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Bento Box peek

I'm building a couple of Bento Box ukes from C.B.Gitty. I have not glued the box, so my pictures have it held together in some painter's ta…

Started by Christopher G Daniels

2 May 22, 2019
Reply by BrianQ.

Cigar Box Uke and Washtub Bass

A good combination. Gutbucketeer (Jim Bunch) posted a status "Here is an original with cigar box uke and washtub bass.

Started by Gutbucketeer (Jim Bunch)

0 Apr 9, 2017

Help! Fretted concert ukulele neck... scale?

Newbie here. I am working on a CBU. I ordered a fretboard for a cigar box concert uke. Made by another enthusiast online... I asked for a 1…

Started by PhattyPatty

5 Aug 8, 2015
Reply by Bluesheart

Newbie question about ukulele box...

I'm hoping to do a cigar box uke project. I have some guitar tuning machines lying around in great shape. Can you use guitar tuning machine…

Started by PhattyPatty

5 Jul 31, 2015
Reply by John Sawyer

You can't make a decent ukulele with nothing but a pocket knife

They may have been right Instructible: Make a ukulele with a pocket knife

Started by Titch the Clown

25 Apr 22, 2015
Reply by Jim Morris

BUILD OFF!!! 2014 Cigar Box Ukulele Contest submission thread

  Cigar Box Ukulele Contest! Cigar Box Nation is looking for the most artistic, wildest, most radical or most visionary cigar box ukulele. …

Started by Cigar Box Nation

187 Jul 17, 2014
Reply by mark68


I'm selling my Kala U-bass, which is one of the earlier spruce top models. It's in near perfect condition and has never left my house. It h…

Started by Jay Corwin

2 Jun 17, 2014
Reply by Jay Corwin

rare vintage "islander" uke for sale !!!

Rare,  vintage   collectors  1950’s islander  uke  by MACCAFERRI. No cracks to  speak of ,  no   separation  ,,    no warping   or  bowing…

Started by the anonymous pick

3 May 30, 2014
Reply by Phill Hill Charlie

Video of me playing my last uke build

Started by Chris Ellbogen

2 Dec 28, 2009
Reply by Al Allen (Hangten)

Uke strings

Can anyone make suggestions about the gauges of strings that I should use on a cigar box uke? I've read posts in other parts of CBG Nation…

Started by Mark

5 Oct 1, 2009
Reply by Dave V


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