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jan Pili commented on Gerrit Klaassen's photo
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1921 Portuguese "reconstruction" homemade 4 string guitar

"super cool! what type of rope is that, and does it work as frets?"
Dec 24, 2021
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Dec 24, 2021
jan Pili commented on Cigar Box Nation's group How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar
"hey quick question, what strings and tuning should I use to play jazz chords? both for 3 and 4 string instruments. also, where would I find chord tabs for jazz chords? any help is appreciated."
Nov 23, 2021
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How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

Playing tips and secrets. Tunings. Primal music theory.See More
Nov 23, 2021
jan Pili commented on Cigar Box Nation's group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"ok. Thank you for the help!"
Nov 17, 2021
jan Pili commented on Cigar Box Nation's group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"can Danish Oil be used as a finish?"
Nov 17, 2021
jan Pili liked imsotall's discussion CBG Hip Hop Tab
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CBG Tabs

So you built your CBG and now you need something to play on it, right? Well, if you're not completely musically inclined or can't read traditional music, tabs are your answer. If you're like me, you read tabs and sometimes make them. Paste'em here.
Oct 30, 2021
jan Pili commented on Ghostbuttons's blog post CBGer’s Lament
"I felt that. "
Oct 30, 2021
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jan Pili commented on Cigar Box Nation's group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"oh, ok."
Oct 21, 2021
jan Pili commented on Cigar Box Nation's group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"hello! Guitar building question, do I measure the frets from the center of the groove I cut for the nut, or the edge? the CBG I have finished works and tunes up, but I think the frets are placed incorrectly."
Oct 21, 2021
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Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.Keep in mind that new builders can find other great informative articles on CBG building, as well as most of the parts you'll need, over at C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply!See More
Oct 21, 2021
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swamp witch steamworks 5

"wow, these are really cool. I was (and am) looking forward to starting a company similar to this in the future!"
Oct 21, 2021

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
From reading Making Poor Man's Guitars.
How many instruments have you built so far?
1
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The ease of building beautiful instruments.

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At 1:00pm on October 18, 2021, BrianQ. said…

Welcome, check out the Resources tab for build info and join some groups located in the Posts tab? Forum is for questions and Blog posts are for sharing your build processes? Site has a glitch, here’s the trick:

 
 
 

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Roll & Tumble Blues

"its still one of your best that Black& White Ohio Plate LPG, Some fine thumb picking !!"
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Surf Chugger

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"thanks UJ ,we put so much out there we tend to forget whats all water under the bridge!!"
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"Thanks ambrose ! appriciated !"
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"thank you Doug ,glad you liked it ,its a golden oldy believe the box is more then a 100 years came…"
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Roll & Tumble Blues

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