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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" Baker

14 Nov 20
Reply by the snowwalker

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 Shane Speal shanespeal.com

10 Oct 14
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
Reply by Martin Simpson

Cigar box guitar t shirts

Hi guys, I’m designing and selling cigar box guitar t-shirts, if interested visit me at www.pixomanic.com thanks, Andy

Started by Andy

1 Jul 31
Reply by Andy

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 Shane Speal shanespeal.com

2 Jun 25
Reply by Chuck otto

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

148 Jun 6
Reply by Timothy Hunter

Selling The Blues Lagoon, 4-String Reso. • 9.5" Biscuit Cone • '61 Falcon cone cover

I'm selling one or two of my resos (trying to raise funds to buy a side bending machine), The details, photo, and video, are below, but thi…

Started by Blind Doughboy

0 Mar 2

Weird buzzing sound

Hello! new member here and i have not posted yet so i think it's time! Sadly not for a good reason. I have just finished my first Cigar box…

Started by Emil Palmgren

13 Jan 24
Reply by Emil Palmgren

How to Play EEB Tuning Cigar Box Guitar - Get easy, beautiful chords with this lesson

Shane Speal has been championing the 3-string "EEB" tuning for years and has written several songs with it.  In this lesson, he shows how…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

12 Nov 3, 2018
Reply by Paul Craig

How to Play R.L. Burnside's "Nine Days In Jail" on 3-string ***NEW TUNING!!!***

Another great viewer request featuring an obscure R. L. Burnside song.  I had to create a new tuning in order to play it... and I love it!…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

2 Oct 11, 2018
Reply by Denny

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