Tom Hoglund
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Jan 11
Tom Hoglund replied to Cigar Box Nation's discussion 2021 Throwback Holiday Build-Off Contest!
"My Grandfather's fiddle I built this imagining what my great grandfather might have built for my grandfather 100 years ago. Great grandfather emigrated from Sweden in the early 1900's. The family arrived through the port of Duluth,…"
Nov 24, 2021
Tom Hoglund replied to Cigar Box Nation's discussion 2021 Throwback Holiday Build-Off Contest!
"I built a Christmas present for Shane Speal's grandfather In 1900, Mr. J. A. Mandours, owner of several hotels, opened the Mandours cigar company in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. Shenandoah is in the anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania and so…"
Nov 24, 2021
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Trunk Bass

"Very cool - some info on how you built it would be really interesting."
Aug 13, 2021
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Aug 13, 2021
Tom Hoglund commented on JUJU's group Post Your Favorite Special Tools: DIY or Store Bought
"I needed an aid in getting consistent alignment when installing fretboard side dots.  Used a spare mandolin bridge cover (any piece of metal with a right angle will do) and drilled three holes for where to position dots for ukulele, CBG or…"
Mar 26, 2021
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Post Your Favorite Special Tools: DIY or Store Bought

Hi Y'all,Every cigar box guitar builder eventually makes their own unique setup in order to make things easier or make the guitars better.  Let's see your favorite tools and jigs, whether homemade or store bought.  We're especially looking for DIY ideas! So what's your special tools?See More
Mar 26, 2021
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BANJO BUILD-OFF

"Highest 9s from me.  Tin, build and strap. "
Sep 15, 2020
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BANJO BUILD-OFF

"That is a stunning 10. And the strap, just adds to the build,."
Sep 15, 2020
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BANJO BUILD-OFF

BANJO BUILD-OFF - here is a Banjo I made from a Sunshine Biscuit tin commemorating the landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock. Custom bracing inside the tin. Mandolin tailpiece. Hardest part was slowly hand shaping a bridge that followed the…
Sep 15, 2020
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How to Play "Bad to the Bone" for Guinness World Record

"Anybody doing a Skype hookup to increase the numbers of people for the record? I'd dial in! Will the Guinness people accept it? What time? Shane if you want to try it, I can send out a link for the Skype"
Aug 21, 2019

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
from CB Gitty
How many instruments have you built so far?
3
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
working with my hands and putting my soul into it.

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At 5:06pm on February 11, 2019, BrianQ. said…

Welcome to the nation Tom, lots of info here

 
 
 

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Had to replace the piezo cable with a piezo rod. Bad cable!
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