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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
Reply by Denny

I made an album

Hello again! I know I don't come here that often anymore, but my band recently released a record and I'd appreciate it if you gave it a lis…

Started by Teddy B.

2 Sep 17
Reply by Korrigan

INSANE INSTRUMENTS VIDEOS: Reverend Peyton's axe guitar & Terry Johnson's air filter guitar!

Found object guitars are popping up everywhere!  We have two new viral videos this week featuring guitars made from an axe and a car air f…

Started by Nation News

4 Jul 7
Reply by James Matthews

Brushy One-String Gets His Guitar Fixed

Internet viral sensation, Brushy One-String is known for flogging an old acoustic guitar graced with a single bass string.  After playing…

Started by Nation News

4 Jul 3
Reply by Dave Lynas

How to Play Muddy Waters on Cigar Box Guitar

by Shane Speal Muddy Waters was one of my very first heroes when I was introduced to the blues.  He had the swagger and the bravado like n…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

3 May 13
Reply by Tom Lauten

Make a 2x4 Lap Steel Guitar

This is one of the easiest homemade guitars I've ever built, and it took me only an hour to make. This lap steel was made from an extra 2x…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

17 May 8
Reply by bud molson

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

146 May 4
Reply by rodger moore

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

5 Mar 28
Reply by Keith 66

The Exit Sign Guitar + a quickie blues lesson. Built by Gary Desrosiers

Video + photos Here's a wild guitar concept I haven't seen before.  This three-stringer was crafted from a discarded exit sign by Gary De…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

5 Feb 12
Reply by Wichita Sam

VIDEO: Samantha Fish's "Chills & Fever!" What do you think?

She's the favorite darling of cigar box guitar fans worldwide.  Now Samantha Fish is back with a sexy new video, "Chills & Fever," the…

Started by Nation News

15 Jan 25
Reply by Taffy Evans

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Building a basic bridge?

Started by Frank Scott in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick 12 hours ago. 27 Replies

My first real work bench.

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