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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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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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seeking advice

I am building another COG and was wondering about how high the strings need to be, how far down the nut needs to be, and best tool to round…

Started by Michael Graves

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best size bolt to use for but

I was wondering the best bolt size I could use for my nut on my cbg

Started by Michael Graves

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New Here

Hi I'm new to the Cigar Box Guitar world. So I may have some rookie questions. But would appreciate any feed back. Thanks, FishBone

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2 yesterday
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Add gain pot to psycho box

Cbgitty says that you can hack the psycho knob by adding a gain pot to it. Can anyone elaborate? Pictures would be really helpful. Thanks s…

Started by Steven

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What key am I playing in here?

Working on a new song and I have the first two parts that I began with....I've added alot more, but the song feels like it's going in two d…

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Banjo question

Besides mailing tape is there an easily obtainable substance I could use for a banjo head that does not include animal skin. I was hoping t…

Started by Rose Ericson

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No, seriously, what are you playing?

There are, I'm guessing, thousands of you out there. You're clearly not all from south of the Mason/Dixon- this spirited venture would appe…

Started by Wal Callaby

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Making an Octave Mandolin

I'm planning on making and OM with a Gurkha Cellar Reserve box. I'm going to make the scale short as i can, 20".  I am going to electrify i…

Started by Steven

1 Oct 15
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So, yea. I tried using actual frets for a fret board for the first time, needless to say I'm gonna have to scrap it. I can't get the frets…

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8 Oct 14
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