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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

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" BakerLatest Reply

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Why twisted pair wires?

I use to twist the connection wires of pickups to get less hum. What would be the sense of making a humbucker, be it flat or not, and then…

Started by Elmar Zeilhofer

2 on Tuesday
Reply by Jerry Jordan

Beginner Question- different box

My sister in law used to make purses out of cigar boxes. She gave me a box(s) where she had glued identical boxes back to back. They are ni…

Started by Michael shrader

17 Apr 3
Reply by Michael shrader

Flat-root, third, fifth

I have been exploring this tuning (bass-to-treble, and ceiling-to-floor): Gb--B--D, also expressed as b1--3--5 . Is this a known/establishe…

Started by IaNerd

9 Apr 3
Reply by IaNerd

LM386 Amps, AliExpress

Is anyone getting their amp kits from AliExpress? There's a ton of listings, I can't see how they sell kits for very little money, so I'm q…

Started by Patrick Allison

11 Apr 2
Reply by Paul Craig

First time fretter - fret ends

Working on my second build and first time fretting. Had trouble getting the fret slot depth consistent. Frets went in ok but now I’m having…

Started by Michael shrader

10 Apr 2
Reply by JL

Artec mini amp

Hey guys, thanks for recent advice on the gain pot wiring, works a treat. I also followed the wiring diagram to put in an out jack. That do…

Started by Mike

12 Apr 1
Reply by Kigar

Made a CBG, now what? I need help

I have made a few CBG’s, now what.  I have no musical experience but I really want to start playing these bad boys. Where is the best place…

Started by Tyler Durdan

16 Mar 30
Reply by mitch jones

Tuning nightmare

Does anyone have the tuning frequencies for GDG tuning? I use medium gauge strings (no5,4,3 from normal pack) the 5th keeps breaking when I…

Started by Marius

10 Mar 22
Reply by Taffy Evans

Spring is in the Air

Hey Everyone,  Its melting here in Chicago and I am getting the itch to get moving on a Cigar Box Guitar. I have been searching and learnin…

Started by wizzo

3 Mar 21
Reply by François


Anyone have tabs, intro, info on Red house for 4 string? Thanks

Started by Lennox Gavin

3 Mar 17
Reply by Tim Pannabecker


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