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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

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CLEARANCE: 2.5-inch Texas Sound Hole Cover - Copper

CLEARANCE: 2.5-inch Texas Sound Hole Cover - Copper

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1 Smart Phone - Old Fart Rant

Smart Phone - Old Fart Rant

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2 The Bonnie Banks O' Loch Lomond

The Bonnie Banks O' Loch Lomond

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3 Swamp Witch WARNING

Swamp Witch WARNING

Added by Uncle John on September 21, 2014

4 You guys are Gonna Flip out! THIS IS COOL! ROCK n' RAW Cigar Box Awesomeness!

You guys are Gonna Flip out! THIS IS COOL! ROCK n' RAW Cigar Box Awesomeness!

Added by BeetleJuice! on September 17, 2014

5 CAMBRIDGE 2014 PART 3

CAMBRIDGE 2014 PART 3

Added by Slowpaw Steve T on September 21, 2014

6 Friday night practice night before Cambridge - 42 mins of annoying live Buggy music

Friday night practice night before Cambridge - 42 mins of annoying live Buggy music

Added by 407bug on September 19, 2014

7 Looking4TheBlues (Demo 2014)

Looking4TheBlues (Demo 2014)

Added by RTZGUITARS on September 20, 2014

8 Little Reds Crying

Little Reds Crying

Added by James O Lunsford on September 19, 2014

9 Live Practice - Born to be Mild

Live Practice - Born to be Mild

Added by 407bug on September 16, 2014

10 Here's a master class on homemade guitar! Would be great to see this guy Live!

Here's a master class on homemade guitar! Would be great to see this guy Live!

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