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Beast & 4 String

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Boissy Sans Avoir - the song!

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Beast & 4 String

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One More Day (Wood Brothers cigar box guitar cover)

This is a cover of "One More Day" by the Wood Brothers, using my fretted four-string cigar box guitar.
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Pan-Jo No. 1

"First thing came to mind was Johnny Apple Seed. Looks like it would actually play well."
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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 Does rod piezo require pre-amp.

Does rod piezo require pre-amp.

Posted by George Forster on November 10, 2014

4 Radius fret-less fret-board and strings

Radius fret-less fret-board and strings

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5 Boissy Sans Avoir - the song!

Boissy Sans Avoir - the song!

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two quick builder tips - 43 seconds

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Man did this..... (Swampwitch clean tone)

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SWAMP WITCH GUITARS GOES TO SPACE / MARS (SERIOUSLY)

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Lord I thank you Thankgiving Prayer

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intonation??

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Fret size?

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Soldering the back of the volume pot bunch or seperate?

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