All Discussions Tagged 'cbg' (52)

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

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

A Better Acoustic Pickup for Cigar Box Guitar: How I Install a Piezo Rod & Preamp

Get the most out of your acoustic/electric cigar box guitars with an inexpensive piezo rod & preamp unit.  In this video, I show a simp…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

10 Oct 14, 2019
Reply by Eric Shepherd

Cigar Box Guitar How-to Knowledgebase at CigarBoxGuitar.com

Be sure to check out the ever-growing collection of Cigar Box Guitar How-to articles over at www.CigarBoxGuitar.com. C. B. Gitty is buildin…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

22 Aug 22, 2019
Reply by Martin Simpson

One Finger Lesson: Take Me Home Country Roads - VIDEO & TAB

Glenn Watt of C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply takes one of the most popular songs of the 1970's teaches you how to play the entire thing with o…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

2 Jun 25, 2019
Reply by Chuck otto

Where can I buy a CBG in the UK? (or best import)

Hello all Inspired by Seasick Steve and then all the great Utube clips online, I wondered if anyone can give me any pointers on how/where…

Started by Dylan Drummond

18 May 9, 2019
Reply by Tim Pannabecker

Journal Article on the Cigar Box Guitar scene in the UK

Hi all, I'm new to posting on here, so hope this is the right place/way to do this. I got into making cbg's while carrying out research for…

Started by Paul Atkinson

3 Aug 27, 2018
Reply by Wal Callaby

guys, how much time to build a CBG

hey guys, how long does it take you from start to finish in building a cigar box guitar, and do you have any advise,secrets to not spending…

Started by BlueBird J

25 Jun 9, 2018
Reply by Lonman

CBG pickups Juju

Does anyone have information  to contact the man in UK to purchase juju pickups. the address I found will not make contact from USA, thanks…

Started by Ronald Turner

2 Mar 27, 2018
Reply by ChickenboneJohn

2017 "Kick The Can" Build-Off contest - Canjos, Tin Can Guitars

"Come on, brothers and sisters, KICK OUT THE CANS!"   For our final build-off contest of 2017, we're looking for your best canjos, cookie…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

156 Dec 21, 2017
Reply by Rose Ericson

How I Attach a Lid to a Cigar Box Guitar for Best Acoustic Response - by Shane Speal

You've shaped the neck, cut the soundholes and put all those glorious electronics inside.  Now it's time to attach the lid to the box! In…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

12 Dec 3, 2017
Reply by Wal Callaby

RSS

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation? How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor


Recommended Links & Resources


Forum

Cigar Box Amp Mods

Started by Cigar Box Nation in Feature Articles. Last reply by RTZGUITARS on Friday. 14 Replies

Blog Posts

Mr. Bells

Posted by Stephen Cohen on September 4, 2021 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

Bookie's Poor Man's Dobro

Posted by Steve Bookout on July 18, 2021 at 2:04pm 4 Comments

Get your groove on for free

Posted by François on July 13, 2021 at 3:05pm 1 Comment

Latest Activity

Uncle John commented on Vern Hallett's photo
Thumbnail

HHM2

"Ummm. Beautiful. Nice pic and background. High 9s. Our friend, Mr. Lynas would have approved."
52 seconds ago
Uncle John commented on Vern Hallett's photo
Thumbnail

HHM4

"Nice job."
2 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Vern Hallett's photo
Thumbnail

HHM5

"Gees. The string separation and 'hold down' are critical and that setup has to make it…"
3 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Jerry Jordan's photo
Thumbnail

Building resumed

" l sure like this pic.  Very cool and functional setup.  Love that saw.   "
6 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Cigar Box Blues's video
Thumbnail

Gunfighter Blues - Stay Alert! ...somebody is callin' your name!

"I like how you filled in your logo/pickup cover on the building's sign.  Oh, I see the…"
8 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Uncle John's photo
Thumbnail

Outhouse Row. Got TP? Dave L fore ground and Mose in the back.

"Oh!  I wondered about that girl.  I think she is from your collection, John Mc Nair."
38 minutes ago
Jerry Jordan commented on Vern Hallett's photo
Thumbnail

HHM2

"Sweet looking build"
2 hours ago
Jerry Jordan commented on Jerry Jordan's photo
Thumbnail

Building resumed

"It’s a great saw Brian, I just make sure it only touches fingerboards"
2 hours ago
Jerry Jordan commented on Jerry Jordan's photo
Thumbnail

Building resumed

"This little rig works well enough I don’t use my store bought mitre saws… I just…"
2 hours ago
Cigar Box Blues commented on Uncle John's photo
Thumbnail

Outhouse Row. Got TP? Dave L fore ground and Mose in the back.

"I remeber that one! here is the girl : )"
7 hours ago
Cigar Box Blues posted a video

Gunfighter Blues - Stay Alert! ...somebody is callin' your name!

In memory of Dave Lynas - This world will miss you!- from the website https://www.reddogguitars.com There is CBGs for sale and more cigar box music#cigarbo...
7 hours ago
BrianQ. commented on Jerry Jordan's photo
Thumbnail

Building resumed

"I have that saw too :)"
8 hours ago

Music

© 2021   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

\uastyle>\ud/** Scrollup **/\ud.scrollup {\ud background: url("https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/963882636?profile=original") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;\ud bottom: 25px;\ud display: inline !important;\ud height: 40px;\ud opacity: 0.3 !important;\ud position: fixed;\ud right: 30px;\ud text-indent: -9999px;\ud width: 40px;\ud z-index: 999;\ud}\ud.scrollup:hover {\ud opacity:0.99!important;\ud}\ud \uascript type="text/javascript">\ud x$(document).ready(function(){\ud x$(window).scroll(function(){\ud if (x$(this).scrollTop() > 100) {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeIn();\ud } else {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeOut();\ud }\ud });\ud x$('.scrollup').click(function(){\ud x$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 600);\ud return false;\ud });\ud });\ud \ua!-- End Scroll Up -->