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Ugliest & Oddest Build Challenge!!!

This is not a contest there is no prizes no winner no loser hopefully a few laughs.                                         Rules #1 Post a…

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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

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Piano Keyboard on Guitar Neck (Memorize Fretboard Easily)

I seen this and thought it might be useful.. below is a link to the word file.  https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B6VOQ8pdiGGmeFBVUkdxemJHM

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St. Louis MO. CBG Club/Workshop

We are organizing a CBG workshop held one Saturday a month at the 61 roadhouse & kitchen in Webster Groves MO. (St. Louis Area).  This…

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578 22 hours ago
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I need help Transcribing these songs

Hello, Here is my deal I've recently built 2 three string CBGs. While building one is fun and all, I wanted to learn how to play the thing.…

Started by Jeremiah Peed

14 on Sunday
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Neck bows?

Does anyone have any tips on how to prevent neck bow? I'm not really having any issues, it just ran through my head. I have a couple of tho…

Started by Joe Nanzer

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Walking Man

Anybody know how to play Seasick Steve's 'Walking Man' on a slide CBG? Trying to figure out how to make it sound right, just cant get it

Started by Robert Deventer

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Neck bows?

Does anyone have any tips on how to prevent neck bow? I'm not really having any issues, it just ran through my head. I have a couple of tho…

Started by Joe Nanzer

1 Jan 7
Reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague

Looking for TAB for Lightin Hopkins blues fiff?

I love listing to Lightin Hopkins play the blues.  I have not been able to locate a TAB for a 3 string CBG that would show me his basic rif…

Started by Dick Dowd

37 Jan 7
Reply by Cause the Blue rat

Double neck, doubled string build question

I threw this into a discussion regarding tunings, and have reposted under a new heading to maybe get some more eyes on it and ideas from it…

Started by Grandpa

6 Jan 7
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Travel guitar ideas

Hello all, I have built a few cbgs and have had quite a bit of fun doing so. Next month I will be flying to visit family and this presents…

Started by grim83

5 Jan 6
Reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague

Tuning question

Hello I was wondering about the GDG tuning often used by 3 string players.  If I wanted to use that tuning on a 4 string box guitar would I…

Started by Ronald Hanes

7 Jan 5
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