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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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1 Smart Phone - Old Fart Rant

Smart Phone - Old Fart Rant

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2 What do you like best?

What do you like best?

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Grandpa Was A Carpenter -John Prine cover

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4 The Bonnie Banks O' Loch Lomond

The Bonnie Banks O' Loch Lomond

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5 Introduction and first build

Introduction and first build

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6 You guys are Gonna Flip out! THIS IS COOL! ROCK n' RAW Cigar Box Awesomeness!

You guys are Gonna Flip out! THIS IS COOL! ROCK n' RAW Cigar Box Awesomeness!

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A Song For MS

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Live Practice - Born to be Mild

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9 Cigarbox Blues Southern Style

Cigarbox Blues Southern Style

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Here's a master class on homemade guitar! Would be great to see this guy Live!

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