Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker's Groups (36)

  • How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

    876 members Latest Activity: Mar 5 Playing tips and secrets. Tunings. Primal music theory.

  • CBG Tabs

    596 members Latest Activity: Oct 30, 2021 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…

  • Piezos From Outer Space!!!

    32 members Latest Activity: Jul 16, 2021

    The simple Piezo Disc pickup is one of the most underrated sound devices.  Sure,…

  • Lazy B Radio

    27 members Latest Activity: Feb 2, 2016

    A group devoted to showcasing cigar box guitar musicians and Cigar Box Nation…

  • Curmudgeons of Cigar Box Nation

    61 members Latest Activity: Feb 23, 2020

    A place for all of us disgruntled old farts to gather and do curmudgeonly things. Stand up and flaunt your attitude! We've earned the right to be…

  • How have CBG's changed your life??

    28 members Latest Activity: Oct 17, 2016

    Share how being involved with CBG's has changed or enhanced your life.

  • SOAPBOX - Rants & Raves

    94 members Latest Activity: May 19, 2018 A sounding board for the CBG Revolutionary

  • The Beginners Club

    317 members Latest Activity: Mar 5 A club for beginners who are building for the first time and need some support from each other as well as experienced builders who are…

  • CIGAR BOX KALIMBAS

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

  • Celebrity box guitars!

    48 members Latest Activity: Jan 26, 2016 Just a place for anyone to post a shot of someone famous!

  • Cigar Box Guitar Museum at Speal's Tavern

    90 members Latest Activity: Dec 11, 2021

    Get updates on The Cigar Box Guitar Museum at Speal's Tavern, the world's first permanent museum collection of Cigar Box Guitars.  Speal's Tavern…

  • Introduce Yourself!

    1357 members Latest Activity: Jul 27 We wanna know who you are! Where ya from? What'cha buildin'? This is a place for new members to introduce themselves and old 'uns to show 'em…

  • Piezo pickups

    203 members Latest Activity: Mar 13

    All ideas to make piezoelectric

    sound good and stable.

  • Four String Cigar Box Guitars

    212 members Latest Activity: May 12, 2021 Group for those who are interested to find out more and swap ideas for builds, chords and tunings for these versatile instruments!

  • CBG in New England

    37 members Latest Activity: Mar 27, 2019 Looking for people in the New England states that love the explosive CBG movement. Both builders and players.

  • Low Budget Land

    388 members Latest Activity: Jun 21, 2021 Cigar box guitar builders are a creative and resourceful bunch. Share ideas for CBG materials and supplies that are free, nearly free, or recycled.

  • It Goes To 11

    480 members Latest Activity: Aug 16, 2020 Amps, amplification, effects, hackwiring and general mayhem. Anarchists welcome

  • CBGs for Service Members - CLOSED

    412 members Latest Activity: Apr 4, 2017

    Due to lack of participation, this group is now closed. We keep it archived here for historic preservation purposes.

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Fretted and Slide Advice

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Box thickness effect on sound

Started by Infirmity Citrus President in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Jul 31. 3 Replies

Ghost pickup

Started by Michael shrader in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Taffy Evans Jul 29. 5 Replies

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Patrick Whaley replied to Patrick Whaley's discussion Fretted and Slide Advice
"Yes that sounds like a good idea. I think I will keep that in mind for the next build. Thanks for…"
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Red dye on Zebrawood

Did a test piece of red dye on Zebrawood. Thinking of dying the reso body this red color.
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"Uncle John, have you ever listened to the other side? Thanks, Brian. Graphic design has been my…"
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White Macanudo

"Another fine instrument T-Gripped! I’ve always liked that style headstock. It’s more…"
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"Nice lookin’ CBG Jim! If you are lookin’ for more sacred songs, ours are free and you…"
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"Lookin’ good Rich! Eye catching flyer."
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Taffy Evans replied to Howard Craypool's discussion Springs in a cigar box guitar
"Hi, interesting stuff. My experience with installing springs has always been disappointing. Maybe…"
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