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5.5-inch "Lightning" Spun Aluminum Cigar Box Resonator Cone by Charles Atchison

5.5-inch "Lightning" Spun Aluminum Cigar Box Resonator Cone by Charles Atchison

This is a spun aluminum cigar box resonator cone, manufactured by hand in the USA by CBG craftsman and author Charles Atchison. These are high quality cones, a bit thicker in construction than some of the others available, and they really ring like a bell. This o..

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Hardwood Nut & Saddle Blanks for Cigar Box Guitars & More - Choose Wood and Quantity

Hardwood Nut & Saddle Blanks for Cigar Box Guitars & More - Choose Wood and Quantity

These are hardwood blanks that can be used as nuts or saddles, perfect for cigar box guitars and other homemade instruments. Here are the dimensions:

  • Length: 2" (50.8mm)
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25pc. 1/4" Hardwood Fret Marker Inlay Dots - Choose Your Favorite Wood Type

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This is a pack of 25 1/4" (0.25 inch) hardwood fret position markers, laser-cut from 1/8" thick hardwood panels. These are sized perfectly for inserting into 1/4" holes drilled in your cigar box guitar fretboard or neck, for marking the key fret positions (usuall..

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pick ups for LPG

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The Cigar Box Guitar Manifesto

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Key change nut

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