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The Cigar Box Waltz

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

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"The Sweetheart" 3-string Slide Cigar Box Guitar by C. B. Gitty #120

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