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How to Play EEB Tuning Cigar Box Guitar - Get easy, beautiful chords with this lesson

Shane Speal has been championing the 3-string "EEB" tuning for years and has written several songs with it.  In this lesson, he shows how…

Started by Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com)

9 Jun 14
Reply by Carl Franklin

COOL VIDEO: He Saved All His Wood Scraps for a Striped Guitar Neck!

What happens when you spend all day cutting 1/8" thick wood on a CNC laser cutter?  Apparently, C. B. Gitty's Jason Munoz gets inspired to…

Started by Nation News

5 Jun 12
Reply by Carl Franklin

Handmade Copper Pipe Guitars and Scrap Iron Guitars

Handmade Copper Pipe Guitars and Scrap Iron Guitars by Shane Speal Two of the most freakish guitars in my extremely weird guitar collectio…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

20 Jun 8
Reply by Rose Ericson

CONTEST: The 2x4 Challenge!!! May 2017

CONTEST OVERVIEW: What instrument can you build that starts with a 2x4 plank?  We're looking for the most spectacular, innovative, intere…

Started by Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com)

57 May 31
Reply by John Bernyk

Seasick Steve's Homemade Guitars - VIDEO + Lesson

Seasick Steve is a force of nature... a hobo-turned-blues superstar who has been dominating stages in Europe for the past few years. He bu…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

1 May 18
Reply by Blind Lemon Cello

Ben Gitty's Simple-Build 2x4 Instruments

After spending months developing the new 2x4 Lap Steel Kit, Ben "Gitty" Baker started to consider other uses for simple 2x4 planks and cam…

Started by Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com)

5 May 16
Reply by Regan

Make a 2x4 Lap Steel Guitar

This is one of the easiest homemade guitars I've ever built, and it took me only an hour to make. This lap steel was made from an extra 2x…

Started by Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com)

16 Apr 20
Reply by Mark Bliss

Brushy One-String Gets His Guitar Fixed

Internet viral sensation, Brushy One-String is known for flogging an old acoustic guitar graced with a single bass string.  After playing t…

Started by Nation News

3 Apr 5
Reply by turtlehead

Guitar Builder Profile: Interview with Scott Griepentrog of Magic Music Mill Cigar Box Guitars

Huntsville, AL guitar builder, Scott Griepentrog was interviewed by Shane Speal at the 2017 New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival as part o…

Started by Nation News

0 Apr 3

Help - What is going on with this homegrown CB Electric 6 string???

Howdy all, I picked up this interesting CB guitar at an estate sale this weekend.  It actually works and as you can see, someone invested…

Started by Gina G

20 Apr 1
Reply by Gina G

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