BrianQ.
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Shane Speal
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Lost count?
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How many famous musicians have started on them

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I like Spam, just not on Cigar Box Nation!

Started this discussion. Last reply by François Feb 5, 2021. 7 Replies

 

Welcome! Jive Turkey Muthasucka!

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Slide on, my good people!!!

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At 1:39pm on January 26, 2022, Jeff said…

Thank you for the info Brian, on my third build now! I’ll be sure to get more involved in the forums and posts. I’m from NH where you at?

At 2:21pm on January 21, 2022, GARAGE HERMIT said…

thank's Brian,

i was guessing about 3/16" looking at pic's of dulcimer's, but if 1/8" work's that will do fine,

yes, i have'nt posted for a while, life just get's in the way,

At 2:53pm on January 3, 2022, Richard Hyde said…

Thanks for having me

At 11:29am on December 29, 2021, Jerry Davison said…

Thanks for the welcome, Brian!

At 10:01pm on December 10, 2021, David Plekkenpol said…

Thank you!

At 7:47am on December 1, 2021, Chuck H. said…

I had some extra material on my  neck, I was going to cut it off, but thought I could do something ornate with it, I'm going  to make a peg wall hanger for It, and try a strap with it also. Thanks for taking an interest in it. Its my first fretted instrument, I learned a lot along the way,

At 10:15pm on November 30, 2021, Chuck H. said…

Thanks, it has 2 springs in it for reverb and it sounds just like a banjo

At 2:35pm on November 24, 2021, Danny Boy Davidson said…

Thank you Sir BrianQ

At 11:41am on November 23, 2021, Tom Lederle said…

thanks much, glad to be here. site has amazing amount of content and very active/up to date. I plan on spending a fair bit of time just learning what's available.

At 4:47pm on November 22, 2021, SmokingNotesCBG said…

Thanks BrianQ!

BrianQ.'s Blog

One String Wonder- A Major journey

Posted on April 21, 2021 at 5:00am 4 Comments

Here’s a little skill builder exercise for beginners, based on the Major scale. It starts with a simple Scale, then progressively builds on it, adding one note at a time. You only need one string for this, so Diddley Bow’s are perfect for this exercise.

 

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Let’s talk LM386... Part 4 W/ True Bypass & Ext. Power for Dirt box Layout

Posted on October 23, 2020 at 3:54pm 0 Comments

Here’s the conclusion to the Dead Easy Dirt, for now...

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Let’s talk LM386... Part 3 W/ Stripboard Dirt box Layout

Posted on August 31, 2020 at 4:52pm 10 Comments

Let’s talk LM386, The continuing saga...

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Let’s talk LM386... Part 2 W/ Perfboard/Stripboard Amp Layouts

Posted on August 17, 2020 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

Here’s the conclusion of the Smokey amp & Amp head, this is a continuing saga, so there’s more to come? This time we’re adding an External Power Adapter. This will give us freedom from dying batteries & a steady 9 volts at all times? And it’s super EZ! Rock on, my good people...

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