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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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Blew it

After making 20 cbgs hard habits are difficult to break. All neck through designs This one starts hard bridge style By mistake I still cut…

Started by Brent Kasl

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Artec 2.5w amp problems

I just wired up my amp in a cigar box and when I turn it on, the led flashes slowly and no sound makes it through. If you turn the volume u…

Started by Keith Holcombe

3 on Thursday
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What's the best brand of sandpaper and/or sanding tool?

I spend way too much time sanding.

Started by Mardi Macfly

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R.L. Burnside

Does anyone know of a 3 string tab for R.L. Burnside’s “ Long Haired Doney” ?

Started by Mike Seymore

6 Oct 16
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One string ukulele (the "very diddly bow")

Here's my latest video on one of my latest guitars builds. Loads of fun to play with a little bit of echo...... https://www.youtube.com/wat

Started by cbgkent

0 Oct 15

Pickups for bedpan guitar?

i have a bunch of stainless bedpans, 18, I bought to make guitars from and would like to have your options on what type , model, ect of pic…

Started by Robert Bryan

1 Oct 13
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"How to Play the 3-String Cigar Box Guitar" book with 26 online video lessons

Just Released! "How to Play the 3-String Cigar Box Guitar" book with 26 online video lessons. To see a preview and view the video lessons v…

Started by Rick McKeon

0 Oct 10

St. Louis MO. CBG Club/Workshop

We are organizing a CBG workshop held one Saturday a month at the 61 roadhouse & kitchen in Webster Groves MO. (St. Louis Area).  This…

Started by smilingdog1

630 Oct 7
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Shake 'em On Down on CBG, by Ramblin' South

Here's a version of Shake 'em On Down by my band, Ramblin' South Played on my 6 string CBG. Recorded for a french TV show. Feel free to com…

Started by Marco Cardoni

3 Oct 7
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Tuning

Just built another 4 String and thought for the first time I would tune it D G B E  ie the top four strings of a 6 string. Nearly there and…

Started by Tony

5 Oct 6
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