Mark C
  • Male
  • Manchester
  • United Kingdom
Share on Facebook
Share

Mark C's Friends

  • Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com)
  • Russell Carlin
  • Jason Mills
  • ANDOMANDO,,also known as ANDY
  • dogfinger steve
  • gugug
  • Gypsybilly Swamp Rat
  • Tin-Tone.com
  • Andrew Christopher Deighton
  • Mark
  • Steve Becker
  • Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates
  • Keni Lee Burgess
  • Fergus Morris
  • Samantha
 

Mark C's Page

Latest Activity

Mark C commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Great weekend.  Big thanks to Ben and Chickenbone John for all the hard work.  And also thanks to Alan H for filming stuff.  I thought the Fri open mike was the best we've yet seen at a Boxstock.  Saturday gig (and real…"
Sep 11, 2012
the anonymous pick commented on Mark C's video
Thumbnail

Holiday Fun 8: How to practise electric guitar quietly

"hummm..  please don't  show  any  videos  on  how to  have sex  quietly   .      ;-)  "
Sep 5, 2012
Clock The Wolf (gone fishing) commented on Mark C's video
Thumbnail

Holiday Fun 8: How to practise electric guitar quietly

"Um, Oh-Kay... Ya usin razor wire fer strings, or what?"
Sep 5, 2012
Mark C posted a video
Sep 5, 2012
Mark C commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"@Ponkster: I think you're coming to Boxstock.  Talk to my mate Keith Darbyshire.  I made him a bass with same set up as yours.  See you."
Sep 5, 2012
Mark C commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Open mike: Phil & Keith and mabye one other, as a band. 2 or 3 songs i believe."
Aug 26, 2012
James liked Mark C's video
Jul 31, 2012
Mark C commented on Mark C's video
Thumbnail

Cigar Box Bass Guitar demo

"@Diglydog:  No the neck isn't reinforced, but it is substantial (it's an upright from an old art school easel). A good thing about the Thomastik strings is that they are low tension, due to the nylon core. Cheers"
Jul 31, 2012
wes carl commented on Mark C's video
Thumbnail

Cigar Box Bass Guitar demo

"bad ass bass *****"
Jul 30, 2012
Jamie MacBlues liked Mark C's video
Jul 30, 2012
Diglydog commented on Mark C's video
Thumbnail

Cigar Box Bass Guitar demo

"Awesome job !  I really am going to have to buy or build a bass.  Does that one have a reinforced neck ?"
Jul 30, 2012
Maddog commented on Mark C's video
Thumbnail

Cigar Box Bass Guitar demo

"Had to listen to it through my computor speakers, sounded good. Bootsey Collins ain't got nothin' on you my friend!"
Jul 30, 2012
Graham Alibone liked Mark C's video
Jul 30, 2012
Mark C commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Just posted a video demo of a bass i made for a mate of mine.  For them wot's interested here is the link (I hope): http://www.cigarboxnation.com/video/cigar-box-bass-guitar-demo"
Jul 30, 2012
Mark C posted a video

Cigar Box Bass Guitar demo

To get the best from this video, please play it through at least half-decent speakers, otherwise much the bass sound will be lost. Bass guitar: scale length ...
Jul 30, 2012
Mark C replied to ChickenboneJohn's discussion Attention Northerners!!! Hollowbelly & ChickenboneJohn 7th July, Barnsley in the group The Brits are coming
"I'll be there for the 8.30.  looking fwd.  Smojo says he's coming along too."
Jul 1, 2012
Mark C commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Gary W:  oopps. As your last post re campsites was just above the Boxstock poster, i thought you were referring that."
Jun 18, 2012
Mark C commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Garry W:  I live near Manchester and am not aware of any campsites in the middle of the city.  However, here is a link to the Manchester official tourism website, they may know better. http://www.visitmanchester.com/      "
Jun 17, 2012
Mark C commented on HOLLOWBELLY's blog post A European Tour-So whats it like?
"Hollowbelly, you write with power and emotion.  I am moved and uplifted."
Mar 24, 2012
Mark C liked HOLLOWBELLY's blog post A European Tour-So whats it like?
Mar 24, 2012

Mark C's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Mark C's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Comment Wall (30 comments)

You need to be a member of Cigar Box Nation to add comments!

