Darwin Gentry
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
I don't really remember
How many instruments have you built so far?
20 or more haven't really counted
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I enjoy using found objects discarded by others to create instruments that recall the roots of music

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  • 1.
    Bro. John
  • 2.
    Mississippi Kid
  • 3.
    Down to the River
  • 4.
    Goofin
  • 5.
    Otha's Goat Audio
  • 6.
    Thangs Is Goin My Way
  • 7.
    Monkey On My Back
  • 8.
    Bubble Up Audio 2
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    Cow Skull Sound
  • 10.
    #16 Improv #1
  • 11.
    Grease It Up 2
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    @ 12 years

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At 5:09am on July 19, 2011, CrocBite said…
thanks for that video link. i'll have to pick up some of that adhesive and give the nails another shot!
At 9:07am on May 18, 2010, bemuzic said…
Hi, thanks for the video comment : - )
At 3:32am on May 10, 2010, MrRandomWritings (Backwater Bri) said…
Thanks for your comment - the walnut neck I am working on is for a special commission for a CBN member. I have some maple off-cuts I have earmarked for a bass an dI think I am coming round to the idea of doing teh wine box first
At 8:07am on April 23, 2010, Jim Mitchell said…
Hey that can be tricky stopping the build to take pictures... I have not shot any video yet. Thanks for the comments on my playing I am starting to learn to use the slide can't wait to get better just not ready to go to the crossroad... LOL ... I'll look forward to seeing more of your work.
At 8:20am on March 23, 2010, smojo said…
Thanks, so have you! I like the snowflake tin and the goat's skull guitar - well that scares the shit out of me! Ha
At 4:28am on March 23, 2010, bemuzic said…
hi, thanks for the comment and friend add : -)
At 12:26pm on February 10, 2010, bairfoot cajun said…
hey Darwin,thanks for the comment on my first oil can build.i did a little short sound check last night and i,m fixin ta load it here at the nation if yer interested to hear how it sounds.thanks again,i get a lot of inspiration from your build ideas,and thank you for that.
At 3:40am on February 10, 2010, Bluesheart said…
Wow, got to be a little freaky taking a torch to your new build!? Great look!
 
 
 

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