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Blues Jam Special

I've been going to a blues jam recently. Last time I was there, I was trying to do some songs on the Cyclops (which is in open D), but the…

Started by Doc Oakroot

6 Jun 4, 2009
Reply by Delta Blues Classics - JStoltz

First timer here, with a six string.

Hey there everybody, I've got a few questions and since I'm brand new here I thought I combine them with an introduction. First time I saw…

Started by Slug

2 Jun 4, 2009
Reply by Slug

I think I looked like a pirate

I had posted a while back, looking to see if anyone had recorded the Songs Inside The Box when it was aired on the Huntsville PBS station.…

Started by Dan Sleep

10 Jun 4, 2009
Reply by Doc Oakroot

Cheap Strings

I know there's a post on here somewhere about the best deals, but I can't find it. Musicians Friend has their store brand 12ga strings for…

Started by Jkevn

3 Jun 4, 2009
Reply by Jkevn

Pls Help! I Want To Build a Six String Cigar Box guitar(electro acoustic)

I Really need help!, i have and old guitar that i can take the neck to build it, but i dont know how to build a cbg, i need you to tell me…

Started by Ahaba

9 Jun 4, 2009
Reply by Ahaba

"Talking card" speaker as pickup redux

So I finally, finally, finished my first CBG and as mentioned earlier, I 'lectrified it with the speaker element from one of those musical…

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

0 Jun 3, 2009

What is inside the box?

I have never ever seen a "real life" CBG. Just pictures. For the most part they are of the CBG over all and very fine creations at that. I…

Started by Brian Lemin

15 Jun 3, 2009
Reply by bairfoot cajun

Veneer Fretboards Close Up

I've been getting questions about my printed veneer fretboards so here's a close up scan - The fretboards are 1" wide, printed edge to pri…

Started by Dennis Brooker

0 Jun 2, 2009


It's been one Neck of a weekend! Terry

Started by William H Bonney

0 Jun 1, 2009

Printed Wood Veneer Fretboards

I am offering printed wood veneer fretboards - They are for a 24" scale in 2 designs in either birch or cherry - They are obviously for gui…

Started by Dennis Brooker

1 Jun 1, 2009
Reply by Willardj


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