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Cigar Box Guitar Calendars are HERE!

CIGAR BOX GUITAR CALENDARS ARE HERE! I organized putting together a CBG calendar for the folks on the CBG Builders Yahoo group. I ordered…

Started by Matte Resist

9 Jan 22, 2009
Reply by Stacy Puckett & the One Man Poverty Band

Newbie - seeking best parts supplier

In the spirit of CBG building where anything goes I built my first guitar more or less with 1 x2 neck, the box and some wood working skills…

Started by Peter Sykes

5 Jan 21, 2009
Reply by Kevin

CBG meet in Shreveport, Louisiana Would You Come?

I see a lot of CBG shows going on in all kinds of places. So, I figure maybe it's time to have one in Leadbelly's old stompin' grounds. Any…

Started by Gary Krepak- Sole Food Diddley Works

2 Jan 15, 2009
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cutting Soundhole diameters

is there a tool i can make to cut diff dia sound holes I'd like to use the dremel tool . any ideas thanks lenny

Started by lenny purnell

5 Jan 14, 2009
Reply by lenny purnell

Just me showing off a little

I posted some songs that the proud new owner of one of my guitars sent me. The performer doesn't really use any effects when playing; he ju…

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars)

1 Jan 8, 2009
Reply by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars)

Newbie-made a tabacco tin guitar

Hi all i'm new to this brilliant world and made a tabacco tin 3 string for my son but would love to make a cigar box type guitar and more s…

Started by mick_882

4 Jan 6, 2009
Reply by Willardj

Help Need to find 1/4 inch maple

Does anyone know where online I can buy some 1/4 thick maple .I need it for fingerboard. I had a place but I've lost the site name. Thanks…

Started by lenny purnell

12 Jan 4, 2009
Reply by lenny purnell

Technical: How to Post to a Chat???

Well, this oughtta be an easy one but I've been over to the chat room and tried to add a post but I can't find what to click on to get that…

Started by Sidewalk Bob

3 Jan 4, 2009
Reply by Sidewalk Bob

soundhole covers?

Hey, kinda new member here. wondering if anyone has any good ideas for soundhole covers, or something to dress em' up. I have a couple lath…

Started by kendallcustoms

4 Jan 3, 2009
Reply by kendallcustoms

South African oil can guitar

Check out the YouTube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwQVtO0epeM&feature=related There's a couple of these; nice sounding and…

Started by Mark Werner

0 Jan 2, 2009

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