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New Shane Speal album out now & it's unplugged & jugged up! We've got the first track + video lesson.

Started this discussion. Last reply by d.b.allen Oct 3. 4 Replies

One of four different album covers for Shane Speal & the Snakes "Stay Primal"The King of the Cigar Box Guitar has just released…Continue

CONTEST! Paint Lid Challenge - Submit here!!! Ends April 30, 2017

Started this discussion. Last reply by Crowdaddy Apr 30. 47 Replies

CONTEST OVERVIEW:We're challenging you to create new and exciting resonator instruments using paint can lids!  Whether its sinking a lid into your favorite cigar box guitar design or coming up with…Continue

Guitar Builder Profile: Interview with Scott Griepentrog of Magic Music Mill Cigar Box Guitars

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Huntsville, AL guitar builder, Scott Griepentrog was interviewed by Shane Speal at the 2017 New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival as part of the Builder's Forum. The idea was to learn more about the…Continue

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Brushy One-String Gets His Guitar Fixed

Started this discussion. Last reply by turtlehead Apr 5. 3 Replies

Internet viral sensation, Brushy One-String is known for flogging an old acoustic guitar graced with a single bass string.  After playing that guitar worldwide for several years, it was finally in…Continue

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