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  • Diddley Bows and Other Primitives

    307 members Latest Activity: Mar 11 A place to discuss one-string diddley bows, washtub basses, washboards and any other primitive instrument that may fall outside the Cigar Box realm.

  • Teisco and vintage Japanese Lovers group.

    92 members Latest Activity: Mar 6

    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.…

  • Sell Those Puppies!

    155 members Latest Activity: Mar 18

    A group to discuss selling the instruments and accessories we build.  Where to sell, how to display, what works and what doesn't.  Where do you…

  • Home Made Resonator Boxes 101, v.2.0

    212 members Latest Activity: Mar 14 Beginning Box Building. Nothing too fancy, but functional. For people who don't have easy access to cigar boxes. Other home made non-rectangular…

  • Introduce Yourself!

    1150 members Latest Activity: yesterday We wanna know who you are! Where ya from? What'cha buildin'? This is a place for new members to introduce themselves and old 'uns to show 'em…

  • Hand built and custom microphones

    78 members Latest Activity: Feb 24

    thought about how i was using modern mics and effects, mainly distortion and reverb, to record with and it seemed the next step to me was hand…

  • Tennessee CBGers

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

  • Baritone Guitar (cbg)

    55 members Latest Activity: Oct 27, 2016 If you build baritone cigar box guitars or have a likeness for them, this group is for you.

  • 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…

  • 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......

  • Canadian CBG

    84 members Latest Activity: Jan 15

    Were Canadian CBG makers can talk CBG topics and share ideas and photos and vids.

  • Skeesix CBG Pickups

    96 members Latest Activity: yesterday

    Pickups, pickups, pickups! Skeesix CBG pickups, magnetic, piezo, magnets, wire, bobbins, winding, winders, installation, single coils, humbuckers,…

  • Tenor Guitar (cbg)

    93 members Latest Activity: Feb 15 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.

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