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Searching for Eddie "One String" Jones - MUSIC AND PICS

Article compiled by Shane Speal A sketch of Eddie "One String" Jones instrument.  A 2x4, broom wire, medicine bottle for a bridge (covere…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

13 Nov 11, 2020
Reply by BrianQ.

String Action on a Slide Guitar?

Does string action matter on a slide guitar?  My personal preference is high action--1/8" at the nut and 1/4" at the bridge.  I did make on…

Started by Eric Davis

7 Aug 16, 2019
Reply by Ken I

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

Ammo Can Guitar

Got a build done with lots of help from George McLeod he showed me how to make a really nice neck and a whole bunch of other stuff. The hea…

Started by Graham Wedepohl

2 Dec 26, 2018
Reply by Bluesheart

4 String 'bass' CBG build

Hello, I am currently working on building a 4 string 'bass' box guitar.  I'm not using a cigar box, as I am building my own. I've attached…

Started by Gordon Read

4 Sep 17, 2018
Reply by Gordon Read

Brushy One-String Gets His Guitar Fixed

Internet viral sensation, Brushy One-String is known for flogging an old acoustic guitar graced with a single bass string.  After playing…

Started by Cigar Box Nation Official

4 Jul 3, 2018
Reply by Dave Lynas

Bone or plywood for string guide?

I've been considering using a notched piece of bone or plywood for a string guide on my guitars.  I like to use a zero fret, so I don't nee…

Started by Ducati Scotty

16 Jun 9, 2018
Reply by Ducati Scotty

Need Resources, Book, DVD, Tabs, How to play frettless 3 String

As the Title say: I am looking for any resource to learn to play a frettless 3 string CBG. A Book or DVD would be great. Free stuff is alwa…

Started by Andreas Fischer

11 May 23, 2018
Reply by Andreas Fischer

How to Play Like Seasick Steve + Build Your Own "3-String Trance Wonder"

In all my years of teaching cigar box guitar through Youtube videos, no lesson has been more popular than a quick class I filmed on Seasic…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

1 Dec 2, 2017
Reply by Richard Dean

Grandpa builds a Bass

Finally finished my 3 string CBB. What a learning curve! Started with a 20" long bulk cigar box, built a steel rod reinforced red oak and m…

Started by Grandpa

11 Nov 8, 2017
Reply by JL

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