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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

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CLEARANCE: 2.5-inch Texas Sound Hole Cover - Copper

CLEARANCE: 2.5-inch Texas Sound Hole Cover - Copper

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1 Smart Phone - Old Fart Rant

Smart Phone - Old Fart Rant

Added by Uncle John on September 18, 2014

2 What do you like best?

What do you like best?

Posted by Wade on September 14, 2014

3 Grandpa Was A Carpenter -John Prine cover

Grandpa Was A Carpenter -John Prine cover

Added by Uncle John on September 12, 2014

4 The Bonnie Banks O' Loch Lomond

The Bonnie Banks O' Loch Lomond

Added by Vinylhed on September 17, 2014

5 Introduction and first build

Introduction and first build

Posted by Daniel Hoenisch on September 13, 2014

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!

Added by BeetleJuice! on September 17, 2014

7 A Song For MS

A Song For MS

Added by Glenn Watt on September 14, 2014

8 Live Practice - Born to be Mild

Live Practice - Born to be Mild

Added by 407bug on September 16, 2014

9 Cigarbox Blues Southern Style

Cigarbox Blues Southern Style

Added by James O Lunsford on September 16, 2014

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

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

Added by BeetleJuice! on September 18, 2014

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