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How to Play EEB Tuning Cigar Box Guitar - Get easy, beautiful chords with this lesson

Shane Speal has been championing the 3-string "EEB" tuning for years and has written several songs with it.  In this lesson, he shows how…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

12 Nov 3, 2018
Reply by Paul Craig

Tap Tuning

Can tap tuning be effectively applied to a CBG? The only thing I can see that might be done to effect the tuning of the soundboard is addin…

Started by Ken I

6 Sep 18, 2018
Reply by Cause the Blue rat

Prince Albert in a Canjo---Which 2 strings recommended for 2 string canjo build

Howdy Everybody! I haven't been around in a lonnnnng time. Missed ya'll. So, to get beck into building, I thought I'd start with a easy can…

Started by Richard Wilkins

5 May 1, 2018
Reply by Richard Wilkins

Newbie Question About Tuning

Hi everybody, I'm not handy or crafty at all, and I know even less about guitars. So naturally I decided to build a cbg for my daughter. Mi…

Started by Aaron

4 Aug 3, 2017
Reply by JL

Stumped on tunning, lost on open D

 I got my new CBG done last night and I got to playing it, and man am I rusty! Anyhow, I was going to tune to open G, but I could not get…

Started by Jerryrig240

27 May 11, 2017
Reply by Snuffy Smith

3 stringer tuning advice for complete beginner - standard guitar or open tuning?

Hi everyone,  I am a complete beginner in music and guitar playing. I got a Loog guitar for my kids but liked it so much that I will build…

Started by Guiyoforward

11 Oct 4, 2015
Reply by Paul Craig

Newbie question about ukulele box...

I'm hoping to do a cigar box uke project. I have some guitar tuning machines lying around in great shape. Can you use guitar tuning machine…

Started by PhattyPatty

5 Jul 30, 2015
Reply by John Sawyer

Tuning Problem

I've built several two and the string guitars now. They are all electric. Some use a rod piezo and some a disc piezo asunder the bridge as…

Started by Joel Dare

4 Apr 28, 2015
Reply by John Sawyer

Most popular 3-string tuning?

What's your favorite 3-string tuning? I hope to produce a bunch more lessons and want them to be useful for as many people as possible. The…

Started by Rick McKeon

6 Jul 16, 2014
Reply by Rick McKeon

36, 26, 17 strings & A, D, and G strings?

couple of very basic questions related to first tuning of my CBG… I bought a set of electric guitar strings that are labeled 46, 36, 26, 1…

Started by Mel Ristau

14 Mar 17, 2014
Reply by Mel Ristau


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