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  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1318 members Latest Activity: 4 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.…

  • Teisco and vintage Japanese Lovers group.

    84 members Latest Activity: Oct 2

    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.…

  • Introduce Yourself!

    961 members Latest Activity: on Wednesday 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…

  • AZ CBG Group

    47 members Latest Activity: Feb 2 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…

  • CB Fiddles

    128 members Latest Activity: Sep 30 Idea trading post for bowed instruments. Share photos and tips of fiddles and whatnot that you've built, acquired or seen.

  • 6 string CBG's

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

  • Four String Cigar Box Guitars

    185 members Latest Activity: on Monday Group for those who are interested to find out more and swap ideas for builds, chords and tunings for these versatile instruments!

  • Instruments for Kids

    36 members Latest Activity: Sep 27 Group to discuss the building and creation of instruments specifically designed for children

  • Piezo pickups

    183 members Latest Activity: Sep 29

    All ideas to make piezoelectric

    sound good and stable.

  • Banjo Players Unite!

    93 members Latest Activity: Sep 29 Just a place for all things banjo, 5 String, Tenor, Plectrum...and of course DIY creations.

  • Chinese/English CBG Cultural Interest Group

    9 members Latest Activity: May 19, 2014 A CBN group designed to promote cultural exchanges between China and the West, especially as they relate to cigar box guitars and both guitars and…

  • CBGs for Service Members

    392 members Latest Activity: 9 hours ago A connection source to supply military personnel -- both away and returned -- with a handcrafted instrument.
    This not limited to the US, folks!…

  • Oil Can Guitars

    50 members Latest Activity: on Sunday I was looking for a place to post some of my oil can guitar photos, I have about 40 or 50 really nice ones I have found over the years on the net. I…

  • Hall of Shame

    95 members Latest Activity: Sep 8 If you have one of those colossal, bonehead, 'DOH' moments building, tell us about it here. Aw come on, admit it. You've done something…

  • Diddley Bows and Other Primitives

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

  • CBGs Showing Up Everywhere

    26 members Latest Activity: Jul 24 Pictures of cigar box instruments being discovered in the most unlikely places.

  • Reggae Nation

    76 members Latest Activity: Sep 27

    A place to lay back in the sun and chill :o) Post all your reggae, ska, dub & dancehall covers right here, mon!


  • CBG News

    208 members Latest Activity: Aug 20 A home for news articles, interviews, press releases and anything that's out there spreading the word, or what you want out there spreading the…

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