I just made a cbg for my cousin and want to know where to get shipping boxes that fit these so i can mail this to him.Thanks Bill

Views: 98

Replies to This Discussion

I have been able to get a couple guitar shipment boxes from my local music store. They receive them and often have no use for them. You will probably have to cut it down a tad. I have also cannibalized other large corrugated boxes.

You might make your own box if the local music store can not give you one. I would be hard pressed to ship something so beautiful though. Lots of bubble wrap and peanuts...

Rigid foam insulation is light weight and can also be a good friend to keep things from shifting around in the box.

I tape together two identical boxes (maybe amazon boxes or Bark boxes), cut a channel between them for the neck, and bubble wrap the instrument. Peghead and body are both protected / cradled that way. Sorry ... a picture would be more helpful.

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

Discussion Forum

Questions on a first time electric build.

Started by Michael shrader. Last reply by John Mark Perchalski 20 hours ago. 4 Replies

Questions about CBG details...

Started by James Pobog. Last reply by James Pobog Dec 13, 2019. 8 Replies

Magnetic Pickups - What's good

Started by Jim Codog. Last reply by Jim Codog Dec 12, 2019. 7 Replies

Yardstick Fretboards

Started by Jim Codog. Last reply by Jim Codog Dec 11, 2019. 6 Replies

General wiring question

Started by James Pobog. Last reply by James Pobog Dec 9, 2019. 5 Replies

Soldering/grounding plan

Started by T-Gripped. Last reply by Gus K Dec 7, 2019. 7 Replies

I'm gonna need help...

Started by James Pobog. Last reply by MadGomer Dec 6, 2019. 4 Replies

Building my first CBG....

Started by James Pobog. Last reply by James Pobog Dec 4, 2019. 6 Replies

About neck thru....

Started by James Pobog. Last reply by John Mark Perchalski Dec 4, 2019. 1 Reply

Fitting Frets

Started by neddy. Last reply by Taffy Evans Nov 27, 2019. 8 Replies

Joinery suggestions for hand-made boxes

Started by Chris Wharton. Last reply by MadGomer Nov 23, 2019. 43 Replies

Fretted....

Started by Jim Codog. Last reply by Jim Codog Nov 20, 2019. 5 Replies

Connecting a guitar jack?

Started by rick schoen. Last reply by David Clewell Nov 17, 2019. 5 Replies

Fretting for beginners

Started by Michael Myers. Last reply by MadGomer Nov 14, 2019. 3 Replies

Adjusting the action on a cbg 3 string.

Started by rick schoen. Last reply by Tim Pannabecker Nov 11, 2019. 8 Replies

Tuner and nut question.

Started by Bill. Last reply by Gus K Nov 6, 2019. 12 Replies

Help with first tuning procedure.

Started by James Pobog. Last reply by Mark Bliss Nov 6, 2019. 3 Replies

Too far gone??

Started by T-Gripped. Last reply by Mark Bliss Nov 6, 2019. 7 Replies

Pickup query

Started by Arthur Payne. Last reply by Arthur Payne Nov 6, 2019. 11 Replies

Blog Posts

New Member need a little advice.

Posted by Don Paul on January 26, 2020 at 10:29am 5 Comments

Neck bowing

Posted by Mike Kinzie on January 24, 2020 at 5:38pm 2 Comments

Dual lap steel

Posted by Ron Lutz on January 9, 2020 at 2:42pm 4 Comments

My 3 Gitty Kits

Posted by Poorness Studios on January 8, 2020 at 9:20am 2 Comments

My CBG details

Posted by Paul scofield on January 1, 2020 at 9:22am 2 Comments

Latest Activity

Blind Boy Fullers liked BUGGY (C)'s video
25 minutes ago
Profile IconJames A Fowler, Anna LaRue, Carla Proud and 3 more joined Cigar Box Nation
1 hour ago
Randy S. Bretz posted a photo

Purpleheart surround for a Black Mamba

Just another part I made from Purpleheart for the cherry 1 piecer
1 hour ago
Jerry Jordan commented on AGP #'s photo
Thumbnail

AGP #376 - ''Dave''

"Great job.,very nice.,"
1 hour ago
Jerry Jordan commented on Tim W's photo
Thumbnail

111554FE-C45C-4E39-8551-62C1DD939B35

"So you want to level the frets,.?"
1 hour ago
Brent Kasl replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Correcting a back bowed neck
"Thanks"
2 hours ago
Jerry Jordan commented on Nick Cardenez's photo
Thumbnail

Double box hot fox

"You appear to be having too much fun,,, excellent execution "
2 hours ago
Eero Tapani Lehtinen commented on Eero Tapani Lehtinen's photo
Thumbnail

Diana cbg

"Cheers, John!"
3 hours ago
Eero Tapani Lehtinen commented on Eero Tapani Lehtinen's photo
Thumbnail

Diana cbg

"Thanks Jerry and T-gripped. Yes I prefer diy corners. I have some chinese "antique brass"…"
3 hours ago
Eero Tapani Lehtinen commented on Eero Tapani Lehtinen's photo
Thumbnail

Diana cbg

"Mag pup works fine. It's from an old strato and mesures 6,09 kO. It's just below the top…"
3 hours ago
Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson liked 3 String Guitars's video
5 hours ago
Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson commented on BUGGY (C)'s video
Thumbnail

When life goes wrong, as it ain't just for free...

"Sad figures Buggy, life was cheap in the Generals' wallet."
5 hours ago

Music

Loading…

© 2020   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 -->