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Reg Seward replied to Douglas Allen Laffin's discussion Frettin' and stainin' in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
Aug 2
Reg Seward commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Hello....  I am over here at the moment, I was there a short time ago, but my legs got all achy, So I moved, but yes, I am out here in the U.K., about as Far East as you can get before the feet get wet.....!!!!!"
Mar 25, 2021
Reg Seward commented on Chris Wharton's video
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Dovetails CBG

"Well, that seems to pass muster with flying colours, excellent job....!!!"
Nov 21, 2019
Reg Seward commented on Morgan L. Scoggins's blog post Hello from new member
"Hi, The three string thing, do you play it in the conventional manner, or do you use slide...?????"
Nov 18, 2019
Reg Seward replied to Chris Wharton's discussion Joinery suggestions for hand-made boxes in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Excellent job indeed. A very professional job to be fair....."
Nov 18, 2019
Reg Seward replied to rick schoen's discussion Connecting a guitar jack? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I do not know either, but I am sure glad you ain't in Bomb Disposal.....!!!!  Lol"
Nov 17, 2019
Reg Seward replied to Chris Wharton's discussion Joinery suggestions for hand-made boxes in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"That is more or less how I do mine, much like making a drawer box. You use rubber, I use masking tape. The sides can be planed to unequal heights, the ends different as a result, and the final result is quite easy on the eye.....  Braced in the…"
Nov 7, 2019
Reg Seward replied to Chris Wharton's discussion Joinery suggestions for hand-made boxes in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"To put forth my six pennyworth, I have made three 'box' guitars, a few years back now, but all were three string. I had no idea where I was coming from at all, just an idea....   I planed up at great effort, bevels on all corners,…"
Nov 6, 2019
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Oct 28, 2019
Reg Seward commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Ironically this very afternoon, I picked up two biscuit tins of uncertain vintage, but with a rustyish patina to die for. They are earmarked for later development now....!!!!"
Oct 28, 2019
Reg Seward commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Well, there you go. Britain, the nation of inanity....!!!   They do make exceedingly good Cigar Box Guitars though...!!! (Old quote from Kipling..)"
Oct 27, 2019
Reg Seward commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"Swipe me, Jaffa Cakes, I had forgotten them. Were they not the subject of a controversy over whether or not they could be classed as a biscuit, or actually a cake...???   Something to do with different taxation or something.... pathetic…"
Oct 26, 2019
Reg Seward commented on smojo's group The Brits are coming
"There is a Terry's tin on Ebay at the moment for a tenner...!!!"
Oct 21, 2019
Reg Seward replied to Dickie's discussion 2 string cbg in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Hi,  I had the same dilemma when I began making. I had an old guitar neck already first time, but it was way too wide. I chose not to actually finger the strings i.e. chords etc, but instead to use a slide. I reduced the width of the neck quite…"
Sep 1, 2019

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Boxstock 2018, plus others
How many instruments have you built so far?
15. Five more on the boil now
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I have played drums, percussion, guitars for years in various bands, but always felt a tad disjointed playing named brand stuff. I am a practical guy with time on my hands, and a penchant for wood.....

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At 2:17pm on March 30, 2018, Thomas Parr said…

Thank you kindly for your quick response. Now all I have to do is learn to play the darn thing.

 
 
 

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