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Complete "Pure & Simple" Cigar Box Guitar Kit - the Easiest CBG Kit to Build, Bar None!

Complete "Pure & Simple" Cigar Box Guitar Kit - the Easiest CBG Kit to Build, Bar None!

We created this cigar box guitar kit with one goal in mind - to make a kit that would allow pretty much anyone put together a real, playable cigar box guitar in about an hour at the kitchen table, with only the most basic tools (..

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Standard Cigar Box Guitar Necks - select Wood, Headstock and Fretting options

Standard Cigar Box Guitar Necks - select Wood, Headstock and Fretting options

This single listing replaces all of the separate cigar box guitar neck listings we used to have. We hope that you find this new method less confusing!

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CLEARANCE: 2.5-inch Texas Sound Hole Cover - Copper

CLEARANCE: 2.5-inch Texas Sound Hole Cover - Copper

This listing is for a single solid copper sound hole/speaker cover with a distinctive Texas state cutout design, intended for use on guitars, cigar box guitars and more. Water jet cut from 1/16" (1.57mm) thick copper sheet, these are Made in the USA and make great..

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1 Grandpa Was A Carpenter -John Prine cover

Grandpa Was A Carpenter -John Prine cover

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What do you like best?

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3 art brigade swamp witch guitar

art brigade swamp witch guitar

Added by the anonymous pick on September 12, 2014

4 Hats Required?

Hats Required?

Posted by Amy O'Donnell on September 6, 2014

5 Lawyers, Guns and Money CBG

Lawyers, Guns and Money CBG

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6 I'm Just a Simple Man   By James o Lunsford

I'm Just a Simple Man By James o Lunsford

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7 Introduction and first build

Introduction and first build

Posted by Daniel Hoenisch on September 13, 2014

8 panheads forever cover by daniel davidson

panheads forever cover by daniel davidson

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A Song For MS

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10 Goodbye Dingo

Goodbye Dingo

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