|2015 Halloween Inspired Builder's Challenge - Win Prizes + Guitar World Feature|
We're looking for the scariest, freakiest and funniest Halloween-inspired instruments. We're going to choose FIVE WINNERS this year. Top five winners will receive C. B. Gitty gift certificates plus they will be included in Shane Speal's "DIY Musician" column for GuitarWorld.com on Halloween week!
|"Build This Cigar Box Guitar Stand for Under $20|
Cigar Box Nation member Gene Dale came up with this simple, yet effective PVC cigar box guitar stand. Last week, he posted a blog about it and showed a few pictures. We then got an email from Austin Coslar who was inspired to build his own...and he documented all the parts needed!
|How to Build a 3-String Cigar Box Guitar: The Plans that Started the CBG Revolution|
These classic plans written by Ivan Sucharsky, and based on Shane Speal's original CBG-building instructions, have been the starting point for thousands of builders over the years, and played an important role in launching the cigar box guitar revolution.
|Samantha Fish in Premier Guitar's Rig Rundown: Pics & Videos|
Samantha Fish was profiled in a "Rig Rundown" segment in Premier Guitar magazine a while back, going over some of her favorite gear to use on stage. Of course her favorite cigar box guitar got some love in the mix. Pictures and video.
|Build Your Own 5-string Cigar Box Mandolin - The Historic 1922 Plans|
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This is a spun brass 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 one ..
This is the rocking new blues album "Self Medication" just released on C. B. Gitty Records by One Hand Dan Russel and his band. Dan was born with only one hand, and has had a pretty wild ride in life, including a stint as a semi-pro wrestler, but since turning hi..
These pickups could be straight out of an inventor's barn in the 1940's. If the cigar box guitar was originally meant to be electrified, these would have been the pickups to do it. Consider them mode..
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