Keith Stanford
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CBG = Frets or no frets?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wade Aug 9, 2012. 17 Replies

Howdy folks,I am a complete newbie to 3-string CBG.If I need to be posting these BASIC questions elsewhere....please direct me to there. Why do I see some CBG with frets and some without?What are the…Continue


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At 10:14pm on September 27, 2015, Ukulele Ray said…

Thanks for your friendship, Keith! Honored to have you as my first friend on Cigar Box Nation!

At 6:49am on December 7, 2012, Michael Fred Johnson said…

This other one has a brass strip under the bridge that the ends of the strings contact

At 6:45am on December 7, 2012, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Keith,There is a hole in the end of the box under this tailpiece.The stripped end of a wire is wrapped around one of the fixing screws, taken through the hole and the other end soldered to the jack socket ground terminal

At 3:21pm on November 13, 2012, Larry Behle said…

Keith, I am not working on this project yet.  I have been collecting cigar boxes and I have a nice supply of exotic woods.  I ordered a copy of Cigar Box Guitars and it has not arrived yet.  I have been doing quite a bit of reading and doing some thinking on the project.  I want to build one for myself and then build for the servicemen.   Thanks. Larry

At 2:59pm on November 13, 2012, Larry Behle said…

Ken, I live in Sierra Vista and am just getting started in CBG's.  I do not own one, but am going to start building one or more.  If you are in S.V. give me a call at 317-650-6315 (Indiana Cell phone).  Thanks. Larry

At 1:21pm on August 7, 2012, Keni Lee Burgess said…

Thank you Keith for joining my group. Feel free to add to the discussions or ask questions. Please check out my instructional video CDs:

Enjoy your practice, Keni Lee


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