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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

This single listing replaces all of the separate cigar box guitar neck listings we used to have. We hope that you find this new method less confusing!

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CLEARANCE: 2.5-inch Texas Sound Hole Cover - Copper

CLEARANCE: 2.5-inch Texas Sound Hole Cover - Copper

This listing is for a single solid copper sound hole/speaker cover with a distinctive Texas state cutout design, intended for use on guitars, cigar box guitars and more. Water jet cut from 1/16" (1.57mm) thick copper sheet, these are Made in the USA and make great..

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fret markers on fretless guitar

Started by sasquatch in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Dale "Guv'nor" Crombez 2 hours ago. 41 Replies

Psycobilly possibility.

Started by Cause the Blue rat in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Jim_in_Tucson 3 hours ago. 3 Replies

Dog Dish Resonator

Started by Dave Brickner in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Wayfinder 21 hours ago. 2 Replies

Nut width

Started by Michael Cuell in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Michael Cuell 21 hours ago. 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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