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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

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, ConcertsLatest Reply

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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Problems uploading videos

Several folks have mentioned that they are having or have had problems in the past with uploading videos to this site. Here is some informa…

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Restoration of a Regal 1930s Domino guitar. with video

Hi, this guitar was also left with me as it was too expensive for the customer to have the considerable amount of work done that was needed…

Started by Taffy Evans in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion

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Reply by Jerry Jordan

Boxes no stamps

Hi all! Any info on boxes with no tax stamps or cautions. Thanx in advance! Dan

Started by Dan in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts

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Pickup type and placement

The CBG I am going to build will mainly be played acoustically without any amp. It might even be that I will never ever use any amp at all.…

Started by Engblom in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion

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Reply by Carl Floyd

CIGAR BOX NATION CHRISTMAS ALBUM 2022

For any of the new folks here on the Nation every Christmas we compile a  FREE DOWNLOAD ALBUM of Seasonal songs played, composed and s…

Started by Slowpaw Steve T in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts

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Reply by Chuck otto

String attachment place

All "normal" guitars have the strings attached at the saddle, right behind the bridge while most CBG seems to have a similar attachment as…

Started by Engblom in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion

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Reply by Taffy Evans

Truss rod?

If you have ever added a truss rod to your CBG, what were the circumstances and why did you add it? Does some strings require a truss rod?

Started by Engblom in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion

7 Nov 30
Reply by Taffy Evans

Building a 3-pole single coil pickup

Hi All. I'm busy trying my hand out at building a 3-pole single coil pickup for my next CBG (probably a Steampunk). I have started the cons…

Started by Ian in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion

12 Nov 30
Reply by Ian

Baritone Slide Guitar

Greetings, I build three string fretless slide guitars with a 25.5 scale length (pictured). My questions is that I have a request for a 30"…

Started by Jim Booth in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion

2 Nov 30
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Making a Loud CBG

While planning to build a CBG I am reading a lot of theory and I came across a MIT paper about sound hole shapes (https://news.mit.edu/2015

Started by Engblom in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion

14 Nov 28
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Banjo Mandolin [skin] to mandolin [wood] top conversion

The sound of this is over in the videos... Thanks for looking Taff

Started by Taffy Evans in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion

3 Nov 27
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