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Shovel Handle Diddley Box

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So, one day I was walking down the road and found an old shovel handle. The thing looked super old so I thought it might look great with an antique box. It took me a couple years to get around to…Continue

 

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Shovel Handle Diddley Box

So, one day I was walking down the road and found an old shovel handle. The thing looked super old so I thought it might look great with an antique box. It took me a couple years to get around to building it.Box is an old H. Anton Bock, all wood. After drilling out the holes for the shovel handle, I promptly turned the box into kindling by stepping on it. Only the bottom and one side remained intact. I glued it all back together using some thin hobby plywood as a backing. It turned out pretty…See More
Oct 21
Vinsanity replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Working on a one stringer based on an old shovel handle I found on the side of the road awhile back. Almost have all the parts. Waiting on an old box I found on eBay."
Sep 24

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3. In the process of building more.
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The history behind them. I'm a big fan of blues and want to connect to it's roots. Also, how easy they are to build and play.

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