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So you built your CBG and now you need something to play on it, right? Well, if you're not…See More
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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

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3 Does rod piezo require pre-amp.

Does rod piezo require pre-amp.

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Radius fret-less fret-board and strings

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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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"It's Created, Not Bought"

Started by Jim_in_Tucson in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague 44 minutes ago. 12 Replies

intonation??

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Fret size?

Started by Fake8pe in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Michael Fred Johnson 11 hours ago. 5 Replies

Soldering the back of the volume pot bunch or seperate?

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