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Scrap Heap - My Junk bass

Not a CBG by definition, but a bass built from trash with the Cigar Box Spirit. Hello fellow builders!   I'm Nick, the bass player from "SA…

Started by Nicholas Sundry

0 May 22, 2011

Wine box, anyone?

I just picked up a white pine wine box at the local wineseller's:  it is about 12" x 20" x 6", with no top.  I'm thinking maybe to put a th…

Started by Tres Seaver

5 Mar 5, 2011
Reply by Tres Seaver

cigar bix bass guitar plans

Anyone know of any detailed cigar box bass guitar plans available?

Started by Kevin M. Kraft

8 Dec 29, 2010
Reply by Kevin M. Kraft

Washtub Bass

Okay, not a cigar/wine box, or a suitcase, but here are some really great plans for an upright bass -- much better than the usual method. …

Started by Diane in Chicago

5 Nov 15, 2010
Reply by Richard Sanabia

any help?

Hi I just started here and im looking for anything that will help me on building my first cigar box bass so if anyone could help tat would…

Started by James S.

1 Jun 14, 2010
Reply by Yellowbelly Flatt

1st CB bass questions

Folks, I am attempting to build a 4-string acoustic/electric bass out of a big George Dickel Whiskey box with a 31.5" scale length. The nec…

Started by Rick Martin

6 Jun 5, 2010
Reply by Fitzhugh

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Cigar box a little different

Started by Phil Farabough. Last reply by Phil Farabough Nov 10, 2018. 10 Replies

first bass build

Started by Patrick. Last reply by BrianQ. Nov 8, 2018. 6 Replies

looking for alternate tunings-

Started by Daniel Walter. Last reply by Ken Hutchinson Oct 14, 2017. 16 Replies

Bass build help

Started by Ro'Nique Staley Mar 22, 2017. 0 Replies

My first bass build

Started by Bryan Putnam. Last reply by Richard Haas Dec 2, 2016. 15 Replies

Building my first bass

Started by Henry S. Last reply by TN Twang Nov 30, 2016. 11 Replies

fingerboard question(s)

Started by Euraquilo. Last reply by Fomhorach Nov 1, 2016. 6 Replies

3 string bass questions

Started by Euraquilo. Last reply by Euraquilo Oct 31, 2016. 18 Replies

3 String Cigar Box Bass Guitar Parts

Started by Will T. Last reply by Murdoc_420 Jul 16, 2016. 3 Replies

Bass strings??

Started by jeffrey ross. Last reply by jeffrey ross Mar 25, 2016. 13 Replies

Magnetic vs Piezo pickup

Started by PhilUSAFRet. Last reply by Murdoc_420 Mar 25, 2016. 8 Replies

Weed eater strings and tuning.

Started by Poppy. Last reply by Murdoc_420 Feb 29, 2016. 7 Replies

Bass Uke string question(s)

Started by Lane Martin. Last reply by Where's Uranus? Jan 7, 2016. 6 Replies

Looking for 2 string bass plans

Started by Mike. Last reply by Mike Jan 6, 2016. 8 Replies

UBass strings

Started by Bobby Fields. Last reply by Bobby Fields Dec 11, 2015. 3 Replies

First bass build got a few questions .

Started by Piht Bull (Delta Dawg Guitars). Last reply by Scott aka Farmer Ted Apr 23, 2015. 23 Replies

bass frets...

Started by john mackay. Last reply by john mackay Feb 4, 2015. 4 Replies

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