smilingdog1
  • Male
  • Edwardsville, IL
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share

Smilingdog1's Friends

  • Russ Oakes
  • Rob Berry
  • Danny B.
  • Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear
  • James A. Miller
  • Carl Ashton
  • Chris Lyons
  • Darryl Tuttle
  • Jim Saraceno
  • Jerry Timson
  • Peter Otto
  • glen
  • Bruce
  • Hard luck chuck
  • music2me

Music

Loading…

smilingdog1's Discussions

St. Louis 2nd Annual CBG Festival June 7 2014

Started this discussion. Last reply by AlexiaLaubscher Sep 9, 2014. 21 Replies

Continue

Tags: Box, Guitar, Festival, Cigar, Louis

St. Louis MO. CBG Club/Workshop

Started this discussion. Last reply by gary herget yesterday. 577 Replies

We are organizing a CBG workshop held one Saturday a month at the 61 roadhouse & kitchen in Webster Groves MO. (St. Louis Area).  This is also the home to the St. Louis CBG festival each…Continue

St. Louis Cigar Box Guitar Festival!

Started this discussion. Last reply by smilingdog1 Jun 26, 2013. 145 Replies

Is there such an event? If not, why not!A few of us here on the nation have made contact and are talking about a local gathering. An event to show our boxes, talk about them on every level and all…Continue

 

smilingdog1's Page

Latest Activity

smilingdog1 liked Jeff Mussman's video
13 hours ago
gary herget replied to smilingdog1's discussion St. Louis MO. CBG Club/Workshop
"Only 6 days to finish up your builds for the looper contest. Hope to see some really nice guits."
yesterday
smilingdog1 commented on Kevin Perlic's photo
Thumbnail

John Doe8

"Country Joe."
Friday
smilingdog1 commented on Jim Bates's photo
Thumbnail

All metal 4 string

"Brutal but nice!"
Friday
smilingdog1 liked Jim Bates's photo
Friday
smilingdog1 liked Kevin Perlic's photo
Friday
smilingdog1 commented on Kevin Perlic's photo
Thumbnail

John Doe

"Really like the creativity on this homemade 3 string, looks awesome."
Friday
smilingdog1 liked Kevin Perlic's photo
Friday
Cause the Blue rat replied to smilingdog1's discussion St. Louis MO. CBG Club/Workshop
"YES! Who need Christmas in July when we can have it in January. : ) Doing everything I can to be there. Even if I have to call in to work. they can do without me for one day. "
Thursday
smilingdog1 commented on Rick Alexander's photo
Thumbnail

Bottle 'o Blues harp mic

"10-4, I thought maybe he built it. "
Jan 11
smilingdog1 replied to smilingdog1's discussion St. Louis MO. CBG Club/Workshop
"Reminder for this new years 1st CBG club meeting. As most of you know, December's meeting had a lot of us home sick or weather cautious. So we held off on the build contest having only one contestant show (Russ). Lets bring in all our new…"
Jan 11
smilingdog1 commented on Rick Alexander's video
Thumbnail

Harp thru my pignose

"Good campfire music, excellent new mic!"
Jan 11
smilingdog1 commented on Rick Alexander's photo
Thumbnail

Bottle 'o Blues harp mic

"Looks intriguing, do you have a sound sample? "
Jan 11
smilingdog1 commented on Dan Sirman's photo
Thumbnail

Chevy Nomad 4 string

"Looking good! What's the odometer read?"
Jan 8
smilingdog1 commented on Uncle John's video
Thumbnail

Linda's Waltz

"Sounds lonely enough to make a cowboy cry."
Jan 8
smilingdog1 commented on Elmar Zeilhofer's video
Thumbnail

simple homemade "flat pup style" cbg guitar pickup

"A peep into the mad scientist lab! Excellent cheese sound, still my favorite pups!"
Jan 8

Profile Information

How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
You Tube

smilingdog1's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

smilingdog1's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Smilingdog1's Blog

Starting up a CBG Club

Posted on June 18, 2016 at 10:06pm 2 Comments

I'll give you a basic run down of how our club got it's start up and how it survived.

It was simple having a place already provided such as the roadhouse. The fact that it is free and centrally located helped. Once we had a location and start up time, getting the word out was the most difficult if we expected anyone to show up. So we knew the first meeting had to win folks over and spread by word of mouth.

In a large room and fleeting moment there was awkward silence. Then…

Continue

4th Annual St. Louis Cigar Box Guitar Festival

Posted on March 13, 2016 at 3:17pm 3 Comments

Come join us there or check in on us to see what's going on or what happened this year at the

The fest is officially open to the public 12:noon till 6:PM…
Continue

Events Page

Posted on March 4, 2016 at 6:28pm 11 Comments

 Anybody know what's wrong? Haven't been able to post all year.

The CBG's Infectious Desease Control

Posted on July 23, 2015 at 11:26am 6 Comments

Information has leaked out that several underground movements using homemade instruments have surface in rural and highly populated areas around the world!

