John Sims's Groups (14)

  • Old Radio Guitar Amps

    269 members Latest Activity: on Tuesday

    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…

  • Build Your Own Lap Steel Guitar

    144 members Latest Activity: Jun 14

    Build Your Own Lap Steel Guitar!

    Start by downloading these vintage plans for making…

  • CBG Tabs

    553 members Latest Activity: May 22 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…

  • How loud can we make it?

    220 members Latest Activity: Jun 13 bring on the home made resonators. tips tricks plans and songs.

  • It Goes To 11

    468 members Latest Activity: Mar 3 Amps, amplification, effects, hackwiring and general mayhem. Anarchists welcome

  • Secrets of the CBG Underground

    333 members Latest Activity: Mar 20 Tips, Tricks of the Trade and Secrets that (almost) no one is supposed to know about... Tell us your secrets!

  • Super Advanced Cigar Box Guitar Building

    514 members Latest Activity: Jun 17 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!

  • Smokehouse Guitars

    155 members Latest Activity: Mar 20

    The complete guide to advanced cigar box guitar making is now available:

     …

  • Low Budget Land

    373 members Latest Activity: Mar 20 Cigar box guitar builders are a creative and resourceful bunch. Share ideas for CBG materials and supplies that are free, nearly free, or recycled.

  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1517 members Latest Activity: 15 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.…

  • Ted's Mad Scientist Lab

    221 members Latest Activity: Jan 23 Where music and invention collide...

  • Classifieds and Swaps

    320 members Latest Activity: Jun 11, 2016

    A place to buy, sell, trade cigar box guitars and other related gear.

     

    Keep in mind that you can find most…

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