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Fretboard Material?

Hi all, I'm new to CBN and the CBG world, and I'm going to be building one very soon, just waiting on my last few parts. One thing I haven'…

Started by Roland Wood

43 Apr 15, 2021
Reply by Carl Floyd

looking for info on the CB Gitty 3-string kit

Hi, I'm looking for information on the CB Gitty 3-string guitar kit, but the stuff I'm trying to find out isn't available on their store si…

Started by Zack Perham

4 Jun 19, 2020
Reply by Zack Perham

Overdrive and piezo pickups

How did you get your best crunchy overdriven tones out of a cbg with a piezo?   I don't generally prefer any more than a natural crunch.  H…

Started by Rick Tish

8 Aug 15, 2019
Reply by Rick Tish

Made a CBG, now what? I need help

I have made a few CBG’s, now what.  I have no musical experience but I really want to start playing these bad boys. Where is the best place…

Started by Tyler Durdan

16 Mar 30, 2019
Reply by mitch jones

Weird buzzing sound

Hello! new member here and i have not posted yet so i think it's time! Sadly not for a good reason. I have just finished my first Cigar box…

Started by Emil Palmgren

13 Jan 24, 2019
Reply by Emil Palmgren

Headstock angle, help?

So as time progresses, I'm getting closer and closer to starting my first build. My tuners just got delivered today, so I guess I'll probab…

Started by Roland Wood

17 Jan 6, 2018
Reply by Roland Wood

Help - What is going on with this homegrown CB Electric 6 string???

Howdy all, I picked up this interesting CB guitar at an estate sale this weekend.  It actually works and as you can see, someone invested…

Started by Gina G

20 Apr 1, 2017
Reply by Gina G

Anniversary gift - build or buy?

Hi all! My husband is a guitar player (as a hobby), and I've pretty much bought him all the accessories he wants over the years. Our annive…

Started by Stephanie Cartechine

15 Feb 13, 2017
Reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague

I need help Transcribing these songs

Hello, Here is my deal I've recently built 2 three string CBGs. While building one is fun and all, I wanted to learn how to play the thing.…

Started by Jeremiah Peed

14 Jan 14, 2017
Reply by Cause the Blue rat

New CBG Gal here- String Spacing?!

Greetings! So I am in the process of building my first CBG- THREE string- so far, so good- I'm almost done! I do, however, have  one major…

Started by Rosanne Reynolds

15 Nov 10, 2016
Reply by Sharecropper

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