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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

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1 Grandpa Was A Carpenter -John Prine cover

Grandpa Was A Carpenter -John Prine cover

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2 What do you like best?

What do you like best?

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3 Hats Required?

Hats Required?

Posted by Amy O'Donnell on September 6, 2014

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art brigade swamp witch guitar

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5 Lawyers, Guns and Money CBG

Lawyers, Guns and Money CBG

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6 Introduction and first build

Introduction and first build

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7 Cigar Box Guitar How-to Knowledgebase at CigarBoxGuitar.com

Cigar Box Guitar How-to Knowledgebase at CigarBoxGuitar.com

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8 panheads forever cover by daniel davidson

panheads forever cover by daniel davidson

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9 4 string Cream guitar

4 string Cream guitar

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

I'm Just a Simple Man By James o Lunsford

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Psycobilly possibility.

Started by Cause the Blue rat in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by gary herget 44 minutes ago. 5 Replies

fret markers on fretless guitar

Started by sasquatch in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Dale "Guv'nor" Crombez 6 hours ago. 41 Replies

Nut width

Started by Michael Cuell in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Michael Cuell yesterday. 5 Replies

Slide Scrape

Started by Mike Burch in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague on Saturday. 17 Replies

Bendy Wendy!

Started by Bleedindoolally in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by john mackay on Saturday. 14 Replies

3/4 size guitar?

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by john mackay on Saturday. 8 Replies

BRITS! Where do you get your boxes?

Started by Bleedindoolally in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Michael Fred Johnson on Saturday. 10 Replies

25.4 inch neck Now What

Started by Hip Bone Bellaire in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by robert jones on Saturday. 11 Replies

cigar box guitar cases

Started by colin mcgrath in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Danny Butler on Saturday. 24 Replies

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