marcianx's Groups (14)

  • Hall of Shame

    96 members Latest Activity: Jun 21, 2019 If you have one of those colossal, bonehead, 'DOH' moments building, tell us about it here. Aw come on, admit it. You've done something…

  • It Goes To 11

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

  • Steampunk Collective

    255 members Latest Activity: Nov 20, 2020 A place to discuss, dream up and create Steampunk instruments.

  • 6 string CBG's

    242 members Latest Activity: Jan 1 Everything 6 string and only six stringers...post yer stuff here...don't let it get lost in the random photo secition!

  • 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…

  • Best Deals Around

    100 members Latest Activity: Nov 11, 2018 A place to share sources for great deals on instrument parts. If you find a great score, even if it's on ebay, be sure to post it hear so we can all…

  • 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…

  • Secrets of the CBG Underground

    343 members Latest Activity: Mar 8 Tips, Tricks of the Trade and Secrets that (almost) no one is supposed to know about... Tell us your secrets!

  • How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

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

  • 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…

  • Scale Lengths, etc.

    250 members Latest Activity: Feb 7 This group is designed as a resource for all things related to scale lengths, string gauges, etc.

  • 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.

  • Chicago CBG

    43 members Latest Activity: Mar 22, 2016 A group for Chicagoland CBGers to unite. Perhaps get a jam goin, or meet up for some brew and blues! ANYONE from ANYWHERE is certainly welcome to…

  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1739 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.…

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Fretted and Slide Advice

Started by Patrick Whaley in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Patrick Whaley 46 minutes ago. 2 Replies

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

Files download

Started by David Herrera in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Timothy Hunter Jul 14. 9 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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Randy S. Bretz posted a photo

Red dye on Zebrawood

Did a test piece of red dye on Zebrawood. Thinking of dying the reso body this red color.
2 hours ago
Rich commented on Rich's photo
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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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Doug Thorsvik commented on T-Gripped's photo
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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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Doug Thorsvik commented on Jim Winslow's photo
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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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Doug Thorsvik commented on Rich's photo
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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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