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What did I get for Christmas... Incentive, Inspiration Motivation.

Hi, this story stems from one cigar box guitar four years ago, a bit long but I’ll post it anyway… Well, this last one was the best Christm…

Started by Taffy Evans

0 Jan 11

I like Spam, just not on Cigar Box Nation!

Watch it Ladies & Gentlemen of cigar box nation, we have a Spammer in the house (again)! Use the “Report an issue” link at the very bot…

Started by BrianQ.

11 Dec 22, 2022
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It's raining Mandolins, and that's not all....

Hi, do I need more work? …….no thanks. The instruments that get left to me for whatever reason are piling up, even though I constantly pul…

Started by Taffy Evans

5 Oct 20, 2022
Reply by Timothy Hunter

The not so hypothetical Construction Book- a lighthearted look at an alternative.

Hi, what prompted me to share this post was that whilst collating/reorganizing “stuff” accumulated over many years around my workplace, I r…

Started by Taffy Evans

3 Oct 15, 2022
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Due to my recent battle with esophagus cancer ,  I will no longer  be able to work on my guitars and continue  running the swamp witch guit…

Started by the anonymous pick

10 Sep 29, 2022
Reply by BUGGY (C)

Is it just me, site issues.

Hi, are you guys having issues viewing this site, or is it me only? Taff

Started by Taffy Evans

3 Sep 27, 2022
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What's on your workbench?

 This could be git related or not. So, what's on your workbench at the moment? I have 4 scarf joint necks in different stages of work. A 25…

Started by Paul Craig

2221 Aug 19, 2022
Reply by Paul Craig

TinCan #7

Just finished TinCan#7 25 1/2'' scale tuned GDG maple neck and fretboard mini humbucker from CB Gitty More photos and video at https://www.…

Started by jeff weins

0 Jun 3, 2022

Tsugaru Shamisen , this showed up on my facebook.


Started by Timothy Hunter

2 Mar 28, 2022
Reply by Cigar Box Nation

What affects tone?

I found this YouTube video to be pretty interesting. Thought I'd share. https://youtu.be/n02tImce3AE

Started by MadGomer

22 Mar 21, 2022
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