Craig bluesbox williams
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  • Vancouver. BC
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    I got the Cigarbox bug while on a great discovery trek through the classic country blues. I decided to make one and when i was finished i had so much fun playing it. I took it around a few jams and alot of people started asking me to build one for them. One year later i have my own grass roots company building guitars and 3 month wait list. You can check out what i am up to on my blog, www.wsbluesbox.wordpress.com .

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At 12:12pm on October 3, 2012, Vinylhed said…

Glad to make another friend on the Nation. Thanks for commenting on my little ditty.

At 3:00pm on July 28, 2012, Phill Hill Charlie said…

...°<[:-) [---]==={...i don't know if i ll be a nice friend (lol)...but very glad to get a new one like you...Your very important (for me) Vid Pipeline Blues sounds very very sweetly... great great job !...°<[:-) [---]==={...

At 7:52pm on July 25, 2012, Dave Lynas said…

Hey Craig, sure will be your friend on Nation. I like this place and your work is bluesbox best...

At 4:10pm on July 25, 2012, darren brown said…

thanks graig

At 7:22am on March 31, 2012, Keni Lee Burgess said…

LOL Ya, I found is funny how "Buck Owens" instead of "Jack Owens" popped into my mind.

http://youtu.be/tsQjtTUCAS0

At 4:17pm on February 1, 2012, Keni Lee Burgess said…

Thanks Craig for your comments and for sharing my video on your page. Not sure what you mean about the video being disabled?...it played fine for me. Possibly I had it set at one time so it could not be embedded? I'm here in New Jersey. Enjoy. 

At 7:28pm on January 31, 2012, Keni Lee Burgess said…

Thank you Craig for taking the time to share your thoughts. I greatly appreciate your sentiments. I started teaching initially as a way to clarify my approach and understanding. As the encouragement from viewers came in, I became more empowered to commit deeper. I guess because I am more of a home grown accessible performer than the untouchable professionals and guitar Gods we all love, players find my lessons usable and directly relevant. Honestly, it is my hope that my work is really helping others to play this style that I love and maybe it will someday lead someone to the lime light. Thank you again for your kindness and support. Enjoy.

At 6:53pm on September 20, 2011, Jon Grinder said…
Big Sugar fan?  I've been enjoying the Grady stuff, as well.  How about you?
At 1:21pm on September 12, 2011, HOLLOWBELLY said…
thanks for the blog write up-much appreciated :0)
At 4:26pm on September 8, 2011, darren brown said…
hi thanks man yes air brush is how i get that.

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WS 016 COLLISHAW FARMS

Posted on November 27, 2012 at 12:55pm 0 Comments

   I just finished this little guy for the good people at Collishaw farms in Cloverdale, BC. Patrick Harrison, who owns the farm, saw a little spot on cigar box guitars on the TV and tracked me down. He spent some time looking for a local artisan to build one for him. lucky for me, I am the only one in the Vancouver region. So far!.

   Here is a pick of how it turned out.…

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THE LURK

Posted on October 4, 2011 at 5:58pm 0 Comments

    I JUST FINISHED THIS NICE NEW GUITAR FOR A GOOD FRIEND OF MINE. RUSS MORLAND IS A SICK ARTIST FROM ENGLAND WHO CRASH LANDED IN NANAIMO B.C. CANADA AND STAYED. HE HAS MADE QUITE A NAME FOR HIMSELF OUT HERE AS A GREAT AND UNIQUE ARTIST. THIS A PAINTING HE GAVE ME AND MY WIFE FOR OUR WEDDING.

CHECK OUT HIS ART AT;

http://www.russart.blogspot.com/…

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The Krieger

Posted on August 22, 2011 at 1:42pm 0 Comments

    This is a cool one i built for a friend who is a well respected melodian musician here in Vancouver. His name is John Krieger. He wanted me to tweak it a bit and put a double octave string for the high strings and have a strum stick fretting on it. It turned out nice and sounded really beautiful. I used a nice…

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