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Buskers Ball Event coming to Oxford, MS

Oxford, Miss. -- Folk, blues and roots music has always had a home in Oxford, Ms. Celebrated amongst these musical traditions is the busker…

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1 Mar 11, 2009
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On Stage again....

My kid (38 years old...) volunteered to provide part of the entertainment at a local "CON" here the first week in April. Feeling that his o…

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1 Mar 10, 2009
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3 pole bass pickups?

anyone ever tried these for their CBG? how they sound? any clips? Thanks in advance.

Started by Blind Lightnin

0 Mar 9, 2009

CBG Parts/Tools Checklist

Hey all. This is a great site and I just discovered it. I found it listed about page 5 or 6 in a Yahoo search. But this is by far and long…

Started by Jake

1 Mar 9, 2009
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I need help

I am completing my 1st CBG. Iam having trouble finding affordable tuner knobs. I am trying to keep my cost as low as possible. Does anyone…

Started by Monte

12 Mar 8, 2009
Reply by Wade

Makeshift Pickup

Hello I have a question, I have taken apart an old quarter size electricbass guitar, and waswondering if icould use the pick up on my CGB.…

Started by Sloth King

3 Mar 1, 2009
Reply by Roger Martin

Neck construction

Hi! I recently built two cbg´s and just started on my third. On my first two I let the lid of the box lay flush against the neck (the part…

Started by berlina

4 Feb 26, 2009
Reply by Bluesdog

Frustrations...

I see all sorts of wonderful ideas here on CBN, but when I try to find the needed bits.... One member had made nice-looking frets from bra…

Started by Mark Werner

1 Feb 25, 2009
Reply by Wichita Sam

Wood Veneer for LASER Printers!

I'm please to announce that I am making available to the public real wood veneer that you can print on using a standard laser printer! I've…

Started by Dennis Brooker

4 Feb 19, 2009
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"Songs Inside The Box" in Macon Film & Video Festival

"Songs Inside The Box," the cigar box guitar documentary has been selected for screening in the Macon Film and Video Festival which runs fr…

Started by Max Shores

2 Feb 18, 2009
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