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Homemade Guitars website

Took a photo with my old iphone of a homemade cigar box guitar I just built, I have a few other…See More
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FS/FT '68 Ampeg G-12

Trade me something good for this sweet amp. It's worth about $700, but if you have junk I like, you…
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Carmelita

Warren Zevon cover on a couple 3 string cigar box guitars and a washtub bass.
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"I'm working on a new Holiday song entitled: " There might be Santa Claus "."
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Goodbye Cruel World

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Note on the Road - Ciao Amore Ciao

Ecco la prima canzone, "Ciao Amore Ciao" di Luigi Tenco, interpretata da diversi musicisti in giro per l'Italia. Ringrazio Maria Lanzetta per la partecipazio...
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CBG Tabs

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1 Cigar Box Builders Decree

Cigar Box Builders Decree

Posted by Bill Baker on November 17, 2014

2 2014 Cigar Box Nation Christmas Album Submissions Page

2014 Cigar Box Nation Christmas Album Submissions Page

Posted by Slowpaw Steve T on November 18, 2014

3 Radius fret-less fret-board and strings

Radius fret-less fret-board and strings

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4 Boissy Sans Avoir - the song!

Boissy Sans Avoir - the song!

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Does rod piezo require pre-amp.

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Jamessted "Red"

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Inexpensive strap holders

Started by Jon Leslie/Runaway Veal Music in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder 2 hours ago. 7 Replies

intonation??

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by john mackay 2 hours ago. 6 Replies

"It's Created, Not Bought"

Started by Jim_in_Tucson in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague 18 hours ago. 12 Replies

Fret size?

Started by Fake8pe in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Michael Fred Johnson yesterday. 5 Replies

Soldering the back of the volume pot bunch or seperate?

Started by Jon Leslie/Runaway Veal Music in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Jon Leslie/Runaway Veal Music on Friday. 8 Replies

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