Group for those who are interested in musical instruments made from objects lying around. Whether you are a DIYer and just like building them or actually play a cigar box guitar for a living, this group is for sharing info and showing off your latest creation.See More
It's been a while since I've posted here, but I wanted to keep a moment to show off the latest build. My builds have gotten better the more I've done (the old "practice makes perfect"). So much so, that I'm marketing them now. :)This one has an older build that had a great box, but a neck that sucked. So I reclaimed the box and discarded the neck. Now it's "reborn" with a 25.5 inch fret scale and dual transducers. I'm calling it "La Resurreccion", "The Resurrection". …See More
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"My anecdotal defense of rote learning, currently described perjoratively as "repetition" by the educational establishment.
ROTE LEARNING WORKS. It's how you learned your "birth language."
IMHO, since I date back…"
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"Can I take this thread off topic for a second and ask, Why people like camping? I mean, what is the appeal of leaving the comfort and plenty of civilization in order to sleep in the forest on the ground and be exposed to insects and the elements all…"