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  • Steampunk Collective

    246 members Latest Activity: Feb 11 A place to discuss, dream up and create Steampunk instruments.

  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1485 members Latest Activity: 9 hours ago

    This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.…

  • Curmudgeons of Cigar Box Nation

    59 members Latest Activity: Dec 2, 2016

    A place for all of us disgruntled old farts to gather and do curmudgeonly things. Stand up and flaunt your attitude! We've earned the right to be…

  • Teisco and vintage Japanese Lovers group.

    92 members Latest Activity: Feb 13

    For all things Teisco. AND those sweet vintage japanese guitars with those vintage pickups made by Teisco that no guitar on the planet can match.…

  • Tennessee CBGers

    42 members Latest Activity: Nov 14, 2016 A place for all Tennessee CBGers to get together and share.

  • DUMPSTER DIVER'S MUSIC UNION

    209 members Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2016 Scavengers unite! We want to know what unusual trash you've used to build instruments. Post your trash-to-treasure creations. Follow up on…

  • The Art Room

    79 members Latest Activity: Sep 24, 2016 Show your artistic talents beyond CBG's or Cbg's with your own artistic touches.Oil's ,Watercolors,Carvings anything art.(NO NUDES PLEASE!Ugly ones…

  • Solidbody city

    110 members Latest Activity: on Wednesday

  • New Zealand CBG Movement

    22 members Latest Activity: Aug 14, 2016

    Kia Ora...Somewhere for all CBG people in the land of the long white cloud to get together and talk CBG stuff......

  • Old Radio Guitar Amps

    265 members Latest Activity: Feb 9

    This is the group for Lo-Watt Rock & Blues.

    Here is the place to post photos and information on how to convert vintage electronics into…

  • AZ CBG Group

    49 members Latest Activity: Jan 19 WELCOME! Anyone is more than welcome to join! This is a place for all Arizona CBG builders/players to get together! I am hoping we can all get to…

  • CIGAR BOX KALIMBAS

    112 members Latest Activity: Dec 2, 2016 Putting the THUMB in the strum...

  • Tenor Guitar (cbg)

    93 members Latest Activity: on Thursday We all fashion our cigar box guitars into the format of regular guitars, so why not do something new with your cbg. Make it a tenor cigar box guitar.…

  • New York Cigar Box Guitars

    39 members Latest Activity: Oct 20, 2016 The Cigar Box Guitar group for builders and musicians in the New York area.

  • TEXAS HOME

    92 members Latest Activity: Jan 8 Just a place for us Texas boys to talk about music and festivals around the state. Anybody is welcome to join!

  • The Brits are coming

    597 members Latest Activity: on Friday A gathering of the UK cbg clan.

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Craft CBG Amp from Soviet radio

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