After you buy a new car, don't you then see that model everywhere?

After watching Paul McCartney play a CBG in the documentary Sound City, I thought now that's just too cool.

So, I bought some cigar boxes off the net, wondering how am I going to build this thing.  Then just like after you buy a new car, don't you then see that model everywhere?  I starting seeing CBG videos and sites and now Cigar Box Nation.  I might not be totally original but I'm still psyched about making my own CBG and amp, but not from a kit.  I want to do each part myself.

This will be a challenge for me, as I've never built anything like this before

But I feel confident this time. This site has already been a great help.  

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Comment by jabes on April 23, 2014 at 11:27am

lol, i couldn't go anywhere without seeing almost anything as a potential cbg guitar part, this does wear off after a year or two, maybe....

Comment by Slowpaw Steve T on April 21, 2014 at 1:13pm
Your kitchen drawer will suddenly become interesting.... ;)
Comment by Bad Finger (Eric) on April 21, 2014 at 1:03pm

And soon everything you see will be a part for a CBG.  Good luck with that.  :)

Comment by Richey Kay on April 21, 2014 at 1:24am

Well, I've never bought a car but I know exactly what you mean. It's called the Bader Meinhof Phenomenon - you learn a new obscure piece of information and it keeps cropping up, everywhere! http://www.damninteresting.com/the-baader-meinhof-phenomenon/

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