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Really dry box

This box is really dry and a bit weak but I really like it. Any suggestions to sure up the dryness
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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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If you want to get an idea of what this whole cigar box guitar thing is about, check out the Cigar Box Guitar Manifesto.
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"The Gearhead" Series #13 - Cities Service Koolmotor Motor Oil Can Canjo - Antique Reclaimed Wood Neck

"The Gearhead" Series #13 - Cities Service Koolmotor Motor Oil Can Canjo - Antique Reclaimed Wood Neck

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10pc. All-wood "Amplifier-sized" Cigar Boxes - Free shipping in the US!

This shows a representation of the types of boxes you will receive. We do not guarantee that any of these exact boxes will be sent!

This is a random lot of 10 (ten) smaller all-wood cigar boxes, great for ukuleles, one-string diddley bows, amplifiers, purses, clocks and other such projects. We get quite a few of these when buying big wholesale lots of cigar boxes from big suppliers, so we are..

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1 Hunger For The Swamp Witch /Swamp Witch test ride

Hunger For The Swamp Witch /Swamp Witch test ride

Added by Uncle John on July 25, 2014

2 THE STORY OF ICE BOB AND A SWAMP WITCH GUITAR

THE STORY OF ICE BOB AND A SWAMP WITCH GUITAR

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3 where can I get resonator cones?

where can I get resonator cones?

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4 Troubleshooting my first electric guitar build.

Troubleshooting my first electric guitar build.

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Camptown: Curse Of The Swamp Witch

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Unc & the Camp Town Races Swamp Witch

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Three String Riverside

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Largest cigar boxes?

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Really dry box

Started by Jon Leslie/Runaway Veal Music in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion 2 hours ago. 0 Replies

navajo fiddle

Started by val kobrin in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Cedar Love 5 hours ago. 17 Replies

Thinning a top?

Started by Paul Marchese in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by RTZGUITARS on Monday. 11 Replies

The Cigar Box Guitar Manifesto

Started by C. B. Gitty (Ben) in Cigar Box Nation News. Last reply by ledbelly on Sunday. 34 Replies

CAPACITORS

Started by john mackay in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat on Sunday. 2 Replies

Voo Doo Lab's Sparkle Drive.

Started by Cause the Blue rat in Cool gear discussion - that's not cigar box related. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat on Sunday. 1 Reply

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