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New Cigar Box Guitar Songbook Just Released!
Feat. Shady Grove, Midnight Special, Cripple Creek, more...
Cigar Box Nation's head honcho, Ben Gitty has just added his seventh songbook this week, The Cigar Box Guitar Songbook, Vol. Two.  It includes 5 pages of essential "how-to-play" information, making it easier than ever to start playing songs on your 3-string Open G GDG cigar box guitar.  
 
This 60-page book includes both "basic melody" and "melody + chords" versions, so you can master the basic song before moving onto more advanced versions. He also includes the chord names (and chord forms) with each song for strumming along, as well as the song's lyrics and additional verses.
 
Q. Can I make a truss rod without power tools?
Cigar Box Nation member, Hans posed the following question:
After building three four string guitars, a three string guitar, an eight string mandolin, an ukulele, and a diddley bow I feel ready to graduate to building a six string.
The only problem is that I'll need a truss rod for that and I do not have any power tools (except for a drill). So how do I cut a straight and even truss rod groove without a router?
See the great solutions given by our members, including a tool called the Old Woman's Tooth!


Jerome Graille rocks METALLICA on a 3-string cigar box guitar...and a ukulele!
French phenom, Jerome Graille continues to push the cigar box guitar into new territories.  Check out his smokin' cover of Metallica's "Sad But True".

DIY 2.5 Watt Amplifier Kit - Amp & enclosure offers endless customization possibilities - $49.99 full kit!
Build your own battery-powered amplifier and bring your Cigar Box Guitar anywhere with this complete kit!  

All you need for assembly is a Philips head screwdriver and a soldering iron and you've got yourself an infinitely customizable amplifier. These amps are perfect for practice, busking, or sharing the sweet sweet sounds of your Cigar Box Guitar with the neighbors.

DIY Amp Kit - $49.99 shop now!
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Brother, have you heard the roar of the fast express? Have you seen starlight on the rails?"

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Brother, have you heard the roar of the fast express? Have you seen starlight on the rails?"

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Ben Gitty's 3-string GDG Cigar Box Guitar Songbook - Volume 2

Ben Gitty's 3-string GDG Cigar Box Guitar Songbook - Volume 2

Grab your cigar box guitar and get picking, with this treasure trove of 53 different tablature arrangements of 35 beloved, well-known songs!

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