I found this video of Wade playing his homemade one-string diddley bow on Cigar Box Nation. Fantastic.
Only the best pallet wood, chicken can and drywall screws money can buy to build this fine instrument. This is an off the cuff song I came up with to go with this mean piece of wood.Be sure to check out the other videos of one, two, three, and four-stringed homemade musical instruments.
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