" I'm 58 now and started riding off road at 8. I've owned maybe 25 motorcycles over all those years. I've never got as much reaction as I did when I rode that great looking and sounding Royal Enfield 500. You…"
" Just bought a new 3 stringer CBG. If I want to use open G tuning (gdG), what are some of you using for strings? Brand, type and diameters? Mine is an acoustic/electric with a piezo type of pickup. It came with Rogue strings, and I…"
" That's a good idea about the fret. I have no fret material laying around. I also thought of using maybe some small diameter brass tubing cut to length and shoved through the block of wood at the three holes. Since the wood block is glued…"
" Well, this morning I pulled off each string one by one and grabbed my pop rivet kit. I found that the smallest rivets with the "nail" removed were the right size to push into the bottom of the wood block used on my CBG to hold…"
" Looks like I joined this group at a good time. I bought my first CBG from a builder on ebay. It's a nice looking three string fretted one. So far, a couple issues. First, the strings are mighty low for clean slide work. Note that…"
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
"Just got my first CBG. It's a 3 string fretted acoustic/electric built by Dan Dukes. Bought it through an ebay auction. Beautiful guitar and very nicely made. I tried it out on an old Fender Deluxe 112 Plus solid state amp, and it has that…"
" Well, the good neys is it looks like the guy got banned quickly. Anyone belong to any Yahoo "groups"? Some of those lost the moderator and are just like a runaway train for endless spam. Many are quite good though."
A cigar box guitar was meant to be played!!! Cigar Box Nation is encouraging all its members to get out and perform in public. Find an open mic and PLAY. Then come in here, post pictures and setlists and exchange ideas. Tune up and rock out.See More
A home for news articles, interviews, press releases and anything that's out there spreading the word, or what you want out there spreading the word.Please limit it to one discussion for each member's press.See More
C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply is your one-stop shop for the parts and accessories you need for building and playing Cigar Box Guitars and other hand-made instruments (and even store-bought ones!). This group is the place for product links and updates.