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"I got it through c b Gitty it took me a while to build it before I could even use it but that it self was fun to do to it works good as far as I can tell I know it made it a lot easier for me to cut the fret slots "
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"Thank you very much for the info on the frets and sound holes it’s got a good sound to it and it seams easy to fret the strings it don’t take much to get them to make a cord and I’m already thinking about building another one "
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"I have never used one but it looks like it should work great. I use a StewMac fret saw and hold it against a square to start the cut. Where did u get this jig? I may have to invest in one."
Jul 2, 2020
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"Nice looking build, that' a good sized box and should sound good. The string height (action) is a personal preference. If u think its too low just put a shim under your bridge. The sound hole location really doesn't matter. Some people…"
Jul 2, 2020
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Trying out my dulculele

"That’s sounded great "
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My first cbg

Well I finally got my first cbg done I made it for my sister and sense I have not yet been able to play a tune on it I plan on taking it to a friend of mines shop tomorrow and see what he thinks my brother cane out to the barn to see what I was getting done and he ended up giving me a hand now he’s finding it interesting that a cigar box can sound so clean See More
Jul 2, 2020
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This is my first c b g neck I used a spoke knife to shape it and took a torch to it then stained it with walnut stain and then used golden oak stain on the fret board I hope I got the holes drilled right for the tuning machines now I need to learn…
Jun 5, 2020
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"I’m working on building my first c b g this has been fun"
Jun 5, 2020
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How good can it sound unplugged?

Share experience, tips & tricks that have produced the best acoustic unplugged sound in your cigar box instruments. This applies to commercial or self made boxes.See More
Jun 2, 2020
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Joe commented on Skeesix's group Skeesix CBG Pickups
"Thank you I had no idea how to do it I just knew what I wanted to do "
May 14, 2020
Joe commented on Skeesix's group Skeesix CBG Pickups
"Is there a type of pickup that would give the old sound that the old bluegrass and delta blues have I’d like to reproduce that sound if it’s possible "
May 13, 2020

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Shane Speal s videos
How many instruments have you built so far?
None
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The history of it and the idea that it’s tuned the same as a dulcimer

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My first cbg

Posted on July 2, 2020 at 7:45pm 0 Comments

Well I finally got my first cbg done I made it for my sister and sense I have not yet been able to play a tune on it I plan on taking it to a friend of mines shop tomorrow and see what he thinks my brother cane out to the barn to see what I was getting done and he ended up giving me a hand now he’s finding it interesting that a cigar box can sound so clean 

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At 2:52pm on May 7, 2020, BrianQ. said…

Welcome, check out the Resources tab & join some groups located in the Posts tab? Here’s how to build one, let’s see what happens?  :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmzvfyOizV8

 
 
 

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