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Free Cigar Box Tablature Library

Did you know there is a fast-growing collection of FREE tablature for 3-string cigar box guitars over at CBN's sister site www.CigarBoxGuit

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Cigar Box Guitar How-to Knowledgebase at CigarBoxGuitar.com

Be sure to check out the ever-growing collection of Cigar Box Guitar How-to articles over at www.CigarBoxGuitar.com. C. B. Gitty is buildin…

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There goes the property values...

 Hello everyone,  I finally was able to get a working ISP here and I'm finally back. Sure have missed you guys and gals. I have a lot to…

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Cigar Box Nation Christmas Album 2023???

Just wondering if there was going to a Cigar Box Nation Christmas album this year? It seems that SlowPaw Steve has retired from organizing…

Started by Skeesix

2 Feb 6
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Sound holes, do we need them?

I know that generally speaking all acoustic guitars need sound holes and solid body guitars don't. But I am starting to question how bad CB…

Started by RON NORTHCUTT

12 Jan 16
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Help With Tuning

hi - My 3 string CBG has strings of 24 + 32 + 42 gauge. Trying to tune them into GDG and since I'm tone deaf  I need to use an aid. Tried g…

Started by Mi Rankin

5 Jan 16
Reply by Carl Floyd

EBE tuning

Can someone suggest what guage strings to use for EBE tuning?

Started by Thomas A Morphew

2 Oct 30, 2023
Reply by Carl Floyd

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

2270 Sep 8, 2023
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3 string or 4? Trying to make a decision

My very first cbg was a 3 string fretless. It really enjoy playing it, and it turned out to be the gateway for this new hobby (obsession).…

Started by Nathan Binns

14 Aug 17, 2023
Reply by Carl Floyd

Truss Rods. Needed?

Hello and good morning nation! I have been building solid CBG style guitars for the last 3 to 4 years now and in all my builds, I always in…

Started by ILL GREEN

17 Aug 13, 2023
Reply by Oscar Stern

Tone switch

Hey this may be a dumb question, but is there a way you can wire a switch to make a guitar brighter?  I built my backup with a humbucker, a…

Started by Wolfeather

16 Aug 11, 2023
Reply by Carl Floyd

VOLUME POTS

I HAVE BEEN BUILDING AND SELLING FOR SEVEN YEARS AND BUYING THE SAME 4 POLE PICKUPS FOR SEVEN YEARS. ALL OF A SUDDEN THE VOLUME CONTROLS ON…

Started by Allen

2 Jul 29, 2023
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