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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

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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!

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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Gallows Tree .. 1 of my own songs "Sorry"

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CBG Decor

Started by gary sheldon in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Thumper 10 hours ago. 36 Replies

The Cigar Box Guitar Manifesto

Started by C. B. Gitty (Ben) in Cigar Box Nation News. Last reply by Bill Baker 18 hours ago. 38 Replies

soft piezo rod?

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague yesterday. 4 Replies

headstock taper?

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Christopher Lee dixon yesterday. 8 Replies

Hats Required?

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