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Free Cigar Box Tablature Library

Did you know there is a fast-growing collection of FREE tablature for 3-string cigar box guitars over at CBN's sister site www.CigarBoxGuit

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digital tuner

My small digital tuner has options C, G, B, V, U and numerical 430-450 My son says to tune it at C 440 Does this sound correct? Thanks

Started by Brent Kasl

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Bob Dylan's 'Knocking on Heaven's Door'.

Standard G,D.G tuning. Four chord song. Same progression for both verse and chorus. 0...........2........2........0........2........5......…

Started by Cause the Blue rat

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Favorite video tutorial series?

Thinking about getting the Justin Johnson video series on 3-string guitar as he was the one that got me into CBGs but I was curious what CB…

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The first sale

So, my girlfriend was planning for the village wide yard sale and told me I should bring my guitars over and try to sell them. Well you wou…

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How to get better at playing a 3 string Slide guitar?

The key question here is, what do I need to practice or learn to get better at playing my 3 string, slide guitar(s)?   Here is a little bac…

Started by E Wilson

13 Sep 15
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Kids

For the past month I've been working on my fourth and fifth guitars. I've been making them for my daughters. They are young but enthusiasti…

Started by Christopher

2 Sep 13
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Slides. Unable to try before buy, what to choose?

Looking to buy a slide for a 4 string CBG. Not sure if I will be using it on pinky or ring finger. I'll probably have to get a few to try o…

Started by Eliah Holiday

37 Sep 11
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Fret size

So I've made five cbgs so far and I'm really wanting to try frets on my next build. I still want to be able to play slide with the frets so…

Started by Christopher

2 Sep 11
Reply by Jerry Jordan

pickups

What kind of magnetic pickup should I use, if any, to be able to get clean tones out of my little 1 - 3w cb amps?

Started by Joe Williams

20 Sep 10
Reply by Paul Craig

Custom inlays

I’m starting a build for my brother in law and could use some help. He is ex Army Calvary and a Purple Heart recipient from injuries sustai…

Started by Hubert

2 Sep 6
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