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At 6:23pm on September 7, 2020, Lappy said…

Thanks Brian

At 5:57pm on August 28, 2020, Liza Nicklin said…

Hi Brian, many thanks for the encouragement. I'm happy to be here! Would you believe that about 10 days ago, I'd never heard of CBGs - I had no idea!!! It was instant love and I set out learning as much as I can. Within a couple of days I bought some tools, some boxes etc and set to work right away walking my way through my first one! It's been an exciting week! Thank you for sharing some names for me to explore.

At 6:04am on August 21, 2020, A.D.EKER said…

here you Go ! dont miss use it now ! GREEtszz AD

At 9:16pm on August 5, 2020, Wilda Connell said…

Thank you for the nice welcome!

At 6:56pm on May 22, 2020, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Sorry Brian talking rubbish, was thinking about the copper 4 string, that is 650 tuned gdg

At 6:30pm on May 22, 2020, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Hi Brian.

The scale length is 650 tuned cgcg.

The timber came from a demolished conservatory, they were replacing it with a plastic one. It pays to get to know local builders. Not sure what the wood is , some mahogany substitute.Finished with Danish oil.

My wife bought a few of those printed metal plates thinking they would make interesting guitar fronts.

At 4:50pm on May 20, 2020, Bruno said…

Thanks for the welcome BrianQ!  I certainly do intend on making the most of the whole site... Thanks again

At 10:02am on May 4, 2020, A.D.EKER said…

Hi ! i have looked on Youtube nothing there,that i can find, on the contest, i know i did not win but i was just qurious who did ? whit what build just to see , what the Jury selected ! thanks in advance for the update ,i dont have Facebook!! you say there are gone be more anousments? 

At 7:27pm on March 24, 2020, kevin douglas said…

Thanks Bryan,I am in the early stages of planning and building a mandolin,I have the wood the tools and plenty of time.

best wishes


At 12:39pm on December 23, 2019, Stephen A Aquila said…

Hi Brian and Thanks for the post. I have one on the workbench and getting the feel for designing on the fly, so far I love it.

This is a rough cut of my back access panel 

At 12:31pm on December 17, 2019, Dan Whitepath said…

Thanks Brian.  I am looking forward to making good use of that resources tab and learning lots of new stuff here.  

At 12:32am on December 5, 2019, gary miller said…

thanks  i have attempted to learn conventional guitar over the years but never truly got it. so i am  not a guitar player. but, i have already learned to play "wild thing on the cigar box. pretty cool, small steps. but steps none the less. thanks again for the add. gary

At 10:06am on December 3, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks for the like on the Poster Brian ! Appriciated !

At 10:40pm on November 27, 2019, Edward McCarthy said…

Thanks much for the warm welcome!

I'm pretty new to the whole CBG thing. My first "build" was literally a kit I only had to wire it up. Currently, I'm learning to play this thing.

In addition, I'm collecting items now for my first scratch build. I've been online searching for ideas because I love building stuff.

My wife is wondering why I'm so giddy look on the old inter-web, Then she looks at the websites I'm checking out, thinking I might be look at scantly clad women. Then she says, cigar boxes? Really? Shakes her head and walks away.

Anyway, I really digging this. I see how this can become an addiction from so many angles.  Looking forward to building and playing!

At 1:26pm on November 18, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Started fretting to day! but still needs a bunch a work to get it right, inlay fretmarkers,a fjew more layers of lacker ,skrewing it all together, and most inportend  stringing it up ! thanks for the like !

At 1:21pm on November 18, 2019, Norma Griner said…

Thank you so much,  I can't wait to get home and go through the list.  I have had the box for several years and just refound it this past weekend.  The receipts are such a treasure in our family.  But every time I see the box, we live in Georgia, it adds a chapter to his story.  

At 1:18pm on November 16, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks BQ still wonder why i never done it before ,had the plate before only a quarter in size ,this one is even globe shaped

At 11:52am on November 15, 2019, Peter Answer said…

Thanks BrianQ. I am looking forward to learning from the community.

At 1:04pm on November 14, 2019, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks for your kind comments there Brian@ appriciated, i know your your own man! stay that way! im past those days i think was in jail one time to many for illigal plastering posters & graffity ,but it whoed do real nice in a screen print your right ! and now and then you got to blow out the dust ! be reading you !auuu on fire !! allmost shaved it yesterday, but changed my mind in time! greeeeettsszzz A.D.

At 11:25am on November 13, 2019, John-e-Mac said…

Thanks, Brian.  I am looking forward to interact and see what everyone is up to.  I am new to Cigar Box Guitars and am about 1/4 of the way done with my first attempt at building my own.


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