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2014 Pennsylvania Cigar Box Guitar Festival

The 2014 Pennsylvania Cigar Box Guitar Festival will be taking place this year on Saturday, August 23.

This is the premiere festival in the Northeast United States, and one of the best ones anywhere in the world. If there is any way you can make it, you need to be there!

Click the image to the left to visit the fest's FaceBook page and get more info.

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

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

This is a pack of 25 self-drilling "washer-head" screws - these have Phillips heads, are "#10" size, 3/4" long. The self-drilling capability, length and large flat head style make these screws perfect for use on ..

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

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

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1 RedOak and maple (tightbond glue won't sand away)

RedOak and maple (tightbond glue won't sand away)

Posted by Jon Leslie/Runaway Veal Music on August 25, 2014

2 Oily's Guitar Lounge 9 - Gumbo YaYa and Pride and Joy

Oily's Guitar Lounge 9 - Gumbo YaYa and Pride and Joy

Added by Ron "Oily" Sprague on August 24, 2014

3 Goodbye, Old Friend

Goodbye, Old Friend

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Barrelhouse '14 Clips

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Mojo Bone Test

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7 The CBG world.  On the decline?   Where is it going?

The CBG world. On the decline? Where is it going?

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8 what strings sound the best on a cbg?

what strings sound the best on a cbg?

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Barn Lap

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14 yr old Casey Baron at York, PA CBG Fest 2014

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Youth CBG

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Really dry box

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Like a b bender cigar box guitar

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