Join Cigar Box Nation

At 6:34am on March 19, 2012, ANDOMANDO,,also known as ANDY said…

Hi Mark,saw your video,cassette player guitar amp..could you tell me how you hacked this player..wires etc....thanks

At 8:26am on January 20, 2011, smojo said…
Thanks again for the kind comments Mark.
At 4:20am on December 20, 2010, smojo said…

cheers Mark, very encouraging. Sometimes I find these pieces that I recorded previously and just forgot about them. This was done in October. There's one or two other possibles then I'm going to work up some more ideas on same theme.

At 1:34pm on April 7, 2010, smojo said…
Thanks Mark - me and Andrew mucking about but I'm not supposed to tell anyone it was him!
At 5:32am on March 25, 2010, HOLLOWBELLY said…
Glad you like it Mark-thanks for the feedback.
At 5:55am on March 19, 2010, HOLLOWBELLY said…
Mark-your cd shipped first class 9:45 a.m. this morning (Friday).Cheers, HB
At 6:14am on February 16, 2010, smojo said…
Cheers Mark, it was really just an exercise for sussing it all out. Kept it short for ease, didn't want to be too ambitious. I know what you mean though, it could go a lot further.
At 4:44pm on January 9, 2010, Dianne Woods said…
You are welcome, Mark. It may be a while before I finish mine. A minor set back with the fingerboard slipping and sliding after I applied the glue, and of course, it dried a little over. So, I had to do some sanding to correct that problem. I told my husband, it doesn't seem like I will ever finish it. He said, anything worth while takes time. Keep building and playing and having fun.
At 7:52pm on January 7, 2010, Dianne Woods said…
Nice CBGs.
At 7:20am on September 22, 2009, Kevin Lawton said…
Hi Mark, and thanks for the offer of a lift. Hyde is only about twelve miles away from me, or less, so that wouldn't be too difficult. Unfortunately, now that I know the price of tickets, I don't think that I will be able to afford to go and I certainly wouldn;t be able to do an overnight stop - which had been my original intention untill I joined th swelling ranks of the unemployed earlier this year. It seems like I;ll just have to be with you all 'in spirit'. :-(
 
 
 

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation?How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources

Forum

Back on nights!

Started by Cause the Blue rat in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat 4 hours ago. 4 Replies

Gigging with a small amp

Started by Dustin Aurand in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by ChickenboneJohn 19 hours ago. 11 Replies

Speakers

Started by Dropout in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Timothy Hunter 23 hours ago. 10 Replies

Diddley bow music?

Started by Snuffy Smith in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Gary W aka Rev. Bluejeans Jun 21. 6 Replies

Blog Posts

introducing cbg to guitarists

Posted by Donald Rees on June 21, 2017 at 10:27pm 12 Comments

Tricone Resonator CBG

Posted by Hal Robertson on June 21, 2017 at 3:30pm 4 Comments

Backslider Washboards

Posted by Milt Haselmire on June 19, 2017 at 6:30pm 4 Comments

Latest Activity

Dave Lynas commented on Derek Rose's video
Thumbnail

Double Rainbow - an original song

"Nice one Derek. I hear this one as a reggae tune. Needs the reggae beat."
1 minute ago
wes carl commented on Andries D. EKER's video
Thumbnail

Missisippi B Dylan - A D Eker 2017

"Nice job on that one *****"
2 minutes ago
Dave Lynas commented on Uncle John's video
Thumbnail

Hot Sticky Blues -Original Blues by me

"Best yet Uncle! Great song about your real experience. Thanks for the repost. I got to see it. I…"
12 minutes ago
Dave Lynas liked Chris Lyons's photo
20 minutes ago
Dave Lynas commented on Chris Lyons's photo
Thumbnail

Rat and The Raven

"Great headstock! I like the reliced tuners. Crow fits just right."
21 minutes ago
Dave Lynas liked Chris Lyons's photo
23 minutes ago
Dave Lynas liked Chris Lyons's photo
24 minutes ago
Dave Lynas commented on Chris Lyons's photo
Thumbnail

Rat and The Raven

"Wow Chris. Beauty! Your transfer takes the cake. Great patina."
25 minutes ago
Dave Lynas liked Chris Lyons's photo
27 minutes ago
Dave Lynas commented on Solazule Lunanegro's photo
Thumbnail

Zarah Model c

"Beautiful! I'd like more views. Thanks."
31 minutes ago
Dave Lynas liked Solazule Lunanegro's photo
32 minutes ago
Dave Lynas liked Kevin Perlic's photo
34 minutes ago

Music

Loading…

© 2017   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service