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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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Music Theory

Is there a site from which I can download a book o music theory? I have started to get interested in this side of things, and find it helpf…

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Hi everybody i seem to have created a problem for myself by making a three string guitar with a 30" scale it seemed like a good idea at the…

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Help

Hi everybody i seem to have created a problem for myself by making a three string guitar with a 30" scale it seemed like a good idea at the…

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Happy Hogmanay

Happy Hogmanay to all builders and players worldwide. A confession - I have been studying, scrolling and scrutinising this website for arou…

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Grounding a Tupelo Tenor

Show me y'alls Fix.

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Water Song...

 I can't seem to post this directly so I uploaded it to YouTube... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViScpW9uNFM If you're not a fan of Hot t…

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3 Dec 20, 2021
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CIGAR BOX NATION CHRISTMAS ALBUM 2021

CHRISTMAS 2021 For any of the new folks here on the Nation every Christmas we compile a  FREE DOWNLOAD ALBUM  of Seasonal songs played, c…

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24 Dec 20, 2021
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make a 3 string sound like a 6 string

So, firstly, Im not associated with this product but I stumbled on something that can fill out the sound of your CBG chords. It's called a…

Started by rob muller

0 Nov 7, 2021

Tryin to stay in tune

Howdy, I've been pickin a lotta years on regular guitar. I'd like to think I have a good touch. My GBG I can't keep in tune no mater what I…

Started by Big D

31 Nov 4, 2021
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Anyone in or near Fayetteville, NC area building CBG’s? other than me.

Hello, anyone in the Fayetteville, NC area building CBG’s?other than me. Thanks……..Jack

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3 Oct 29, 2021
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