We're in too big of a state to have a dead forum.  Sound off!!!  Where ya from, what do you like to build, and what kind of music do you like to play?

Views: 317

Replies to This Discussion

I'm from a little town east of Denton called Krugerville. So far I've built a 3 string cigar box, 2 single string didly bows and a 3 string cookie tin. Since I am a music minister you might guess that I like Christian music. And, yes, I've played the cigar box and cookie tin in the worship service. I also like playing around with the blues but I'm still getting the hang of it.

Very cool! I lead worship from time to time here in San Antonio.

Burleson here. Small town about 10 miles South of Ft Worth on I-35. Mostly 3 string stuff, but lately I've been doing 2 string basses. I also build 6 string electric and acoustic guitars. Main music style is classic rock and country, but I like nearly everything.

That's my main two as well, rock and country. 

Well, hello Bryan! Didn't know you built CBG's. We'll have to get together sometime.

I'm from Nacogdoches and started building my first 3-string "strumstick" so I could learn to "play an instrument before my 70th birthday." I'm now 73 and have built about 2 dozen -- strumsticks, CBGs, several "canjoes", a "candolin, a 6-string guitar made from a wine box, and others. I've given them to family and friends -- the process has given me great joy and satisfaction. And I still plan to learn to play soon!

Very cool!   Do you post any videos?

I'm from Magnolia/Tomball.  I haven't built anything yet, but am looking forward to my first builds.  And I don't play much, considerin' I haven't anything to play just yet either. :)

Welcome to the addiction! LOL!  Magnolia/Tomball isn't one I'm familiar with.  Not sure how long you've been "in the community" but it sure is a welcoming one! 

Will be moving back to Houston / Katy at end of January. Texas singer-songwriter, rock and blues.

Ron, did you make it back to Katy yet?  

Am from Alvarado, just south of Ft Worth. I've built 10+ 3 string sliders, a strum stick a diddly bow and several fretted 3 stringers. Fixing to attempt a 4 string fretted license plate reso. 

RSS

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation? How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building Basics

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources


Discussion Forum

Roll call

Started by Kirk. Last reply by Mark Gentry Feb 3, 2020. 14 Replies

Lost Muckland Crooner seeks Texas Homecoming

Started by Bill Parsons aka captain mudflap. Last reply by Habanera Hal Nov 2, 2015. 4 Replies

Lost Muckland Crooner seeks Texas Homecoming

Started by Bill Parsons aka captain mudflap Sep 6, 2015. 0 Replies

Texas Festival Season

Started by Old Lowe. Last reply by Wyndell Ferguson May 12, 2013. 2 Replies

Texas CBG Festival

Started by Terry Horn. Last reply by Terry Horn Apr 1, 2013. 10 Replies

Houston and Brazos Bend State Park

Started by Dick Mott. Last reply by Steven Pierce Feb 25, 2013. 4 Replies

Anybody from Austin, San Antonio, or Rockport/Fulton?

Started by Matte Resist. Last reply by steven beck May 10, 2012. 11 Replies

Music

Started by Old Lowe. Last reply by joe cerroni Mar 12, 2009. 3 Replies

Blog Posts

A Tribute

Posted by Ghostbuttons on January 15, 2023 at 12:00pm 1 Comment

Let’s talk Aeolian…

Posted by BrianQ. on August 26, 2022 at 5:05pm 0 Comments

Latest Activity

RTZGUITARS commented on Poorness Studios's video
Thumbnail

If You're Gonna Play in Texas (recorded at Billy Bob's) | Alabama cover

"What's Tuning. Just being at Jerry Lee and Jimmy's  double first cousins place…"
2 hours ago
RTZGUITARS commented on RTZGUITARS's video
Thumbnail

A I Wins

"Thanks AGP could use a  footstomping track"
2 hours ago
RTZGUITARS commented on RTZGUITARS's video
Thumbnail

A I Wins

"I don't usually use amp sim  AD but this is Amplitube from Presonus I did use  a Art…"
2 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Taffy Evans's photo
Thumbnail

1_Vintage Hubcap 3 string Electric guitar

"A very distinctive pair! A standout hubcap guitar build Taffy. I really like what you have done…"
2 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Greg Henshaw's photo
Thumbnail

The exhumed one

"Cool looking guitar Greg! A standout coffin design accented nicely."
2 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Bill Turner (Wunkyman)'s photo
Thumbnail

The Dustpan 2

"A looker for sure! Wow!!!"
2 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Bill Turner (Wunkyman)'s photo
Thumbnail

The Dustpan 2

"Amazing build! Very impressive Bill."
2 hours ago
Doug Thorsvik commented on Doug Thorsvik's video
Thumbnail

Barbara Ann: 3-String Surf & Turf SLG Cigar Box Guitar

"Thanks much Brian! We try to keep our song choices interesting."
2 hours ago
BrianQ. commented on Wolfeather's photo
Thumbnail

Badaxe Music Festival

"Kool, I worked with the Dead & Jerry’s solo band as a Stagehand & assistant Guitar…"
3 hours ago
BrianQ. liked Bill Turner (Wunkyman)'s photo
3 hours ago
BrianQ. commented on Randy S. Bretz's photo
3 hours ago
BrianQ. commented on Glenn Powell's status
"Make sure you double check that it’s the round stuff & not the triangular or octagonal…"
3 hours ago

Music

© 2023   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

\uastyle>\ud/** Scrollup **/\ud.scrollup {\ud background: url("https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/963882636?profile=original") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;\ud bottom: 25px;\ud display: inline !important;\ud height: 40px;\ud opacity: 0.3 !important;\ud position: fixed;\ud right: 30px;\ud text-indent: -9999px;\ud width: 40px;\ud z-index: 999;\ud}\ud.scrollup:hover {\ud opacity:0.99!important;\ud}\ud \uascript type="text/javascript">\ud x$(document).ready(function(){\ud x$(window).scroll(function(){\ud if (x$(this).scrollTop() > 100) {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeIn();\ud } else {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeOut();\ud }\ud });\ud x$('.scrollup').click(function(){\ud x$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 600);\ud return false;\ud });\ud });\ud \ua!-- End Scroll Up -->