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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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CIGAR BOX NATION 2018 CHRISTMAS ALBUM SUBMISSIONS PAGE

CHRISTMAS 2018 will be here before we know it ! For any of the new folks here on the Nation every Christmas we compile a FREE DOWNLOAD AL…

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To fret or not to fret

I usually make my necks without any fret locators at all. I mark out the 3-5-7- & 12 on the edge of the neck and use a slide.  My quest…

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In Body spring reverb effect

Greetings all, I'm working on another build with dual springs along the thru body neck inside the box for reverb effect.  My last build did…

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mongolian band

just found this band on youtube, check out their instrument's, pretty funky, https://youtu.be/v4xZUr0BEfE?t=2

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Number of frets to use?

I am making a guitar for a friend form a 1930s tin they have supplied, and I do not want to cut into the top and spoil it, the tin is 12 in…

Started by David Bowes

2 Dec 8
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Redwood neck

Need some advise. Getting ready to start my third build and considering using Redwood for the neck with a Rosewood fretboard. This will be…

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6 Dec 4
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Music Chair

Hello Nation, I came across this build, and thought I would leave it here for anyone that might want to give it a try. https://www.instruct

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Reply by Paul Craig

What in a headstock

Ok let’s see you best Headstock for the past year of building I’ve seen some wicked ones ... I’ll start off here’s one of my favourite ones…

Started by Jeff 'Bones' Reilly

18 Nov 19
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Melody or chords first for a beginner?

As a someone who never played guitar, I’m teaching myself three string. Playing fretted at the moment.  Ive been working on melody, playing…

Started by Bruce Young

4 Nov 14
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12-Bar Blues Jam Tracks in the Key of G

I just posted a few 12-bar blues jam tracks in the key of G. They are pretty simple arrangements just using Band in a Box. For the first pa…

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