John Raver


Clinton Township, MI

United States

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
How many instruments have you built so far?
2 diddley bows.Building first 3 string now
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Figured I would buy one, learn to play it, then try my hand at building a diddley bow and progress from there. bolts for bridges and hinges for tailpieces are the two things that really sold me.

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    I would like to personally welcome you into the asylum. You will find valuable resources, tips and secrets whether you are building for the first time or an old pro at it. Don't  be shy about posting a question or a comment. We are all here to help each other! So once again welcome! BTW I'm a newbie myself and let me say everyone is a friend!

    "Kool dog

  • Poorness Studios

    Thanks for the comment John. I actually didn't realize they used that for the newsletter so thanks for drawing my attention to it. :-)