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Ben Gitty's Simple-Build 2x4 Instruments

After spending months developing the new 2x4 Lap Steel Kit, Ben "Gitty" Baker started to consider other uses for simple 2x4 planks and cam…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

10 Jul 31
Reply by Glenn Kaiser

Six Guitars That Break All the Rules: Bart Hopkin's "Guitar-Like Things"

Bart Hopkin is one of the greatest modern minds of musical instrument design.  His writings & recordings, especially his seminal Exper…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

2 Jul 1
Reply by Uncle John

Are there a set of plans for a six string Cigar box guitar?

I searched through older threads. I found a couple that could be helpful but the links did not work. I have the guitar neck of my first eve…

Started by Virgil Fiori

7 Mar 19
Reply by Southern Ray

!!!Free!!! Cigar box guitar and accessories giveaway - Drawing is June 19th,2020

If anyone is looking for a free cigar box guitar (and accessories), you can enter a drawing to win one. Here is the link to the giveaway in…

Started by Steven M. Gerardi

2 Jun 15, 2020
Reply by Southern Ray

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" Baker

16 May 29, 2020
Reply by Marcus C Brown

Tips on Reinforcing an Antique Box?

     I just received this old Tampa Nugget Cigar Box, it's pretty neat and has a little history in our family if you could believe it.  I'd…

Started by Isaac Kohl

7 Mar 30, 2020
Reply by BrianQ.

Instrument Build-Off! "Hard Times Make Great Music" - Enter Now

"Hard times make great music."  Ain't that th' truth?!     While e'rrybody is stuck at home, we're gonna get y'all building the coolest st…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

1 Mar 17, 2020
Reply by Cigar Box Nation

Seasick Steve's Homemade Guitars - VIDEO + Lesson

Seasick Steve is a force of nature... a blues superstar who has been dominating stages in Europe. He burst forth with a performance that w…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

3 Feb 7, 2020
Reply by Blind Lemon Cello

EASY TO BUILD CIGAR BOX GUITAR: AN UNCLE CROW STYLE CBG IN ONE HOUR!!

Today we're going to have a step-by-step cigar box guitar building class!  The total time to build is about one hour, not including the in…

Started by Crow

150 Dec 22, 2019
Reply by Edward McCarthy

My 75th CBG and somthing new!!!

I've been making cbg for almost 7 years, I just finished my 75th one, I have sold all but 8, it's been a fun journey, learning experience a…

Started by Josh Thompson

4 Nov 5, 2019
Reply by Poorness Studios

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