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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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newbie trying to find 3 string CBG song 'Belfast Child' by Simple Minds or how to convert it from 6 string???

Hi everyone, thank you for allowing me to join this group.  I have just bought my first CBG and am completely new to learning how to play i…

Started by ruth quick

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Peloton Bike

Greetings! I wanna get fit and I am planning to buy a Peloton Bike. Do you think it is a good idea? 

Started by Grace Acebedo

6 21 hours ago
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Holding the CBG

Hello,I am new to CBG or guitars in general. I notice in the videos of people playing that when sitting most people dont use a strap. I see…

Started by Jack Brady

4 23 hours ago
Reply by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner

Trip to LA and looking for CBG enthusiasts

I am going to be in LA from 16 August for 2 weeks. It would be fun to meet some other CBG enthusiasts or hear some music in that direction.…

Started by Dirk

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Getting more out of your fretted three string CBG.

You can make 19 different chord sounds between open and the fifth fret. All of them by fingering one or two notes wile leaving the low stri…

Started by Cause the Blue rat

18 on Tuesday
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Overdrive and piezo pickups

How did you get your best crunchy overdriven tones out of a cbg with a piezo?   I don't generally prefer any more than a natural crunch.  H…

Started by Rick Tish

8 Aug 15
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Music wire as fret wire

Hi guys and gals, I was thinking - can music wire be used as fret alternative? I mean I have used it to make springs for my CBGs - for awes…

Started by Tomasz

3 Aug 15
Reply by Jerry Jordan

Hurdy Gurdy

I folks, I know I seen a post on Hurdy Gurdy plans but can't remember who posted it. Does any body know of any plans?  Thanks

Started by Rooster Reaves

3 Aug 15
Reply by Andries D. EKER

Total Newbie

Hi I am Ben, 25 and from Suffolk in the UK. Hi guys I am totally new to all of this in fact fairly new to music altogether. I bought a canj…

Started by Benjamin Miller

8 Aug 5
Reply by Clint Spotts

Garage Sale Silvertone, Amp-in-case...lucky me.

Just picked this up as a garage sale.  Model 1448 guitar and amp case... guitar almost virgin with just a few stains.  Case has a couple of…

Started by Wichita Sam

29 Jul 29
Reply by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner

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