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Black Mattie Bug, Jumper and Riverside Blues

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A rough fri night in with a Bug (Version no 2 with a teaspoon more Mojo)

"didn't have time to listen in full as am off busking. Sounding good though : -)"
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bridge and tailpiece

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AGP #176 - ''Tiger Plank''

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"Gearhead Series" #1 - Custom hand-made 3-string Open G Oil Can Guitar

"Gearhead Series" #1 - Custom hand-made 3-string Open G Oil Can Guitar

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5.5-inch "Lightning" Spun Aluminum Cigar Box Resonator Cone by Charles Atchison

5.5-inch "Lightning" Spun Aluminum Cigar Box Resonator Cone by Charles Atchison

This is a spun aluminum cigar box resonator cone, manufactured by hand in the USA by CBG craftsman and author Charles Atchison. These are high quality cones, a bit thicker in construction than some of the others available, and they really ring like a bell. This o..

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Hardwood Nut & Saddle Blanks for Cigar Box Guitars & More - Choose Wood and Quantity

Hardwood Nut & Saddle Blanks for Cigar Box Guitars & More - Choose Wood and Quantity

These are hardwood blanks that can be used as nuts or saddles, perfect for cigar box guitars and other homemade instruments. Here are the dimensions:

  • Length: 2" (50.8mm)
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plexiglass cigar box

Started by jebjacksonlee in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Bluesheart 4 hours ago. 2 Replies

12 fret 1 string mistake?

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CBG Amps.

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Wiring Diagram

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Tin guitar

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neck

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Hmmmmmmm !

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