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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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Huntsville, AL Performance, (not Fest related.)

This Thursday from about 9:00 to 11:00, I will be playing the HealthWorks Farmers' Market. Please come by and check it out. Plaza resource…

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Cheap meatal spatula for a tail piece. Good Idea or no?

Found this spatula I think I could bend into a tail piece to run the strings threw. Kinda anchor the strings and be used as a tail piece. H…

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After over a thousand instruments, I still screw up

Well, I had a serious brain fart today.  I'm making the Mini Taser Teddley Bow.  I made the one string humbucker and cut the mounting holes…

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Dolcijo instructions

Looking for string sizes,  standard tuning and string placement. Planning on the fifth fret placement of a tuner. I have built almost seven…

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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…

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String tension

Having trouble with string tension. Using a tuner my D string when in tune GDG ihas no tension. Any videos or advice? Thanks

Started by Larry

1 May 16
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A couple of 2X4 instruments, in progress

There's a few more instruments on my page here built using 2X4s over the years.  Here's a couple more in progress now (coincidence the 2X4…

Started by Ted Crocker

2 May 16
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Breaking strings -- help, please

Could someone please walk me through putting on strings and tuning them for the first time? I have snapped 3 strings trying to tune to GDG…

Started by John Michael Ames

13 May 15
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The boxes and the sound they produce...

Hey all, Still waiting on my builder to finish my CBG. I am new to stringed instruments (I was a drummer). After watching 100's of YouTube…

Started by Snuffy Smith

16 May 15
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GUITARRA DE COCHO

This is an amazing beautiful Instrument from Brazil and look what this guy did with it. So inspiring. https://youtu.be/lV1IcZLtUd0

Started by Luis Andres Indaburu

1 May 12
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Spider for resonator guitar

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A tune I recorded about six years ago, threw in a little CBG with Ovation Guitar and eight tracks from a Yamaha Tyros keyboard. If you can't make it to Monte...
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"I'd like to quit, but if I do, Pick will likely grille me about running out of gas and giving…"
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