BlueBird J
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guys, how much time to build a CBG

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lonman Jun 9, 2018. 25 Replies

hey guys, how long does it take you from start to finish in building a cigar box guitar, and do you have any advise,secrets to not spending to much time on a cbgContinue

Tags: art, craft, diy, cbg


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What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
their history and cleverness of materials used to build cbg

just me

i like old things and wood working and i'm a left handed guitar player, i also like cats and art, love popcorn and good movies, i'm from california

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it's gettin done

Posted on April 26, 2018 at 7:01am 1 Comment

iv'e not been on for a few, anyways i been steadily learning and building on my four stringer and she's about done. i had a few setbacks where i went to drill holes in the fretboard and the holes splintered into a mess but i fixed that problem with overlaying an 1/8 thickness board after sanding the fb clean next i just need to add fret markers which they have to be a bit on the thin side so i'm figuring on using silver colored bailing or crafting wire... the look i'm going for this being my…


work in progress my first cbg

Posted on March 20, 2018 at 6:37pm 1 Comment

my cbg build is finally coming together... slowly but surely lol, i got the body box built and pretty much done and the neck is almost finished then it should be easy money from there, i will have to upload some pix of my work, this being my first cbg build and only having hand tools

winter olympics 2018 peongchang

Posted on February 24, 2018 at 4:01am 1 Comment

hey is there anyone else who likes the winter olympics. i been watching them alot

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At 4:30pm on May 3, 2018, Jeff 'Bones' Reilly said…

Hey Blue Bird J glad to have you onboard best regards Jeff . 

At 7:44am on February 24, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

Like a say'd before Welcom to the Nation, thanks for the friends requst, if you got a question ? write me and i will try to answer ! Have Fun ! be reading you Greeeeettssszz A.D.

At 3:34pm on February 22, 2018, Bob Herget said…

Hi Bluebird J,

I'm new here, also. So, welcome! That feels funny saying welcome when I'm new also. But that's the way to be the member of a community, right? Jump in and get my feet wet.

Nothing to say about CBGs at the moment, but I noticed something similar about your and my profile pictures. Do you concur?

At 7:15am on February 22, 2018, A.D.EKER said…

Hi there  Blue BirdJ welcom to the Nation, are you a sliding man?to? loads of stuff and tunes for you here! do you have a Monster Sound? let us hear and be a part of it all ! Greeeeeeettssszzz A.D.


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