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Is there a way to remove tobacco smell from cigar boxes?

Started this discussion. Last reply by A.D.EKER Oct 7, 2022. 9 Replies

has anyone found a way to eliminate the lingering aroma from empty boxes?Continue

Your take on this bizarre guitar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vladimir Mazic Nov 16, 2022. 11 Replies

https://www.ebay.com/itm/255673279777I'm thinking it is more mandolin than guitar, and that it was built as a functional theater prop.Continue

The entirely hypothetical encylopedic CGB design and construction book - a long post

Started this discussion. Last reply by Doug Thorsvik Mar 20, 2023. 7 Replies

I just bought a box full of CGB building books, and I must say I'm disappointed. I taught electronics, computers, and networking. I am particular about training aids, and I have high expectations. I…Continue

Box thickness effect on sound

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Jul 31, 2022. 3 Replies

If a guy wanted to build a dog bowl resonator:Will a thick box produce a better tone than a thin box?Will a larger - 10.5 X 9 - box sound better than an 8 X 6?Is it better to attach the neck to the…Continue

 

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Infirmity Citrus President replied to Kevin Keating's discussion Cases for CBG's
"gunny is Marine for a Gunnery sergeant. R. Lee Ermey portrayed a Gunnery Sergeant in Full Metal Jacket. If I have to explain what a gunny sack is, I would have to explain the explanation."
Jun 10, 2023
Infirmity Citrus President replied to Kevin Keating's discussion Cases for CBG's
"whatever you use, cover it in a burlap bag. "he carried his guitar in a gunny sack..." which may have a whole 'nother meaning to a Marine."
Jun 10, 2023
Doug Thorsvik replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion The entirely hypothetical encylopedic CGB design and construction book - a long post
"I agree completely! I have done Intro to Cigar Box Guitars classes for the Seniors program at Spokane Community College and it was a learning experience each time."
Mar 20, 2023
John B Treutlein replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion The entirely hypothetical encylopedic CGB design and construction book - a long post
"I have found that once you know your subject good enough to teach it and begin instructing suddenly you start learning it really good,even discovering new things that escaped you before,things that aren’t in the manuals."
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Infirmity Citrus President replied to Engblom's discussion Neck though corner
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Infirmity Citrus President replied to Engblom's discussion Making a Loud CBG
"I wonder about the effect of back angle, depth of box, and internal volume it would be interesting to score a pile of identical drop in lid boxes and make one body with interchangeable lids. it would be interesting to experiment with a plain…"
Nov 18, 2022
Vladimir Mazic replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Your take on this bizarre guitar
Nov 16, 2022
A.D.EKER replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Is there a way to remove tobacco smell from cigar boxes?
"Just sprinkle some Parfum of choise on the inside ! repeat if wears off !! simple but verry effectif ! fluid works better then airosoles they tend to evaporate more quicly !!"
Oct 7, 2022
Carl Floyd replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Is there a way to remove tobacco smell from cigar boxes?
"I like the smell of some of the leftover cigar aromas. "
Oct 7, 2022
Taffy Evans replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Is there a way to remove tobacco smell from cigar boxes?
"Haha, I recon your cigar box would smell better than your amp, especially after it warms up. Taff"
Oct 5, 2022
kate korzekwa replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Is there a way to remove tobacco smell from cigar boxes?
"and I meant crumple the newspaper and fill the box — also works to get the smells out of plastic food containers —"
Oct 5, 2022
Infirmity Citrus President replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Is there a way to remove tobacco smell from cigar boxes?
"the weather here in New Mexico has been 85+ and sunshine since April. The rainy season just started. Figures. In a 90 year old farmhouse mouse poop is a much greater risk. I had to hardware screen my amplifiers after I vacuumed out the pack rat…"
Oct 5, 2022
Lappy replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Is there a way to remove tobacco smell from cigar boxes?
"Spread baking soda inside and close the box for a week or two. Exposure to direct sunlight also works but you run the risk of sparrows pooping in the box."
Oct 5, 2022
Taffy Evans replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Is there a way to remove tobacco smell from cigar boxes?
"Hi, how about keeping the lid closed? Haha. Only joking. What about leaving the box open and exposed to sunlight? Taff"
Oct 5, 2022
Lappy replied to Infirmity Citrus President's discussion Is there a way to remove tobacco smell from cigar boxes?
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