Cliff Whitefoot
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  • Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire
  • United Kingdom
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Cliff Whitefoot replied to Habanera Hal's discussion Discussion: Toothpick Frets?
"Those spongey nail polishing doohickeys are amazing and as BrianQ has said they are so much more forgiving than a Block and files. If you look carefully for them you can find various grades of “grit” . I have to say they saved the day on…"
Jul 23
Cliff Whitefoot liked Habanera Hal's discussion Discussion: Toothpick Frets?
Jul 23
Cliff Whitefoot liked Boris Timofeenko's discussion My first Diddley-Bow!
Jun 22
Cliff Whitefoot liked BrianQ.'s discussion Diddley Bow Tabs
Jun 22
Cliff Whitefoot joined Diane in Chicago's group
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Cigar Box Fiddles - Plans, ideas, tips & more

Idea trading post for bowed instruments. Share photos and tips of fiddles and whatnot that you've built, acquired or seen.See More
Jun 21
Cliff Whitefoot joined Cigar Box Nation's group
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Diddley Bows and Other Primitives

A place to discuss one-string diddley bows, washtub basses, washboards and any other primitive instrument that may fall outside the Cigar Box realm.
Jun 21
Cliff Whitefoot joined Cigar Box Nation's group
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How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

Playing tips and secrets. Tunings. Primal music theory.See More
Jun 21
Cliff Whitefoot joined Wade's group
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Low Budget Land

Cigar box guitar builders are a creative and resourceful bunch. Share ideas for CBG materials and supplies that are free, nearly free, or recycled.
Jun 21
Cliff Whitefoot joined John Sims's group
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Secrets of the CBG Underground

Tips, Tricks of the Trade and Secrets that (almost) no one is supposed to know about...Tell us your secrets!See More
Jun 21
Cliff Whitefoot joined Randy S. Bretz's group
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DULCIWORLD: Dulcimers & Strummers

This group is opened to everyone that builds, plays or just likes the sound of a dulcimer. Both the strum and lap types, it`s all in the fretting.See More
Jun 21
Cliff Whitefoot joined Will Carter's group
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Cigar Box Basses

Where the lords of the lower frequencies dwell!!!
Jun 21
Cliff Whitefoot joined Ben's group
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Scale Lengths, etc.

This group is designed as a resource for all things related to scale lengths, string gauges, etc.
Jun 21
Cliff Whitefoot joined Mark Bliss's group
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Intermediate building tips and tricks forum

This forum is for sharing general building information that falls between "CBG building 101" and "Super advanced building"
Jun 21
Cliff Whitefoot joined j bone's group
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Hand built and custom microphones

thought about how i was using modern mics and effects, mainly distortion and reverb, to record with and it seemed the next step to me was hand built microphones to record with -  See More
Jun 21
Cliff Whitefoot joined Diane in Chicago's group
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Can Jo Consortium

The simplest little resonator instrument of all. Please add links to plans, photos of your canjos and ideas you've found that make the most of this diminutive instrument.(The image is a temporary placeholder, I'll replace it any day now!)See More
Jun 21
Cliff Whitefoot joined Cigar Box Nation's group
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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
Jun 21

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Browsing YouTube
How many instruments have you built so far?
5
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The ability for an old fool bassist to learn something new and to be able to make something that is to my specification and not one of the big guitar manufacturers.

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At 11:33am on May 24, 2021, Stella Abud said…

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At 12:42pm on April 5, 2021, BrianQ. said…

Welcome, check out the Resources tab and join some groups located in the Posts tab?

 
 
 

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Skiffle cigar box guitar

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Only took 2 1/2 years!22.5 scale 12 fret. Flame Malpe neck Maple back and sides. Spruce top. jumbo…
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2 string Banjo for Gitty's Throwback build contest.

"Thanks, Doug!   It will make a pretty cool and playable wall hanger."
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CB Gitty Throwback Holiday Build Contest Entry.

"Ha!  Thanks, AGP.   There are a bunch of great looking entries.  I was trying…"
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Xmas Scam ;-D

"Wow, that must have been a heartbreaker AGP!!!"
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2 string Banjo for Gitty's Throwback build contest.

"It’s definitely got that vintage look Uncle John! Pretty cool tin to work with."
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