up and matching head stock inlay made by Randy Bretz....well low and behold, she got it for me. Here is the mock up. ( I used the picture of the actual pick up)

So I got me a cigar box…


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At 9:33pm on March 13, 2016, Nhirvana said…
Thanks for taking the time to comment. It never dawned on me that the tuners are designed to be used in a certain direction, but it definitely makes sense. I'm really not too concerned tho. At least that tuner is doing what it was designed to do, unlike pretty much everything else on there. For my first build I wanted to stay true to what I thought was the whole idea, build an instrument from whatever you can get your hands on. I had a cheapy Strat-copy in my basement from a past failed attempt at learning an instrument, so I had 6 tuners. I'm a 51 year old carpenter, not a musician. I started playing the ukulele 7 months ago and I suck, but I love it and I love these things, everything about them. Anyway, I used what I had. I'm way more worried about the cheap ukulele tuner on the middle one!
At 3:44am on January 26, 2015, Andries D. EKER said…

Great style There Reeds,been looking at the Picture show, nice builds and style there!

All styles and trades are there, good Job!! My Brother I Law In New York has a chocolad Factory LYLAC CHOCOLADS, Funny to see how builders combine there trades ! Good Show  See Ye Greeetssszzz A.D.

At 3:30am on January 26, 2015, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Reeds, For the Nice Comments, Say was it you who i have to thank for putting the Christmas Song out on UK radio show! Greeeettssszzz A.D.

At 7:03am on January 5, 2015, Scott aka Farmer Ted said…

Hi Reeds, the place in BC I mentioned where I got the Sapele Mahogany is

At 7:35pm on October 24, 2014, Andries D. EKER said…

Got Ye there Reeds, It looks so slick, i got the picture ,usely in my mind me self,slide on!


At 8:16am on October 20, 2014, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi there Reeds ! Thanks for the Nice Comments! got some nice ones out there yourself to!

great picture show! you do all your design on the computer? Greeeetssszz.

At 1:08am on July 4, 2014, Primitive Acoustics said…

Thanks Reeds,  I am enjoying being a hobby builder, still pretty new at this so no sales attempted.  My Facebook page is under my Primitive Acoustics name if you want to list it, for the NW Fest, here it is.  Thanks Tom T

At 10:04pm on April 20, 2014, Dan Mullen said…

Your on my friends list now.  Would you like to combine shipping with some other folks from Canada?

At 5:54am on April 3, 2014, Randy S. Bretz said…

One custom ebony biscuit....

At 5:16pm on March 1, 2014, Bernie Mango said…

Hey Reeds--love your stuff.

Didn't try to include a message--must have hit some keys.


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