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C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply

C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply is your one-stop shop for the parts and accessories you need for building and playing Cigar Box Guitars and other hand-made instruments (and even store-bought ones!). This group is the place for product links and updates.

Website: http://www.cbgitty.com/cubecart
Location: New Hampshire
Members: 261
Latest Activity: Oct 20

Welcome to C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply

C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply is your increasingly one-stop shop for finding the parts and gear you need for building and playing cigar box guitars, other hand-made instruments, and even store-bought instruments.

Over the last year and a half we have been working very hard to build our product line to include many of the things you have asked for: from fret wire, to fretting guides and tools, to electronic components, decorative hardware, instrument hardware and more. Our focus has always been on finding the best suppliers for quality goods at great prices, so that the savings can be passed onto our customers. We got into this because it seemed like the established big supply houses were making way too much profit on what they were selling, and we felt we could do better - and we have.

This group on Cigar Box Nation is intended to be the central point for product updates, annoucements, new product requests, general annoucements, testimonials, general how-to discussions and more. All are welcome, and your participation is appreciated! We would like to sincerely thank everyone who has done business with us thus far, and we look forward to working with more of you in the future.

Ben/CBGitty

Discussion Forum

Sticker removal?

Started by Ken Hope. Last reply by BrianQ. Aug 27, 2021. 4 Replies

I have a box that has the remnants of a sticker. What is the best removal method?Continue

HOBO FIDDLE

Started by PEGGY TRAMBLE. Last reply by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker Jan 8, 2020. 4 Replies

I just finished building a hobo fiddle from a kit and it turned out really well.  This one has the nylon strings.  I was wondering if anyone has built one and installed steel strings and if so what…Continue

CBG Tune-O-Matics?

Started by ILL GREEN. Last reply by ILL GREEN Dec 28, 2018. 2 Replies

Up until recently, I have used tuneomatics on my builds. A simple mod by removing the first and last saddles to accommodate a 4 string guitar.  I just screw the bridge down without thumbwheels or …Continue

Pure and Simple kit

Started by rodger moore. Last reply by Paul Craig May 1, 2018. 3 Replies

Finished my first CBG kit from CB Gitty.I'm pretty impressed with the quality and ease of building.The instrument is a blast to play too.My wife and I were taking turns on it and practicing riff…Continue

Plezo pickup

Started by Danny B.. Last reply by Danny B. Mar 1, 2016. 4 Replies

I think I have a plan to snug this Gitty piezo bar under a brass bridge/saddle.Thing is I'd like to epoxy it all under their for easier install and permanintness.Anyone think it would dampen the…Continue

How to wire 3-way Toggle Switch? (Item #50-029-01)

Started by Keith Stanford. Last reply by Wayfinder Oct 23, 2015. 2 Replies

I just bought a 3-Way toggle switch from C.B. Gitty and looked at the wiring diagram that he has on his website.  Way too complicated for me to figure out.Can anyone simplify the wiring for me…Continue

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Comment by rodger moore on December 25, 2018 at 6:58am

We got our order yesterday just in time for Christmas.

It included the two speaker CBG amp, which is just beautiful.

Thanks you CB Gitty, and Merry Christmas!!!

Comment by Thomas "Duck" Petry on December 24, 2018 at 12:53pm

What BrianQ said.

Comment by BrianQ. on December 24, 2018 at 12:12pm

Merry Xmas guys n gals of cbgitty, I appreciate what you’re doing for the cigar box community, keep up the good work!!!

Comment by BrianQ. on August 25, 2018 at 11:53pm

Ben , thanx for $5 Friday, I’m loving it!

Comment by rodger moore on May 10, 2018 at 10:21am

AWESOME!

Thanks for the FAST response!!!

Comment by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker on May 10, 2018 at 10:03am

Hello Rodger, yes that is definitely on the to-do list. Expanding our line of necks and fretboards is a high priority. Options!

Comment by rodger moore on May 10, 2018 at 9:55am

Any chance we might see a though neck style 23" scale that's fully fretted?

I'm not a huge fan of bolt ons. I fear that I may botch the drilling and have the whole thing miss aligned.

Thanks!

Comment by Scott W on February 28, 2014 at 8:09am
Thanks, Duck!
Comment by Thomas "Duck" Petry on February 21, 2014 at 8:25pm

Hi Scott. The threaded part of the pot is just over 7/16". What I have done when mounting them on a thin box is shim the back side with washers so it doesn't stick through too much. I make some of my own knobs too so I just drill the depth to fit on some of them.

Comment by Scott W on February 18, 2014 at 9:17pm
Can anyone tell me the length of the threaded shaft on the "standard long-shaft 250K and 500K Pots"? I just want to make sure that the depth of a standard knob will not leave a metal shaft showing below the knob without modifying them.
 

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Discussion Forum

Sticker removal?

Started by Ken Hope. Last reply by BrianQ. Aug 27, 2021. 4 Replies

HOBO FIDDLE

Started by PEGGY TRAMBLE. Last reply by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker Jan 8, 2020. 4 Replies

CBG Tune-O-Matics?

Started by ILL GREEN. Last reply by ILL GREEN Dec 28, 2018. 2 Replies

Pure and Simple kit

Started by rodger moore. Last reply by Paul Craig May 1, 2018. 3 Replies

Plezo pickup

Started by Danny B.. Last reply by Danny B. Mar 1, 2016. 4 Replies

How to wire 3-way Toggle Switch? (Item #50-029-01)

Started by Keith Stanford. Last reply by Wayfinder Oct 23, 2015. 2 Replies

Ground loop

Started by Jonny. Last reply by Ellwood T. Bear Oct 30, 2012. 1 Reply

I'm sold

Started by FatBoy CooKen. Last reply by FatBoy CooKen Sep 2, 2012. 2 Replies

Thank you!

Started by C.W. Jun 23, 2012. 0 Replies

Product Updates and Announcements

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker. Last reply by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker Jun 23, 2012. 17 Replies

Chrome mini humbuckers

Started by Charlotte Henry Jan 17, 2012. 0 Replies

rod piezo as bridge

Started by Bob Young. Last reply by James Bush Jan 17, 2012. 8 Replies

Awesome service

Started by Mike Whisenhunt. Last reply by Turkeychicken Jan 17, 2012. 1 Reply

Rod piezos - great sound but how do i combat feedback?

Started by Slowpaw Steve T. Last reply by Randy S. Bretz Jan 16, 2012. 4 Replies

Economy tuners

Started by Chuck Dubman. Last reply by Chuck Dubman Oct 22, 2011. 2 Replies

How-To and Product Usage Discussions

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker. Last reply by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker Aug 18, 2011. 19 Replies

Great Service...

Started by Soul Cat Guitar Uke and Amp. Last reply by Soul Cat Guitar Uke and Amp Jul 29, 2011. 2 Replies

Product Requests

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker. Last reply by Jonny Sormo Nov 21, 2010. 15 Replies

Current Product Roster

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker Jul 20, 2010. 0 Replies

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