"My first creation - 2 string fretless. I used a bike chain link part to protect the wood below the bridge and the sawed-off end of a .40 S&W bullet for the string guide above the nut. I haven't had a chance to noodle around with…"
This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.Keep in mind that new builders can find other great informative articles on CBG building, as well as most of the parts you'll need, over at C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply!See More
Get updates on The Cigar Box Guitar Museum at Speal's Tavern, the world's first permanent museum collection of Cigar Box Guitars. Speal's Tavern is located near Pittsburgh in the town of New Alexandria, PA. Speal's features live blues every Friday and Saturday and an open stage on Thursdays. Under 21 are permitted before 10:30pm.See More
I live in Austin, Tx and kind of stumbled upon this site from a discussion on Fark.com. I am very much looking forward to constructing my first CBG! It will probably start this weekend once I get the materials -…"
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 around.I'm Shane & I run the Nation. I'm glad you're here. Come on in and tune up!See More
A place to buy, sell, trade cigar box guitars and other related gear. Keep in mind that you can find most everything you need (and then some!) over at C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply, your one stop shop for CBG and homemade instrument parts and gear!See More