Hi what size box is suggested for building a cbg?

Got my hands on a cigarbox by the size 9 X 7 inches, how about that? (to small?)
Could probably build me my own box but.....   no.

Just got interested in the cigarbox guitar "thing"
I live in sweden and cant find any good swedish resources.

anyone give me a hand?

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Nice box, did you ever make one from the motometer box? You can never have enough.
I havent found the right kind of plywood for repairing the motometer box.

I am going to build them both. starting of with the punch box.
Ever fretted any of your cbgs Michael? what kind of tools to use for the "grooves".



MichaelS said:
Nice box, did you ever make one from the motometer box? You can never have enough.
Nope, I only mark the frets with a wood burning tool. They can be played with slide or fretting even without raised frets. A friend was over last night and he picked up my CBG and just started playing away, never played one before, but he plays regular guitars. It sounded way better than my attempts, and he just fretted with his fingers. Cool

rockinfrasse said:
I havent found the right kind of plywood for repairing the motometer box.

I am going to build them both. starting of with the punch box.
Ever fretted any of your cbgs Michael? what kind of tools to use for the "grooves".



MichaelS said:
Nice box, did you ever make one from the motometer box? You can never have enough.
looking good! It'll be a nice piece :D

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