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Scat Pack CBG Hack

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Worried About You Baby - lyrics & CBG tab

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1 The Mountain by Steve Earle on 3 string Cigar Box Guitar

The Mountain by Steve Earle on 3 string Cigar Box Guitar

Added by Jim Morris on April 11, 2015

2 Adagio Albinoni   CBG Cover by Captain Nemoff

Adagio Albinoni CBG Cover by Captain Nemoff

Added by Cpt. Nemoff on April 13, 2015

3 Diddley bow straps for kids

Diddley bow straps for kids

Posted by Mike on April 14, 2015

4 Booth Shot Lincoln on Tea Box Uke

Booth Shot Lincoln on Tea Box Uke

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Driftwood Lap Steel

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6 I'm On Fire

I'm On Fire

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7 Brown Eyed Girl on 3 String CB Git

Brown Eyed Girl on 3 String CB Git

Added by Jim Morris on April 13, 2015

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and the band played waltzing matilda 1915

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2pc. "Don't Tread on Me" Gadsen Flag Jack Plates - Choose from 4 Wood Types!

2pc. "Don't Tread on Me" Gadsen Flag Jack Plates - Choose from 4 Wood Types!

This is a set of two laser-cut jack plates engraved with the well-known "Don't Tread on Me" Gadsen flag text and coiled snake motif. This patriotic image was first used during the American Revolutionary War, and remains popular today for political purpose..

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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

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  • Length: 2" (50.8mm)
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25pc. 1/4" Hardwood Fret Marker Inlay Dots - Choose Your Favorite Wood Type

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This is a pack of 25 1/4" (0.25 inch) hardwood fret position markers, laser-cut from 1/8" thick hardwood panels. These are sized perfectly for inserting into 1/4" holes drilled in your cigar box guitar fretboard or neck, for marking the key fret positions (usuall..

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BASICS OF MUSIC

Started by Wayfinder in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague 12 minutes ago. 29 Replies

piezo size?

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last question

Started by Lester Cortez Jones III in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Wayfinder 16 hours ago. 1 Reply

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