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my Diddleybow Lapsteel

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rocking 3 string

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I'm just and old rusty car But I had My time

Sometimes I feel like this Like and Old Rusty Car. I like this picture wrote this little song after seeing it. Sometimes can't help feeling this way. This wa...
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all four new ones

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"Sawyer's Legacy" Custom 4-string Box Guitar featuring Dual Humbuckers & Reclaimed Materials

"Sawyer's Legacy" Custom 4-string Box Guitar featuring Dual Humbuckers & Reclaimed Materials

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Pearloid Guitar Pick Earrings (2pc. set) - Pick your Color! - Handmade in the USA

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3-String Open D "DAD" Modal/Blues String Sets - Choose from 4 Set Varieties!

3-String Open D "DAD" Modal/Blues String Sets - Choose from 4 Set Varieties!

Open D "DAD" is a very popular tuning for 3-string cigar box guitars, second only to the Open G GDG tuning. It's just so easy to bang out good ole gritty blues using this classic tuning. Sometimes known as the D Modal or D Power Chord tuning, if you are looking f..

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Top Content 

1 Neck Drop Angle?

Neck Drop Angle?

Posted by Tom Temple on October 19, 2014

2 Cornbread & Butterbeans

Cornbread & Butterbeans

Added by wes carl on October 15, 2014

3 bruised  apple burst  swamp witch guitar

bruised apple burst swamp witch guitar

Added by the anonymous pick on October 17, 2014

4 Gallows Tree .. 1 of my own songs "Sorry"

Gallows Tree .. 1 of my own songs "Sorry"

Added by shane wagstaff on October 15, 2014

5 Resonator... not sounding right

Resonator... not sounding right

Posted by Eric Kasten on October 17, 2014

6 Much Too Young

Much Too Young

Added by RTZGUITARS on October 17, 2014

7 Bridge-imbedded rod piezo question.

Bridge-imbedded rod piezo question.

Posted by George Forster on October 14, 2014

8 The Ax

The Ax

Added by Bad Finger (Eric) on October 16, 2014

9 SWAMP WITCH GUITARS OCTOBER  SPOOKY AD

SWAMP WITCH GUITARS OCTOBER SPOOKY AD

Added by the anonymous pick on October 15, 2014

10 Bit of 3 string Art Box Folk

Bit of 3 string Art Box Folk

Added by shane wagstaff on October 16, 2014

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neck fretting issue

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder 1 hour ago. 12 Replies

soft piezo rod?

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Bad Finger (Eric) 3 hours ago. 5 Replies

Neck Drop Angle?

Started by Tom Temple in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Better Trees 7 hours ago. 35 Replies

bought some wood!

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by john mackay 10 hours ago. 9 Replies

CBG Decor

Started by gary sheldon in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Thumper 21 hours ago. 36 Replies

The Cigar Box Guitar Manifesto

Started by C. B. Gitty (Ben) in Cigar Box Nation News. Last reply by Bill Baker yesterday. 38 Replies

headstock taper?

Started by Christopher Lee dixon in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Christopher Lee dixon yesterday. 8 Replies

Hats Required?

Started by Amy O'Donnell in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by White Raven yesterday. 116 Replies

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