Builder alert!  A Servicemember/Nationmember who is serving overseas is looking for an instrument play and cherish while far from home!

Stephen in Kandahar, looking for a 3, 4 or 6 string:

www.cigarboxnation.com/group/cbgsforsoldiers/forum/topics/afghanistan

Who can step up?  I bet you have one in your stash that would certainly get played a whole lot more if you mailed it to Afghanistan!  Or you could build him something special!

And really, there is always a servicemember in need of a guitar.  Please keep an eye on the CBGs for Servicemembers group, join and help one of these guys and gals out when they post a request. 

http://www.cigarboxnation.com/group/cbgsforsoldiers

Spread the Music, Spread the Love!

( A crude estimate is that the Nation has sent more than 75 instruments overseas since this group began!  We get a new request about once a week, so you have plenty of opportunities to help out in the future, too!)

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Many thanks to the members of the Nation who have offered to help out!  Stephen is "spoken for", but a new request will come along soon -- especially if a Servicemember has stumbled across one of these great instruments already!  Word lately seems to be spreading by contagion lately -- if you see one and hear you, you get a hankering!

Check back often in the group http://www.cigarboxnation.com/group/cbgsforsoldiers and see who has requested an instrument.  Offer up a build you have completed, or your services to build a custom job.  Get the shipping address of your servicemember via personal message (don't want to post personal stuff here on a public forum).  Pack it up and send it off! 

Again, thanks for contributing to this effort!  No one off fighting for their country should want for music!

Diane

I have a 3 string fret-less if you still need one  Let me know

Wes

Thanks, Wes!  We will watch for a new request, and keep you posted. 

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