DirtyLeeDee
  • Male
  • Norwich
  • United Kingdom
Share on Facebook
Share on Facebook MySpace
 

DirtyLeeDee's Page

Profile Information

How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Google
How many instruments have you built so far?
4
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I'm a massive fan of delta blues particularly the rawness from the early recordings, it's that rawness which also draws me to cigar box guitars as well.

Comment Wall (3 comments)

You need to be a member of Cigar Box Nation to add comments!

Join Cigar Box Nation

At 7:05am on August 1, 2012, Yellowbelly Flatt said…

Hi Lee,

welcome to the 'Nation' and to 'The Brits'. I hope that you enjoy your experience and that it is a help to you.

At 11:55am on March 13, 2012, Dan Sleep said…

Hi Lee, that pickup on the Queen B is just one of the standard cheap Chinese single coil pickups. it sounds fine to me, but I am not very picky. If I don't like the way it sounds, I just adjust my modelling amp to make it sound better.

 

But it works just fine. Since it is a CBG, I don't think folks should be expecting it to sound like a Les Paul with humbuckers in it. It sounds like what I think a CBG should sound like.  :-)

At 1:03pm on May 9, 2011, ChickenboneJohn said…
Welcome to the group...check out the Home Grown Music Collective for other Brit stuff and news on BoxStock, the UK Cigar Box Guitar Festival...not to be missed!!!
 
 
 

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation? How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources


Forum

Discussion: Toothpick Frets?

Started by Habanera Hal in Feature Articles. Last reply by Mark Miller Nov 17. 27 Replies

Your take on this bizarre guitar

Started by Infirmity Citrus President in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Vladimir Mazic Nov 16. 11 Replies

Build this Wooden Kick Drum Pedal

Started by Rose Ericson in Feature Articles. Last reply by Murray Wall Nov 12. 34 Replies

Latest Activity

Engblom posted discussions
3 hours ago
Uncle John commented on Randy S. Bretz's photo
Thumbnail

Butternut coverplate / tailpiece in the works

"Yup!   It shines and looks like metal.  Great stuff."
6 hours ago
Uncle John commented on Poorness Studios's video
Thumbnail

Cold Cold Heart (covered on dulcitar)

"I look for your Sunday posts every Sunday or Monday.   I like that inster munt. …"
6 hours ago
Uncle John commented on Cigar Box Nation's blog post Rest In Peace, Anonymous Pick. We Lost a Legend.
"Hey, Turtlehead and Slowpaw,  good to see you.  Pick got a lot of folks going here and he…"
6 hours ago
turtlehead commented on Cigar Box Nation's blog post Rest In Peace, Anonymous Pick. We Lost a Legend.
"Like a lot of people, pick was the first person who encouraged me when I signed up here. It meant a…"
9 hours ago
Pavel Danilov commented on Pavel Danilov's video
11 hours ago
Bernie Edwards commented on Randy S. Bretz's photo
11 hours ago
Bernie Edwards liked Randy S. Bretz's photo
11 hours ago
A.D.EKER replied to Engblom's discussion Making a Loud CBG
"Electricly ! i say Buy a BIG AMP ! acousticly ! i say use a Big Body ! the rest is up to You ! Good…"
11 hours ago
Taffy Evans commented on Randy S. Bretz's photo
18 hours ago
Taffy Evans liked Engblom's discussion Making a Loud CBG
19 hours ago
Randy S. Bretz posted a photo
20 hours ago

Music

© 2022   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

\uastyle>\ud/** Scrollup **/\ud.scrollup {\ud background: url("https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/963882636?profile=original") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;\ud bottom: 25px;\ud display: inline !important;\ud height: 40px;\ud opacity: 0.3 !important;\ud position: fixed;\ud right: 30px;\ud text-indent: -9999px;\ud width: 40px;\ud z-index: 999;\ud}\ud.scrollup:hover {\ud opacity:0.99!important;\ud}\ud \uascript type="text/javascript">\ud x$(document).ready(function(){\ud x$(window).scroll(function(){\ud if (x$(this).scrollTop() > 100) {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeIn();\ud } else {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeOut();\ud }\ud });\ud x$('.scrollup').click(function(){\ud x$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 600);\ud return false;\ud });\ud });\ud \ua!-- End Scroll Up -->