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  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1440 members Latest Activity: 8 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.…

  • CBGs for Service Members

    411 members Latest Activity: on Tuesday A connection source to supply military personnel -- both away and returned -- with a handcrafted instrument.
    This not limited to the US, folks!…

  • Cigar Box Ukulele

    394 members Latest Activity: Aug 3 Does your cigar box contain a jumping flea?

  • CBG Nation's Chapel

    148 members Latest Activity: Sep 16 A place where you can talk about spirit, soul, God or anything that's weighting you down. We take prayer requests too. Wichita Sam - Chaplain

  • Headless guitar tuners

    38 members Latest Activity: Jul 13

    All ideas to make headless guitar tuners if you are…

  • Steampunk Collective

    244 members Latest Activity: Aug 26 A place to discuss, dream up and create Steampunk instruments.

  • Cigar Box Basses

    365 members Latest Activity: Sep 15 Where the lords of the lower frequencies dwell!!!

  • C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply

    242 members Latest Activity: Sep 4 C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply is your one-stop shop for the parts and accessories you need for building and playing Cigar Box Guitars and other…

  • 6 string CBG's

    230 members Latest Activity: on Thursday Everything 6 string and only six stringers...post yer stuff here...don't let it get lost in the random photo secition!

  • Introduce Yourself!

    1095 members Latest Activity: on Saturday 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…

  • How To Play Bottleneck Slide CBG with your host Keni Lee Burgess

    542 members Latest Activity: May 23, 2014 Welcome. Thank you for joining my group. Please feel free to write and ask any musical questions you have about my lessons. Enjoy.

  • The Art Room

    79 members Latest Activity: yesterday 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…

  • CBG Tabs

    532 members Latest Activity: 11 hours ago So you built your CBG and now you need something to play on it, right? Well, if you're not completely musically inclined or can't read traditional…

  • Australian CBG

    136 members Latest Activity: Aug 11 Australian builders can meet and discuss issues with making guitars down under.

  • "Special Tools " Either Bought or Homemade

    249 members Latest Activity: yesterday Hi Yall Thought it would be good for us all to share what Special tools we have or need , just to make this CBG thing a little less stress free.

  • The Brits are coming

    591 members Latest Activity: on Thursday A gathering of the UK cbg clan.

  • New Zealand CBG Movement

    22 members Latest Activity: Aug 14

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

  • Greasy's Easy Chords

    119 members Latest Activity: Jul 12

    Since i started playing these cbg's i've been wishing i had a chord book. A recent attemp to teach myself music theory gave me the idea to try to…

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Hard tail bridges general questios

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Cause the Blue rat replied to Fomhorach's discussion A correctly wrong guitar
"A whammy bar would give you microtones. But you would have to memorize their tuning to get it…"
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"Nice looking git! Do you have any pics of the backside where the neck bolts on. I got a knock off…"
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Cause the Blue rat replied to Eric Davis's discussion Anybody have a need for 1st and 2nd strings?
"Ye, I got strings laying around the place myself. First and sixth strings. I need to make a two…"
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Stupid Cigar Box Guitar FX Tricks with a Leslie Amp & Pitchfork octave pedal

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