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Truss rod without power tools

Hello all of you knowledgeable instrument builders, After building three four string guitars, a three string guitar, an eight string mandol…

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Free Cigar Box Tablature Library

Did you know there is a fast-growing collection of FREE tablature for 3-string cigar box guitars over at CBN's sister site www.CigarBoxGuit

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, ConcertsLatest Reply

Cigar Box Guitar How-to Knowledgebase at CigarBoxGuitar.com

Be sure to check out the ever-growing collection of Cigar Box Guitar How-to articles over at www.CigarBoxGuitar.com. C. B. Gitty is buildin…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, DiscussionLatest Reply

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Using cigarboxnation.com - posting, profiles, web help

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For Sale: Cigar Box Guitars, other instruments, cds and related items

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