Timothy Hunter
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a good Robert Johnson style blues lesson for 6 string acoustic

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kirk Oct 6. 1 Reply

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z41ekoH3gZMthis guy is quite good and has tutorials in various stylesContinue

time for a little precussion....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dano Schultz Aug 5. 1 Reply

here is something that showed up on facebook tonight.... quite a simple device but some quite complex rythms  easily achieved... the guy does 2 differen timings in each hand !!…Continue

Wayfinders absence

Started this discussion. Last reply by JL Apr 12. 31 Replies

it appears that Wayfinder has deleted his account. he doesnt show in the members section and EVERY post and thread he started seems to be missing.ALL OF THE INDUCTION pickup thread is gone, not just…Continue


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Timothy Hunter replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"i suppose the option is always to make it acoustic and use nylon classical strings. still its a stalled project until i find the "right" box for the neck... "
Sep 15

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
cigar box guitar.com
How many instruments have you built so far?
3/4 3 string , 1/4 of a Uke
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The simplicity, and the freedom to build it any way you desire. There are no rules!

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neck fretted and how not to do it!

Posted on February 14, 2017 at 8:23am 5 Comments

finally got the nerve to fret the neck and ran out of glue half way through. so i got some more glue today i am using Loctite Gel Control in a silver bottle with blue side grips. worth the $5.80 AUD it cost. the other glues i tried either took too long to set or soaked into the wood and didnt…


first build part 2

Posted on September 4, 2016 at 7:22am 13 Comments

Design parameters

600mm scale length, 20 frets. cigar box is 270 x170x50 mm

threaded rod as nut and bridge

string through on 35 mm overhang

neck%20layout.pdf …


first build log.

Posted on September 3, 2016 at 12:30am 3 Comments

Hi everyone, my name is tim.

I have been playing guitar on and off ( mostly off tune) since i was about 13 when my step father found a handmade guitar under someones house when he was installing telephones back in 1973.

 I have seen Cigar Box Guitars around over the years and always wanted to have a go with one. So i figure now is the time to start and after reading through the forums here and a intensive 3 week google self education binge it time!

I am going to start…


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At 3:46pm on April 20, 2017, Moritz Voegeli said…

Timothy hi, any idea how we could handle the induction pickup stuff in its rather impractical form it still exists?


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