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String questions

I've built my first cbg and am useing Ernie Ball Earthwood 80/20 bronze guitar strings 42 gague, 30 gauge and 17 plain string. I can't play…

Started by Big Steve

13 May 10, 2009
Reply by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

Rubber Band Harp

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Started by Doc Oakroot

2 May 10, 2009
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Building a piezo buffer preamp

I had found several sites that had schematics for building small preamps that would work with a piezo transducer. I thought I understood t…

Started by Dan Sleep

2 May 7, 2009
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Man rolls a 142 foot long cigar...

It would take a helluva box for this baby... http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090507/ts_afp/lifestylehealthcubatobacco

Started by Dan Sleep

3 May 7, 2009
Reply by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

Microphones

I've got two microphones that I think might work for mounting in a CBG. One I took out of a disgarded cordless microphone, and the other is…

Started by Mark Werner

3 May 6, 2009
Reply by BLY

Warped lid on Cohiba Robusto box

I'm no woodworker... ok, so I'm building a CBG... Anyhow, I need some advice on straightening a lid making it flat again. I've laid a wet…

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

2 May 6, 2009
Reply by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

Are there any CBG players and builders out west other then Me?

I am looking to get a weekend gig going here out west. If anyone is insterested let me know. we'll see if we can pull it off.

Started by Larry McPheeters

5 May 5, 2009
Reply by Larry McPheeters

Add another new person to the list...

While looking up used electrics on eBay, I came across an odd sight... a Cigar Box Guitar! What in the world...? I had to find out what thi…

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

5 May 4, 2009
Reply by Paul Doug

24.5" fret scale on CigarBoxGuitars.com

Has anyone used the printable fret template from this site? Seemed like it would be really easy. Marked it on my neck and checked with a co…

Started by Jkevn

4 May 4, 2009
Reply by Ben

"Talking card" speaker as pickup. Thoughts?

Anyone experiment with the speaker element from those "talking cards". You know, the kind that play tunes and such when you open them. ~$5…

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

13 May 4, 2009
Reply by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

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