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If you want to get an idea of what this whole cigar box guitar thing is about, check out the Cigar Box Guitar Manifesto.
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Featured Products from C. B. Gitty

"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

Take a close look at the detail photos of this amazing instrument. Look at the 150+ year old wood, with the curved marks still clearly visible from when it was first sawn into boards.

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Pearloid Guitar Pick Earrings (2pc. set) - Pick your Color! - Handmade in the USA

Pearloid Guitar Pick Earrings (2pc. set) - Pick your Color! - Handmade in the USA

These hand-made earrings feature silver-finish hooks and real pearloid guitar picks - even better, you get to pick your favorite from 8 available colors! These earrings are hand-made in the USA by experienced jewelry makers here in the Gitty Girl jewelry workshop..

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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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1 Neck Drop Angle?

Neck Drop Angle?

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Cornbread & Butterbeans

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3 bruised  apple burst  swamp witch guitar

bruised apple burst swamp witch guitar

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4 Gallows Tree .. 1 of my own songs "Sorry"

Gallows Tree .. 1 of my own songs "Sorry"

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5 Resonator... not sounding right

Resonator... not sounding right

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Much Too Young

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Bridge-imbedded rod piezo question.

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SWAMP WITCH GUITARS OCTOBER SPOOKY AD

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CBG Decor

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Neck Drop Angle?

Started by Tom Temple in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by gary sheldon 5 hours ago. 29 Replies

bought some wood!

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Bluesheart 7 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 7 hours ago. 38 Replies

soft piezo rod?

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague 22 hours ago. 4 Replies

headstock taper?

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

Hats Required?

Started by Amy O'Donnell in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by White Raven yesterday. 116 Replies

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