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Gen. Robert E Lee Toro

I am looking for the inside box art to make a cbg with. Here is what it looks like If anyone could upload this pic I would be very grateful…

Started by Jimbo Cawthron

3 Dec 31, 2009
Reply by Roger Martin

Colonial Harpsichord and Violin

old school instrument making - plenty tips to be had here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjByJMwOMcc&feature=PlayList&p=52577551C1

Started by c# merle

1 Dec 30, 2009
Reply by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

I have noticed recently,,,,,

That some us us builders names seem to pop up in different parts of the country, which I think is a good thing. However it seems to me that…

Started by Roger Martin

5 Dec 28, 2009
Reply by Ricky Martin


hey guys could i use a viola as a lap slide mick

Started by michael greene

1 Dec 27, 2009
Reply by Red Vaughan

Forum Discussion 'Following' test

All, This discussion is to test to see if there is a bug in the Following/Stop Following feature. Please post something (doesn't matter, ke…

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

13 Dec 24, 2009
Reply by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

There once was a man from Nantucket...

Ok, so lets not go completely there. But Lets do some CBG limericks. Come'on. You know you wanna. I'll start one and ya'll finish it. Then…

Started by Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates

8 Dec 23, 2009
Reply by Roger Morin

I'm not dead yet...

Just a quick update to all my buddies out there. Some of you may have noticed that I've been a little MIA for the last couple of months. J…

Started by Josh Gayou (SmokehouseGuitars)

4 Dec 22, 2009
Reply by Joker

What kind of builder are you?

What kind of builder are you, and did you get more patience as time went on? Are you the "Man I want this CBG done so I can rock out so I…

Started by Jerryrig240

12 Dec 18, 2009
Reply by Braille

Our CBG's made it on TV !!!

WKYC TV-3 here in Cleveland heard about 2 guys who make guitars out of cigar boxes.... Called us to come down and do a demo.... Did it this…

Started by Ed Strauss

7 Dec 18, 2009
Reply by Tim Fontaine


Thanks for all the positive feedback!! I guess I'll keep making more of these babies. Actually have 3 more that will be finished in a day o…

Started by Uncle Pauly

3 Dec 11, 2009
Reply by Wichita Sam


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