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  • Antique Cigar Box Guitars

    22 members Latest Activity: May 9, 2018

    This is the place to post stories of Old Cigar Box Instruments and photos, If you want to see stuff that is newly uncovered about cigar…

  • CIGAR BOX KALIMBAS

    115 members Latest Activity: Apr 20, 2021 Putting the THUMB in the strum...

  • unusual guitar designs

    171 members Latest Activity: Jan 18, 2019 bring us your most unusual builds that you think is not average so we can say yes that is different.

  • rat rod guitars

    192 members Latest Activity: Dec 11, 2021 cbgs that may look a bit rough around the edges but sound like hot rods

  • Purgatory Hill Fan Club

    122 members Latest Activity: Mar 20, 2016 The fan page for Purgatory Hill, the gothic blues duo of pAt mAcdonald and melaniejane. Post your show reviews, pics and more.

  • Greasy's Easy Chords

    128 members Latest Activity: Aug 27, 2019

    Since i started playing these cbg's i've been wishing i had a chord book. A recent attemp to teach myself music theory gave me the idea to try to…

  • Blind Willie Johnson CBG Tribute - free download

    281 members Latest Activity: Sep 5

    Download your free copy of the Cigar Box Guitar Tribute to Blind Willie Johnson.  All cigar box guitar.  Presented by…

  • How good can it sound unplugged?

    148 members Latest Activity: Dec 19, 2020 Share experience, tips & tricks that have produced the best acoustic unplugged sound in your cigar box instruments. This applies to commercial or…

  • How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

    877 members Latest Activity: Oct 20 Playing tips and secrets. Tunings. Primal music theory.

  • CBG Tabs

    599 members Latest Activity: Oct 20 So you built your CBG and now you need something to play on it, right? Well, if you're not completely musically inclined or can't read traditional…

  • Classifieds and Swaps

    334 members Latest Activity: Dec 20, 2019

    A place to buy, sell, trade cigar box guitars and other related gear.

     

    Keep in mind that you can find most…

  • Intermediate building tips and tricks forum

    255 members Latest Activity: Nov 10 This forum is for sharing general building information that falls between "CBG building 101" and "Super advanced building"

  • Sell Those Puppies!

    168 members Latest Activity: Jul 16, 2021

    A group to discuss selling the instruments and accessories we build.  Where to sell, how to display, what works and what doesn't.  Where do you…

  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1744 members Latest Activity: yesterday

    This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.…

  • Three string guitars

    669 members Latest Activity: Oct 20

    Everything about anything that's a three stringer

  • Low Budget Land

    389 members Latest Activity: Oct 24 Cigar box guitar builders are a creative and resourceful bunch. Share ideas for CBG materials and supplies that are free, nearly free, or recycled.

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“Leave It There” homemade resonator guitar

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colander & chevy hubcap #1

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