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Super Advanced Cigar Box Guitar Building


Super Advanced Cigar Box Guitar Building

Here's where the freaks hang out. Get the inside scoop on wild cigar box guitar designs, advancements and experiments. Not for the timid builder!

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Signing your work

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Nonadjustable truss rod

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Comment by Thomas "Duck" Petry on November 11, 2013 at 12:57am

Looks like tree wood. :)>

Comment by Ryan Russell on November 10, 2013 at 9:36pm
Very Nice. Used The Same Box For A Diddley Bow A Couple Months Ago.
Comment by Habanera Hal on July 11, 2013 at 11:40am

Randy -

What kind of wood is that fingerboard?

Comment by Cigarbox Triplestrings on July 11, 2013 at 6:45am

That fret board matches the box beautifully. There's something very refreshing about nice clean lines.

Comment by Randy S. Bretz on July 11, 2013 at 5:13am

In the works...mag rail / flush fret

Comment by smilingdog1 on February 25, 2013 at 3:29pm

Out of a thousand posted diagrams/schematics on how to do, I'd say five are descent and one superb in any category. Everybody has a different method of receiving information. I've heard and seen many great ideas, and understood very few in detail. I'm working on some how to videos that will be ready and up by summer. I'll post them with the invite to criticize and hopefully promote revised methods of sharing shop techniques I've picked up. Anyway it would be nice to have a how to video library on site that you type in your search and pull up what you're looking for. As it is, you type in search and get dozens of unrelated topics. Any feedback to this?

Comment by Charlotte Henry on January 9, 2013 at 1:01am

Thought this may be of interest to some of you.

I am using a neck block with a bolt on neck and am routing the slot for the neck with the 1 degree angle built in and this showed me that I could put a 1 degree pitch in the neck on an 11 inch box by lifting the tail end with a .19 inch shim when on the router table. 

Comment by ChickenboneJohn on August 13, 2012 at 1:51am

If you want resonator cone & coverplate sets, I've got "Continental" uke sets n me for prices & shipping.

Comment by wormil on August 12, 2012 at 11:55pm

I don't know the best place but Old Lowe sells them:

Comment by Stevie Vaughn on August 12, 2012 at 6:37pm
Where is the best place to find resonator parts for a CBG?

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