Just a little about my cigar box builds, I started by using cigar boxes for amplifiers powered by a 9 volt battery. I wanted to build a cbg but had no idea how to start, I was lucky to find Morticia at gittyman.com with his help and book on building a cigar box guitar. Gittyman took the guess work out of the steps needed to build a cbg that would play music your first time out,I followed his book to build my first cbg that took a weekend to complete. After the first one it was like an addiction to continue and make each one different and use more unusual parts to build with. I have moved from my old workshop which is a 14 aljo trailer to a a 8 by20 foot van body, this year I have sold 15 amps 4 cbg and 2 cgu building the cigarbox ukuleles were a little harder but fun. I play the ukulele and trying to learn to play the cbg.my goal is to use all found item and junk drawer parts for my builds. As soon as I learn how to,post pictures I will.


Aloha,

Uncle joe.

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Comment by Muddy Creek Guitars on June 12, 2014 at 10:41pm
So glad to her of your success!
Keep string the love!
I look forward to seeing some pictures soon!
Comment by Richey Kay on June 12, 2014 at 1:16am

Good to know you Uncle Joe!

If you click on the 'pictures' tab near the top of the page, you can click 'add' (at the top tight) and select photos from your computer to put on. Looking forward to seeing some.

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