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Its Nobodys Bissenis if I do A D Eker 2014

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Its Nobodys Bissenis if I do A D Eker 2014

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2014 Pennsylvania Cigar Box Guitar Festival

The 2014 Pennsylvania Cigar Box Guitar Festival will be taking place this year on Saturday, August 23.

This is the premiere festival in the Northeast United States, and one of the best ones anywhere in the world. If there is any way you can make it, you need to be there!

Click the image to the left to visit the fest's FaceBook page and get more info.

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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

25pc. #10 x 3/4" Self-drilling Washer-head Screws

25pc. #10 x 3/4" Self-drilling Washer-head Screws

This is a pack of 25 self-drilling "washer-head" screws - these have Phillips heads, are "#10" size, 3/4" long. The self-drilling capability, length and large flat head style make these screws perfect for use on ..

Price: $3.99

All-Wood Brick House "Fallout" Cigar Box Amplifier for Guitar, Cigar Box Guitar & More

All-Wood Brick House "Fallout" Cigar Box Amplifier for Guitar, Cigar Box Guitar & More

These great little amps are hand-crafted in the U.S.A. in C. B. Gitty's workshop. Their heart is an Artec SDA-T 2.5W amp board, which is powered by a 9V battery. The amp accepts a standard 1/4" mono guitar/amp cord as input, and output is th..

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10pc. All-wood "Amplifier-sized" Cigar Boxes - Free shipping in the US!

This shows a representation of the types of boxes you will receive. We do not guarantee that any of these exact boxes will be sent!

This is a random lot of 10 (ten) smaller all-wood cigar boxes, great for ukuleles, one-string diddley bows, amplifiers, purses, clocks and other such projects. We get quite a few of these when buying big wholesale lots of cigar boxes from big suppliers, so we are..

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Oily's Guitar Lounge 9 - Gumbo YaYa and Pride and Joy

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Barrelhouse '14 Clips

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14 yr old Casey Baron at York, PA CBG Fest 2014

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Cigar box amp help

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Really dry box

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Like a b bender cigar box guitar

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