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David McQueen replied to John VanVoorhis's discussion New to CBN
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"That is going to perk right up and jump out a ypu oncemit has varnish. Nice."
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Andries D. EKER posted a song

 play eyesight to the Blind B.King- A.D.Eker 2014

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Plain LGB

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Eyesight to the blind King Eker 2014

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"I`ve had that chart going on 25 years now...best purchase I ever made...hands down!!!"
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Eyesight to the blind King Eker 2014

Il Have a go at the BBking tune, in my style,dont know if it is one of those songs that float around and written by one and made popular by a other?
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4-string Chrome Hard-tail Bridge for Cigar Box Guitars & More

4-string Chrome Hard-tail Bridge for Cigar Box Guitars & More

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3-string Chrome Hard-tail Bridge for Cigar Box Guitars & More

3-string Chrome Hard-tail Bridge for Cigar Box Guitars & More

This is a chrome electric guitar-style hard-tail bridge, but made for 3-string cigar box guitars! It took us a long time to find a source for these, but now we got 'em!

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Reeds Taylor / Words too You

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2 DOWNLOAD PAGE for 2014 Cigar Box Nation Christmas Album!

DOWNLOAD PAGE for 2014 Cigar Box Nation Christmas Album!

Posted by Slowpaw Steve T on December 20, 2014

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Is TuxGuitar Site Dead?

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String pressure crushing boxes.

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5 For New Ones:  Why are CBGs the Perfect Starter Instrument?

For New Ones: Why are CBGs the Perfect Starter Instrument?

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6 SWAMP WITCH GUITAR SS4L TRIBUTE WITH WADES GOLD FOIL LOWRIDERS

SWAMP WITCH GUITAR SS4L TRIBUTE WITH WADES GOLD FOIL LOWRIDERS

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7 2014 Cigar Box Nation Christmas Album Submissions Page

2014 Cigar Box Nation Christmas Album Submissions Page

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New Guy from Illinois

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9 John playing a storebought on CBN?!  -  O.  M.  G.

John playing a storebought on CBN?! - O. M. G.

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10 4-String Open G Tuning?

4-String Open G Tuning?

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New to CBN

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New Guy from Illinois

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Making Resonance Boxes

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built in amp??

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