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Be sure to download my new book on advanced cbg making from the following link.  This is 100% free and I promise you wont be hit with ads or any of that other crap.

 

Advanced Cigar Box Guitar Construction by Josh Gayou

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Building a Cigar Box Guitar Part 1 - Intro

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by Dan Mullen Feb 22, 2014. 6 Replies

Part 5 - Tapered Necks - Carving

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by Mike Brobeck Oct 29, 2011. 7 Replies

Part 5 - Necks - Scarf Joints

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars) Feb 23, 2011. 12 Replies

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Comment by David L. on December 28, 2010 at 11:30am

Excellent book - Thank you.

 

David

Comment by HOGS GRUNT on December 28, 2010 at 11:13am

Nice book Josh, thanks.

Hogs.

Comment by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars) on December 28, 2010 at 9:15am

I've written a short book on the topic of cigar box guitar making.  You can get it for free from the following link:

Advanced Cigar Box Guitar Construction by Josh Gayou

Comment by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars) on October 18, 2010 at 8:59am
Private Customers' section at Smokehouse Guitars has now been opened to the general public.

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Comment by Robert Christopher Hill on February 24, 2010 at 3:30pm
Hey Josh. I'm a fellow CBG enthusiast in the Inland Valley. Just wanted to stop by and say I admire what you have done with your Smokehouse guitars. I've read a lot of your tips in the forums on 6-string cbg's and am getting ready to start building my first. Anyways, looking foward to see more of your work. Keep on building!!
Comment by Bron Buick on February 16, 2010 at 2:21pm
Hey Josh - glad to be here and learnin' - keep on keepin' on bro!! - BB
Comment by chris ekelman on February 1, 2010 at 7:54am
Glad to be here.
Comment by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars) on December 16, 2008 at 12:06pm
Well I hope I have something worth telling...
Comment by surffrogg on December 16, 2008 at 11:08am
thanks for the invite hope to learn as much as i can
Comment by RayTheOtherRay on December 16, 2008 at 8:56am
Thanks for the invite, Josh. I'm always open to learning something new from another builder. I'm usually playing catch up as I don't get to the shop as much as I like.
 

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Building a Cigar Box Guitar Part 1 - Intro

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by Dan Mullen Feb 22, 2014. 6 Replies

Part 5 - Tapered Necks - Carving

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by Mike Brobeck Oct 29, 2011. 7 Replies

Part 5 - Necks - Scarf Joints

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars) Feb 23, 2011. 12 Replies

Building a Cigar Box Guitar Part 2 - Tools

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by Wiley Rutledge Dec 14, 2010. 6 Replies

Building a Cigar Box Guitar Part 3 - Supplies

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by ledbelly Nov 16, 2010. 2 Replies

Part 4 - Design

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars) Nov 9, 2010. 2 Replies

Alternate Neck Joints - The V Joint

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by colin mcgrath Nov 5, 2010. 6 Replies

Why You Shouldn't Listen Too Closely to the "Experts"

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by colin mcgrath Nov 5, 2010. 9 Replies

Tung Oil Finish

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by Fitzhugh Sep 12, 2010. 1 Reply

Part 5 - Necks - Fret Work

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by Fitzhugh Aug 21, 2010. 23 Replies

Part 5 - Tapered Necks - The Fretboard

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars) Jul 30, 2010. 5 Replies

Guitar Wiring Basics

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by ian frazier May 14, 2010. 2 Replies

String Intonation Explained

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars) Feb 10, 2010. 0 Replies

Part 6 - Finishes - French Polish

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars) Feb 8, 2010. 0 Replies

Improvised Bench Dogs

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars). Last reply by HOGS GRUNT Oct 11, 2009. 1 Reply

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