Thomas "Duck" Petry's Discussions (545)

Discussions Replied To (9) Replies Latest Activity

""

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Jul 3, 2021 to beginner mistake

1 Jul 3, 2021
Reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry

"Build it.  I've built a couple of thin boxes that sounded great.  If it's not loud e…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Nov 15, 2017 to Can a box be too shallow?

3 Dec 21, 2021
Reply by Raymond Grimmitt

"Another factor to add into the equation is that you will get better acoustic volume…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Nov 9, 2017 to Neck length

4 Nov 9, 2017
Reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry

"Chance, piezos can be frustrating, but also can work well if you are willing to expe…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Oct 18, 2016 to *()@%&$! Piezo

3 Oct 24, 2016
Reply by Chance

"Actually, on one of my favorite builds, the only wood in the box is the back. The li…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Jun 30, 2014 to Cardboard Cigar Box

3 Jun 30, 2014
Reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry

"Yes."

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Jun 30, 2014 to Cardboard Cigar Box

3 Jun 30, 2014
Reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry

"Only 30 3/4 hours to fix it? You may have set a new record for a SNAFU fix. Nothing…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Jun 27, 2014 to Just Finished My First CBG. YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (The Sequel)

3 Jun 27, 2014
Reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry

"I'll agree with Dan on this. Many of this type box look ti be "all wood" but you wil…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Apr 19, 2014 to Removing box labels

8 Jul 6, 2020
Reply by Order99

"Hey Dan, great looking build. On one of my favorites so far I used a Partagas box an…"

Thomas "Duck" Petry replied Mar 17, 2014 to First build and a broken string.

8 Oct 23, 2017
Reply by Richard Dean

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 BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources


Discussion Forum

Can a box be too shallow?

Started by Sean Murphy. Last reply by Raymond Grimmitt Dec 21, 2021. 3 Replies

beginner mistake

Started by r.j. hassler. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Jul 3, 2021. 1 Reply

Removing box labels

Started by Robert Dawkins. Last reply by Order99 Jul 6, 2020. 8 Replies

Build 2!

Started by Sean Murphy. Last reply by Sean Murphy Oct 28, 2018. 3 Replies

Best/"Easiest " Way to notch out CBG Neck......?????

Started by Brian M Nusser. Last reply by ChickenboneJohn Nov 14, 2017. 16 Replies

First build, not-great results

Started by Sean Murphy. Last reply by Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear Nov 14, 2017. 3 Replies

Neck length

Started by Holly Hodson. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Nov 9, 2017. 4 Replies

"If you wand to get something done real bad . . ."

Started by Michael Zimmerle. Last reply by Richard Dean Oct 23, 2017. 2 Replies

First build and a broken string.

Started by Dan Mullen. Last reply by Richard Dean Oct 23, 2017. 8 Replies

What type of saw to use?

Started by Anne M. Fridley-Owen. Last reply by Anne M. Fridley-Owen Dec 4, 2016. 3 Replies

*()@%&$! Piezo

Started by Chance. Last reply by Chance Oct 24, 2016. 3 Replies

general

Started by tommy farrar. Last reply by tommy farrar Nov 28, 2015. 2 Replies

Tail - or where the strings are mounted

Started by evanmars. Last reply by Richey Kay Aug 26, 2015. 7 Replies

My fifth build

Started by James A OBrien Apr 7, 2015. 0 Replies

Cardboard Cigar Box

Started by Redbelly. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Jun 30, 2014. 3 Replies

Just Finished My First CBG. YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (The Sequel)

Started by L. W. Carlson. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Jun 27, 2014. 3 Replies

Scale Length

Started by Wagner Richter. Last reply by Wagner Richter May 7, 2014. 3 Replies

Blog Posts

How to add photos?

Posted by Stephen Sell on January 13, 2022 at 1:19pm 2 Comments

My first 3 string cigar box guitar

Posted by Stephen Sell on January 13, 2022 at 1:16pm 1 Comment

Shedding a Tear for Dave Lynas

Posted by Poorness Studios on December 20, 2021 at 8:30pm 4 Comments

Latest Activity

Randy S. Bretz posted photos
51 minutes ago
Jim Tomsovic posted a photo
1 hour ago
Uncle John commented on Uncle John's video
Thumbnail

Roll & Tumble Blues

"Thanks, Andries, from my thumb and from me. "
1 hour ago
Kim Mosier commented on Kim Mosier's photo
Thumbnail

2DC0A094-9423-4F75-8184-5E4BA1CDF30A

"Poplar neck and fretboard. Stained fretboard. My first slotted headstock used drill chisel and…"
2 hours ago
Kim Mosier posted photos
2 hours ago
Lappy commented on Lappy's photo
Thumbnail

reso1

"The bowl is a dog food bowl I bought at the dollar store."
3 hours ago
Gary O'slide posted a video
3 hours ago
Chad McKeown liked evanmars's profile
4 hours ago
Uncle John commented on Uncle John's photo
Thumbnail

Meatloaf has died.

"Good response, Alan!"
4 hours ago
AGP # commented on Uncle John's photo
Thumbnail

Meatloaf has died.

""Bat Out of Hell", I think that's where this Covid thing started !!!"
4 hours ago
AGP # liked Uncle John's photo
4 hours ago
Keith Rearick liked BUGGY (C)'s video
5 hours ago

Music

© 2022   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 -->