Shawn McConnaughay Sr
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  • Dixon, IL
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
How many instruments have you built so far?
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
There is always a way to play music no matter where I am at as long as there is a smoke shop, lumber yard, and some creativity flowing through me.

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Sound holes

Posted on January 23, 2018 at 8:58pm 9 Comments

Do sound holes on an electrified cigar box guitar really make a difference in how it sounds, or is it just for looks?


Posted on September 25, 2017 at 6:30am 3 Comments

Does anybody know of any Cbc festivals in IL? Need to get together with like minded people.

Create with no excuses.

Posted on September 23, 2017 at 4:27pm 0 Comments

I honor those who can build fancy instruments.I give more encouragement to others like myself who create a instrument and work hard to make it sound good with the limited materials they have. Then pass it on to others. The gift of music lasts a lifetime.

To enthusiastic

Posted on September 13, 2017 at 5:25pm 1 Comment

Even though I have been building these instruments for a while, I still get excited every time I plug one in for the first time and here it come alive.

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At 10:52am on March 14, 2018, James O Lunsford said…

Hi Shawn thanks for the friend request glad to might you good luck on your cruise

At 7:09am on January 24, 2018, Shawn McConnaughay Sr said…
Going on a cruise leaving from New Orleans this weekend. Going to be playing with some great musicians. This year I am going to be doing a lot on my Cigar Box Guitar. Last year no one had anything like it. We are raising money for kids to reach their musical dreams.what better to do it with than a Cigar Box Guitar.
At 6:20am on November 28, 2017, Jimmy Parks said…

New to building. Need all the friends I can get to ask for help when I get stumped.

At 9:53am on September 15, 2017, Uncle John said…

Shawn, I am glad to have you for a CBN friend.  Do you know Glenn Kaiser?  I would count myself as a fan of his.

At 11:22pm on September 13, 2017, Dave Lynas said…
Glad to be your friend Shawn. Thanks, Dave
At 2:58am on September 13, 2017, Glenn Kaiser said…

Sweet pic of the bike club as well. GKB just played in Rome and another Italian town a couple months back. Enjoy and keep posting them pics, fun to see your builds bro.! -Glenn


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