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Hey Guys! Is this still a thing?

Hey Guys, I'm new to the whole CBG movement. I've just finished my first and have just made the box from scratch as I'm trying to stay tru…

Started by Terry

0 Nov 18, 2019

CITES and rosewood

I was thinking about buying some cheap ukulele fretboards, but something nagged at me in the back of my mind and I did a bit of research. I…

Started by Alan Medhurst

1 Aug 14, 2017
Reply by Terry Barnett

Locating CBG cigar boxes in NZ

Hi, I'm new to the NZ group and in the process of making a CBG.  Does anyone know of a local source for suitable cigar boxes? They are few…

Started by Greg rich

4 Aug 14, 2016
Reply by Kirsten Macfarlane

Boxstock NZ - 22nd November 2015

Well here it is folks, its all on for Boxstock NZ in Auckland on 22nd November 2015. This will be a day of live music, workshops, demo's an…

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill

2 May 24, 2015
Reply by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill

Cigar Box Guitar Lessons

Just to let you know that I am starting CBG tuition covering Auckland North and down to Hamilton. I do an intensive 2 hour session covering…

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill

0 Apr 27, 2015

Kiwi Boxstock.....

Ok fellow kiwis, serious now How about we get together and have a bot of a jam / gig / festival celebrating the cigar box guitar...? Yes I…

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill

12 Aug 19, 2014
Reply by Tim Brown

CBG Down Under

I know there are a couple of kiwis on this site. Where abouts in Aoteroa are you guys and should we not get together for a jam?

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill

13 Jun 10, 2013
Reply by jeff burgoyne

Good place to find Cigar boxes in Hamilton?

Hi, I'm a new member here from Hamiton. Am looking at building my first cigarbox guitar and was wondering if anyone knew of any good places…

Started by luke willison

1 Dec 9, 2012
Reply by Kalmario

Kiwi CBG Colloaboration

Ok guys, here's a little thought How about we all think of a chord sequence, say, simple 12 bar, record it individually and then stitch it…

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill

3 Jun 6, 2012
Reply by Chris Green

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CITES and rosewood

Started by Alan Medhurst. Last reply by Terry Barnett Aug 14, 2017. 1 Reply

Locating CBG cigar boxes in NZ

Started by Greg rich. Last reply by Kirsten Macfarlane Aug 14, 2016. 4 Replies

Boxstock NZ - 22nd November 2015

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill. Last reply by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill May 24, 2015. 2 Replies

Cigar Box Guitar Lessons

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill Apr 27, 2015. 0 Replies

Kiwi Boxstock.....

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill. Last reply by Tim Brown Aug 19, 2014. 12 Replies

CBG Down Under

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill. Last reply by jeff burgoyne Jun 10, 2013. 13 Replies

Good place to find Cigar boxes in Hamilton?

Started by luke willison. Last reply by Kalmario Dec 9, 2012. 1 Reply

Kiwi CBG Colloaboration

Started by Mark "Fatt Max" Hill. Last reply by Chris Green Jun 6, 2012. 3 Replies

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