Richard Murrell
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Have you made an oil can guitar?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Oct 13, 2019. 4 Replies

Have you made an electric oil can guitar?If so I'd love to hear what method you used, whether you wooded it out etcPhotos of it during construction would be great!Continue

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Richard Murrell commented on 3 String Blues's group Homemade Guitars
"Andy Stone: I want to do something very similar to your oil can guitar, but I've been scratching my head about how to cut and construct it. Can you give us any idea how you went about it?"
Jun 6, 2020
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"It don't mean a thang, if it ain't got that clang!!!"We're discussing homemade dobro ideas.  From dog bowls to paint can lids and whatever else you can dream up...we wanna see it!  What do you use on your cigar box guitars to get that metal sound?  Do you have a technique that projects sound like a dobro? Let's hear it!  See More
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Paul Craig replied to Richard Murrell's discussion Have you made an oil can guitar?
"I made one a couple years ago and thought I posted a thread about it, can't find it. I do have pics of the build process if your interested. Here's a link to a build thread I posted on the TDPRI Guitar Forum if that…"
Oct 13, 2019
Road Rash Roy replied to Richard Murrell's discussion Have you made an oil can guitar?
"Mine started off as a banjo build.  I followed a youtube video by rpeek called "how to make a gas can banjo".   But I didn't have an old banjo neck (as is suggested in the videos) so I used a 1x2 cbg neck.  And...that…"
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Oil Can Guitars

This is the group for homemade instruments that venture out from the standard cigar box guitar.Post photos of your oil can guitars, broomstick banjos and just whatever you are working on in your shop.We want to see it!See More
Oct 4, 2019
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Gulf oil can guitar

"Very nice!  Got any pics of the build process?"
Oct 4, 2019
BrianQ. replied to Richard Murrell's discussion Have you made an oil can guitar?
"This may be a good place to look? Also try the Search box way up top, you may get lucky. https://cigarboxnation.com/group/oilcanguitars"
Oct 2, 2019
Richard Murrell posted a discussion

Have you made an oil can guitar?

Have you made an electric oil can guitar?If so I'd love to hear what method you used, whether you wooded it out etcPhotos of it during construction would be great!See More
Oct 2, 2019
Richard Murrell replied to Bruce Young's discussion Headless three string building and playing. What I learned.
"Very nicely executed!  However, I have one question: what's it like getting the strings into the hiidden away tuners?"
Jun 11, 2019

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Shane Speale videos
How many instruments have you built so far?
1
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here (at least one sentence long), your membership may be rejected as a spam/bot fake account).
I love the principle of making music on low cost instruments

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At 9:22am on November 21, 2018, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation,Richard

 
 
 

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