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Railroad Man - by The Eels

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How to Play Finger style on Cigarbox Guitar

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"Sawyer's Legacy" Custom 4-string Box Guitar featuring Dual Humbuckers & Reclaimed Materials

"Sawyer's Legacy" Custom 4-string Box Guitar featuring Dual Humbuckers & Reclaimed Materials

Take a close look at the detail photos of this amazing instrument. Look at the 150+ year old wood, with the curved marks still clearly visible from when it was first sawn into boards.

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Pearloid Guitar Pick Earrings (2pc. set) - Pick your Color! - Handmade in the USA

Pearloid Guitar Pick Earrings (2pc. set) - Pick your Color! - Handmade in the USA

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3-String Open D "DAD" Modal/Blues String Sets - Choose from 4 Set Varieties!

3-String Open D "DAD" Modal/Blues String Sets - Choose from 4 Set Varieties!

Open D "DAD" is a very popular tuning for 3-string cigar box guitars, second only to the Open G GDG tuning. It's just so easy to bang out good ole gritty blues using this classic tuning. Sometimes known as the D Modal or D Power Chord tuning, if you are looking f..

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1 Neck Drop Angle?

Neck Drop Angle?

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2 neck fretting issue

neck fretting issue

Posted by Christopher Lee dixon on October 21, 2014

3 bruised  apple burst  swamp witch guitar

bruised apple burst swamp witch guitar

Added by the anonymous pick on October 17, 2014

4 Resonator... not sounding right

Resonator... not sounding right

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5 Much Too Young

Much Too Young

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6 The Ax

The Ax

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7 CBG Decor

CBG Decor

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A Brief Visual History Of The Camptown War, Part 9: The Battle Of Doodah County

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9 Diddley Gospel and tablature - Lord Help The Poor & Needy

Diddley Gospel and tablature - Lord Help The Poor & Needy

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CBG Decor

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neck fretting issue

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Slowpaw Steve T 4 hours ago. 25 Replies

The Cigar Box Guitar Manifesto

Started by C. B. Gitty (Ben) in Cigar Box Nation News. Last reply by TN Twang 5 hours ago. 41 Replies

Neck Drop Angle?

Started by Tom Temple in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Bad Finger (Eric) 8 hours ago. 36 Replies

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Oh Crud... Now what?

Started by John Sawyer in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Slowpaw Steve T 12 hours ago. 24 Replies

soft piezo rod?

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