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Cigar Box Guitar - a 3-stringer live..

Incorporating the CBG's more and more into my live performances! Great fun for me and hopefully for the audience as well, haha!! I love these simple blues gu...
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My Favourite Amps for CBG

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"Sawyer's Legacy" Custom 4-string Box Guitar featuring Dual Humbuckers & Reclaimed Materials

"Sawyer's Legacy" Custom 4-string Box Guitar featuring Dual Humbuckers & Reclaimed Materials

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3-String Open D "DAD" Modal/Blues String Sets - Choose from 4 Set Varieties!

3-String Open D "DAD" Modal/Blues String Sets - Choose from 4 Set Varieties!

Open D "DAD" is a very popular tuning for 3-string cigar box guitars, second only to the Open G GDG tuning. It's just so easy to bang out good ole gritty blues using this classic tuning. Sometimes known as the D Modal or D Power Chord tuning, if you are looking f..

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CBG Decor

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Neck Drop Angle?

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bought some wood!

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Bluesheart 3 hours ago. 4 Replies

The Cigar Box Guitar Manifesto

Started by C. B. Gitty (Ben) in Cigar Box Nation News. Last reply by Bill Baker 3 hours ago. 38 Replies

soft piezo rod?

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague 18 hours ago. 4 Replies

headstock taper?

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Christopher Lee dixon 20 hours ago. 8 Replies

Hats Required?

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