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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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Fretless cbg strings

Im trying to decide what strings to get for the fretless cbg I'm making, I think I heard that seasick Steve has a,d and b string, would tha…

Started by Tom

5 yesterday
Reply by Paul Craig

Amplifier for live gigs

I`m curious as to what folks are using in their live sessions. I don`t mean CBG amps - as good as they are, rather I`m more interested in t…

Started by Michael Cuell

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Installing tele adjustable bridge (string through bottom)

Hi Gang, I've just ordered a 4 string tele adjustable bridge to install on a CBG I'm building. The problem I am trying to figure out is the…

Started by Robbie

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Settings Overdrive

Hello, friends! I’ve bought the pedal “Boss MojoMojo” for my Cigar Box. It is my first time with an Overdrive and I can’t make it work as I…

Started by Chuss

13 on Saturday
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Taming a piezo

Has anybody tried a puddle of either hot glue or epoxy for desensitizing a piezo?

Started by Joe Williams

5 Apr 15
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Cigar box guitar prices

I have recently sold one of my guitars for 175. My question is, am I pricing it right or should I ask more-less?20180319_200356.jpg

Started by Matt ferguson

4 Apr 12
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Viol Build

A part of me has designed a Lyra Viol against my better judgement. Not to be confused with violin or viola. Mine's an inch shorter than sta…

Started by Greg Turner

3 Apr 11
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Muted strings

Ok i have finished my first cbg and i did not like the sounds coming out of it so first thing i did was change the high G string to a sligh…

Started by Robert Bryan

3 Apr 11
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"Third Thumb" tuning, by IaNerd

THIS WILL MAKE THE WORLD BETTER! Consider a 3-stringed instrument, such as a Cigar Box Guitar. A default tuning might be open Gmaj, or (fr…

Started by IaNerd

7 Apr 9
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So I work with this lady from Georgia who tells me in her country there is this box shaped  three stringed instrument called Panduri.  It i…

Started by Luis Andres Indaburu

3 Apr 6
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