Surveillance photos are no longer needed with the amount of intel coming in through on line media.

We now know the six strings is no longer our main concern. We’re seeing a mass movements in the 4 & 3 string areas spreading like an infection.

Additionally, Bold buskers strumming their hand…

Continue

Comment Wall (46 comments)

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

Join Cigar Box Nation

At 10:07am on March 14, 2016, Nhirvana said…
Thanks for the nice comment!
At 5:48pm on February 21, 2016, Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear said…

Big thanks to you for your kind friend request. Pleased to accept, and with a big ol' grin too!

At 7:53pm on December 22, 2015, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks verry much ! for your likes Smilingdog ! appriciated, glad you are on there to! it turned out to bee a real nice mix and blend of sounds & styles , steve did a good job !

At 10:23pm on October 19, 2015, music2me said…
Hey sure had a good time on Saturday so do you have a link for the parts we talked about
At 1:41pm on September 17, 2015, Preston J. Laisure said…

"Pick" and "Uncle Lou" have suggested that I get ideas form you about getting a group started and please ignore the photo I accidently posted when trying to get rid of the red star beside my name on "my page." Thanks,   Preston 

At 12:52pm on July 11, 2015, Jim Junksville Sharkey said…

Thanks for the friend request smilingdog

At 6:50pm on May 31, 2015, David (3 string Davy) Pietrzak said…

Raise you two arms and a torso. ... A bottle neck slide.

At 6:46pm on May 31, 2015, David (3 string Davy) Pietrzak said…

I would lend a hand.

At 3:01pm on May 10, 2015, Hard luck chuck said…
Hey smiling dog - thanks for the invite!
At 5:42am on April 24, 2015, Dave Lynas said…
Glad to be a friend Smiling D.
 
 
 

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

Cigar Box Nation News - Jan 17, 2017

Started by Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com) in Cigar Box Nation News. Last reply by JL 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hub Cap cut out

Started by Mike "Honeyboy" Edwards in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Mike "Honeyboy" Edwards 5 hours ago. 5 Replies

SURVEY: What do I build with these antique tobacco tins?

Started by Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com) in Feature Articles. Last reply by Gordon Cooper 8 hours ago. 18 Replies

ICE!

Started by Cause the Blue rat in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat 13 hours ago. 5 Replies

The Mysterious "Ukulele Echo Device" From the 1920's

Started by Shane (www.ShaneSpeal.com) in Feature Articles. Last reply by Gordon Cooper yesterday. 25 Replies

Travel case?

Started by Ken Vickerson in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague yesterday. 23 Replies

Cutting fret boards

Started by Billy Jerrells in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by ChickenboneJohn yesterday. 2 Replies

My facebook page is no more......

Started by Cause the Blue rat in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat on Sunday. 10 Replies

Latest Activity

Uncle John replied to Uncle John's discussion What is your favorite slide and slide material? ( and more)
"Yup, Jonathan.  That slide in the attachment looks good and right.  And I love the price…"
12 minutes ago
Jim Morris commented on Jim Morris's video
Thumbnail

Ode to the Swamp Witch

"Thanks James O"
15 minutes ago
john mackay posted a discussion

Nut slots (with principles that apply to bridge slots as well)

 Here's a gnat's-eye view at the face of a nut as seen from the leeward side of the second fret.…See More
17 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Uncle John's blog post 2 short stories - one is CBG relatted. A 2 pager and a 3 pager
"A good LOL and thank you very much, Captain.   Maybe I need an illustration (picture) off…"
18 minutes ago
CaptnCatfish liked Uncle John's blog post 2 short stories - one is CBG relatted. A 2 pager and a 3 pager
27 minutes ago
CaptnCatfish commented on Uncle John's blog post 2 short stories - one is CBG relatted. A 2 pager and a 3 pager
"Both stories are good to read, even for a german ;-) I learned a lot of new vocabulary, I think it…"
27 minutes ago
Andy Busch added a discussion to the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
Thumbnail

Altoid Git Building Plan--what's the best?

I've started to get interested in building a git with an Altoid tin.  I saw them online a long time…See More
36 minutes ago
Jonathan replied to Uncle John's discussion What is your favorite slide and slide material? ( and more)
"Favorite slide is a 5/8's metal spacer from Tractor supply, cost 2.50 and is just long enough…"
51 minutes ago
Jonathan replied to Uncle John's discussion What is your favorite slide and slide material? ( and more)
56 minutes ago
Don Randolph replied to Uncle John's discussion What is your favorite slide and slide material? ( and more)
"1. What is your favorite slide? AcoustaGlide Brass 2. How many do you have? 7 3. What slide…"
1 hour ago
Andries D. EKER left a comment for Denny
"Hi there Denny Thanks for liking my track there  bud! come back any time and see my new build…"
1 hour ago
Uncle John replied to Uncle John's discussion What is your favorite slide and slide material? ( and more)
"First time I ever heard of using a Tobasco bottle.   Good idea.  I needed to put…"
1 hour ago

Music

Loading…

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

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service