BeanJean
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  • Pittsburgh, PA
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3 Chord Ziggy replied to BeanJean's discussion Cigar box mandolin in the group Introduce Yourself!
"Hey Bean, I'm new to this bunch, and have no idea what I'm doing.  IMHO re: where to start is:  CBGs are a dime a dozen.  I don't know anybody who has a Hershey chocolate resonator!  I suspect it'll be a more…"
Feb 11, 2020
BeanJean added a discussion to the group Introduce Yourself!
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Cigar box mandolin

Greetings from hilly Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  I’ve been building mandolin kits and want to begin building one where I make design decisions.  A cigar box mando seems like a good way to do this.  I have a cigar box that I think is cedar and an old Hershey’s cocoa tin.  I’m trying to decide which I should use for my first build.  Any thoughts on why I should choose one over the other?  …See More
Dec 7, 2019
BeanJean joined Cigar Box Nation's group
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Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.Keep in mind that new builders can find other great informative articles on CBG building, as well as most of the parts you'll need, over at C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply!See More
Dec 6, 2019
BrianQ. left a comment for BeanJean
"Welcome to the nation BeanJean, the Resources tab is highly recommended as is joining some groups located in the Posts tab, Forum is for questions/comments, Blog posts are for sharing your build processes? Glad ya made it :)"
Dec 5, 2019
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Introduce Yourself!

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 around.I'm Shane & I run the Nation. I'm glad you're here. Come on in and tune up!See More
Dec 5, 2019
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Dec 5, 2019

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Mandolin Cafe
How many instruments have you built so far?
2
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I like the challenge of being resourceful enough to build instruments from everyday stuff. And it’s fun! I am primarily interested in building instruments related to mandolins.

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At 10:10pm on December 5, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation BeanJean, the Resources tab is highly recommended as is joining some groups located in the Posts tab, Forum is for questions/comments, Blog posts are for sharing your build processes? Glad ya made it :)

 
 
 

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