Stone Barnard
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New year with a new tune

Posted on January 10, 2011 at 10:40am 0 Comments

So I've been able to enjoy my holiday break and get back into shape before any serious work begins again. I've really enjoyed strumming my new toy. I practiced the simple one string scales that Shane presented in his instructional videos and got a good feel for the sound of my guitar. My wife loves to hear me just play around making up some tunes (I must say I've impressed myself) just playing intuitively. I think she is living her dreams of dating a musician as best she can, so yes a CBG…


CBG first time build - post #3

Posted on December 22, 2010 at 6:42am 2 Comments


Headed off to Home Depot to check out materials and supplies. Of the wood available there was the 3x1 and 2x1 poplar, 3x1 and 2x1 red oak. I will be using the poplar for my first build and red oak on my second 'proper' build. I then headed through the isles just looking at what was around and what I could incorporate into my build. I found some interesting things that I believe is what others might use, and if not I hope it is a working cheaper alternative.…


CBG first time build - post #2

Posted on December 21, 2010 at 6:30am 1 Comment

Went on ebay to find a nice body. Although I think a box 2" x 11" x 8" this Arturo Fuente will fit the bill. Perhaps I can source one from the local shop.

I also came across this…


CBG first time build - post #1

Posted on December 20, 2010 at 4:00am 0 Comments

Note: I realized after posting that the links will take you away from this page.


Hey there! This is the first post in a blog I will be keeping to document my first CBG build. As many of you reading this from Cigar Box Nation have been through this process many years ago I thought it would be fun to include you in my account of earning my 'strings'. (hahah.. strings, wings,that was good right?) Hopefully I can show other new comers that anybody can indeed build something that…


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At 12:26pm on February 19, 2011, David Davies said…
Hey Stone just wanted to say hey. hope all is well with you and your family... Dave
At 9:12am on January 15, 2011, David Davies said…
Hey stone how are you? Just put more car pics up on my page. check em out.... Dave
At 11:37am on January 11, 2011, David Davies said…
Thank you for your service
At 2:24am on December 25, 2010, Wichita Sam said…
thanks for friending me.... merry Christmas

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