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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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Gigging with a small amp

Does anyone here gig with small amps, like practice amps? I got a Roland Micro Cube GX today. I posted it on a guitar group on FB. Some sna…

Started by Dustin Aurand

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Neat Cigar Box Guitars that are Made In China but are really neat and Well Made

It was only a matter of time before Factory Made CBGS! check out these that are on the market!....Kinda cool Kinda funny! They have several…

Started by BeetleJuice!

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Filing down rail pickup

So I have an inexpensive mandolin rail pick up that I have set in the neck position on my latest build. The guitar has really nice low acti…

Started by Ian Nigh

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Lite vs medium strings. Go!

Ok so im 3 strings and im gdg. Scale length 25.5". I'm using lite strings at the moment and I'm happy with the tension and sustain on the 2…

Started by Mike

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Diddley bow music?

Hey all, I bought my 86 year-old Dad a diddley bow for Father's Day. He's banging away on it right now, LOL. He wants to know how to play m…

Started by Snuffy Smith

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question and problems with wood for guitar neck!

I have bought some 1x2x3/4 from Menards Lumber. Usually buy oak and popular like 3 and 4 foot at a time. The boards are always pre wrapped…

Started by William Wright

15 on Wednesday
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Slapback rockabilly pedal

Can anyone recommend a pedal to get  a decent slapback using tube amp and 3 string cigar box guitar? I'm thinking Scotty Moore, Stray Cats…

Started by Blind Boy Fullers

10 Jun 18
Reply by Sean

Anybody around here using octave effect boxes on their CBG?

Just curious... after downloading the CBG chord form sheets and playing around with a number of tab sheets, I am starting to see (or maybe…

Started by Snuffy Smith

13 Jun 18
Reply by Sean

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…

Started by smilingdog1

591 Jun 11
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Fingerpicking patterns?

Hey all, As a noob, I am eager to learn as many fingerpicking patterns as possible. I have about 3-4 different patterns just by fiddling ar…

Started by Snuffy Smith

5 Jun 10
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Adult Beginner - Day #33

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