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Started this discussion. Last reply by Rose Ericson Sep 25, 2019. 6 Replies

I’m a pretty primitive builder as far as it goes. Frets made of super glued toothpicks, string of several gauges of fishing line.  I don’t do it because I’m good at it, I do it because it is fun. I…Continue

 

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Little Uke

"It all ties together nicely Ghostbuttons! A uke with real personality."
Apr 30
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Little Uke

"THNX Poorness Studios and Uncle John.  I usually have those multiple moments of stupidity, but on this one they seemed to have avoided me. I have a friend in mind for this one."
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Little Uke

"That is cute as heck.  Well done too.  Great use of that small box, great proportions, nice match of wood tones.   And not many use frets lower than you have them.   "
Apr 25
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Little Uke

15 inch scale, small box, skeleton key bridge. Mellow and quiet.
Apr 24
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That is some typo

"safe carcinogens!"
Mar 21
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That is some typo

"I got a pack of matches once that said  " PLEASE USE CATION BEFORE STRIKING CHILDREN" "
Mar 21
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That is some typo

"Proofreader was out to lunch? "
Mar 20
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That is some typo

On a box I got last night. It really changes the meaning.
Mar 20
Ghostbuttons replied to Jerryrig240's discussion Tooth pick frets and bridge building
Mar 16
jan Pili commented on Ghostbuttons's blog post CBGer’s Lament
"I felt that. "
Oct 30, 2021
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Saw notice for local meeting. Attended. Members directed me to CBN
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2 many
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
It’s a chance to get to know the challenge of making an instrument and understanding the process of making music with the occasional success

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CBGer’s Lament

Posted on October 3, 2021 at 12:11am 1 Comment

I went to the Beer store and what did I see?

Three Padron boxes—just looking at me.

I jumped and yelled, surprised at my luck.

They cost me each fifty cents and a buck.

I took them home and looked at them all,

And pondered what to do with my…

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