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Chad Taylor replied to Martin's discussion Drawings or pictures on the box in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Hey Martin, I won't repost them all here, but here's a link to my third build which has a hand drawn top. So far I've done some type of (hand drawn) art on every build I've completed except for No. 1. In the case of No.…"
Oct 22
Michael Fred Johnson replied to Martin's discussion Drawings or pictures on the box in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"This on is painted on with oils, the second is a photo, printed on plain paper and stuck on"
Oct 22
Martin replied to Martin's discussion Drawings or pictures on the box in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Hi guys, I found this  and I will try it on the box. It is called a transfermarker. I will post the picture when i am done.Thank you for your time and tips!!"
Oct 18
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Tim Arnsmeyer replied to Martin's discussion Drawings or pictures on the box in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"I have hear that some builders use old magazines covers. Remember, it’s your box and you can do whatever you want to. I’m always learning new things to do with cigar boxes."
Oct 15
Bill Saunders replied to Martin's discussion Drawings or pictures on the box in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
Oct 15
MadGomer replied to Martin's discussion Drawings or pictures on the box in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Martin, I haven't done it on a guitar yet, but I have transferred images to other projects using waxed paper and a laserjet printer. I've only done it in black and white, assume you could do it in color too. I carefully tape waxed paper to…"
Oct 15
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Drawings or pictures on the box

Hi everybody,I am thinking to make a drawing or glue a picture or something on the box.I have heard that some people glue a picture on the wood, but without the paper...they sort of "print" it on wood.Does anybody make drawings or print pictures on the box??All suggestions are welcome.Thanks brothers!!Regards MartinSee More
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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
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"You are welcome Martin! I hope you find some songs in there that inspire you to play and ones that are just plain fun."
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Martin left a comment for Doug Thorsvik
"Hi Doug, thank you so much for the songbook. Great stuff man!!! Cheers, Martin"
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At 10:01am on August 14, 2021, Doug Thorsvik said…

You are welcome Martin! I hope you find some songs in there that inspire you to play and ones that are just plain fun.

 
 
 

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