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.

Views: 158

Comment

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

Join Cigar Box Nation

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.

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

VIDEOS: How to Make Copper Wire Frets on a Cigar Box Guitar

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com in Feature Articles. Last reply by BlueBird J 2 hours ago. 6 Replies

Love this Band

Started by Paul Craig in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Richard Dean 14 hours ago. 4 Replies

VIDEO: Cigar Box Harp by Don Peddle

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com in Feature Articles. Last reply by JL yesterday. 6 Replies

Latest Activity

Martin Mastenbroek updated their profile
21 minutes ago
Blind Lemon Cello commented on Blind Lemon Cello's photo
Thumbnail

Nuff said!

"Thank UJ & Andy!! Love the Silverstone/Dano 1419 axe, this one has had a tuff life, but has…"
28 minutes ago
StorminSteve liked Rob wrobel's photo
34 minutes ago
StorminSteve liked Rob wrobel's photo
34 minutes ago
StorminSteve liked Rob wrobel's photo
35 minutes ago
StorminSteve liked Rob wrobel's photo
35 minutes ago
StorminSteve liked Darryl Tuttle's photo
41 minutes ago
StorminSteve commented on Darryl Tuttle's photo
Thumbnail

IMG_20180425_193343

"Stick a nail through that hole and suspend it in the air and tap it with something, see what it…"
41 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Rob wrobel's photo
Thumbnail

Arango Statesman III

"Classy good."
45 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Maddog's photo
46 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Darryl Tuttle's photo
Thumbnail

IMG_20180425_193343

"Darryl, use it for a git or a hat.  It might be a good look for you.   I…"
46 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Darryl Tuttle's photo
Thumbnail

IMG_20180425_193326

"Hard to answer.  It does look cool. It probably has no other purpose.   I say use it…"
49 minutes ago

Music

Loading…

© 2018   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service