Alan Medhurst
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Internet search
How many instruments have you built so far?
2 diddley-bows, a tinkulele, a cookie tin bass, 3 cbgs and 2 lpgs
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
They can be nearly anything you want, limited only by one's imagination. I like using found items and re-purposing them as guitars but also enjoy seeing others' creations.

I also like that something as simple as a string on a box can draw people all around the world together.

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