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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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White Neck

"Bueno!   Mi gusto."
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"Lookin’ good Warren! Glad to see you are back in action on the building front. Seems like there is always an issue or two to deal with on every build. Something to hone those problem solving skills."
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"You have definitely been upping your picking game Warren! Sounding great."
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White Neck

First scratch project since moving to NM. 24 inch scale GDG. Tail is a trimmed leaf from a veggie steamer. Bridge is a chopstick holder (4 for a buck). Got a wicked buzz when I first assembled it. Turned the bridge on its other side so that it was a…
Sep 17
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Little Uke

"It all ties together nicely Ghostbuttons! A uke with real personality."
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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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"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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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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