Four String Cigar Box Guitars Discussions (21)

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Neck install

Hello all, I picked up a neck from a 6 string solid body. Any ideas or pictures of the best way to install it into a cigar box? I never use…

Started by bizzaro guitaro

5 Mar 19, 2017
Reply by bizzaro guitaro

Looking to add another string...

I've been playing a 3 string for three plus years now.  Looking to add that elusive and mesmerizing fourth string.  Anything to look for in…

Started by Urban Bill

1 Mar 19, 2017
Reply by Slowpaw Steve T

Is this a cigar box guitar???

Could this be considered a cigar box guitar? Look carefully! ;)

Started by Wade

0 Mar 8, 2017

Mark of the Beast on my box- what would you do?

I found this signed cigar box with the mark of beast! What would you do with it?!? Use it? Bury it at the Crossroads at midnight?

Started by Wade

6 Jan 9, 2016
Reply by Dave S

New instruction book from Justin Johnson

Announcing a Brand New Book by Justin Johnson • Sized for your Gig Bag!! Complete Roadmap for 3-String & 4-String Guitar I remember s…

Started by Slowpaw Steve T

2 Jun 22, 2015
Reply by Steve Moskal

Chords on 4 string open E

Hi all Anyone got source of chord charts for this open tuning?? Rob

Started by Rob Bennett

5 Oct 15, 2014
Reply by Uncle John

2nd 4 string

My first one was acoustic, this has a single coil pickup.

Started by Daryl

2 Jun 28, 2014
Reply by Daryl

4 strings tuned GDAd

We all have our favorite tunings. I think for a beginner, no guitar playing experience, just learning, that the 4 string tuned GDAd is exce…

Started by frank tennyson

2 Apr 30, 2014
Reply by frank tennyson

Online lesson resources?

So, first CBG is done and tuned--thanks to some folks from this group on the forum. Before I started I noted that there were a lot of "less…

Started by brdfrd

4 Apr 24, 2014
Reply by brdfrd

Where to place 4-String Single Coil Pickup?

In viewing pics I notice some builders place the pickup just in front of the bridge; other place it forward near the end of the finger boar…

Started by Charles E Tuttle

7 Nov 29, 2013
Reply by Charles E Tuttle

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Neck install

Started by bizzaro guitaro. Last reply by bizzaro guitaro Mar 19, 2017. 5 Replies

Looking to add another string...

Started by Urban Bill. Last reply by Slowpaw Steve T Mar 19, 2017. 1 Reply

New instruction book from Justin Johnson

Started by Slowpaw Steve T. Last reply by Steve Moskal Jun 22, 2015. 2 Replies

Chords on 4 string open E

Started by Rob Bennett. Last reply by Uncle John Oct 15, 2014. 5 Replies

2nd 4 string

Started by Daryl. Last reply by Daryl Jun 28, 2014. 2 Replies

4 strings tuned GDAd

Started by frank tennyson. Last reply by frank tennyson Apr 30, 2014. 2 Replies

Online lesson resources?

Started by brdfrd. Last reply by brdfrd Apr 24, 2014. 4 Replies

Where to place 4-String Single Coil Pickup?

Started by Charles E Tuttle. Last reply by Charles E Tuttle Nov 29, 2013. 7 Replies

Reentrant tuning gCEA

Started by Darren Allard. Last reply by jamie bark Sep 14, 2013. 3 Replies

2nd Four String

Started by Gdawg. Last reply by James O Lunsford Sep 12, 2013. 3 Replies

GDG

Started by Brent. Last reply by eK May 8, 2013. 6 Replies

Why four strings...?

Started by Slowpaw Steve T. Last reply by frank tennyson Oct 21, 2012. 8 Replies

Keni Lee Burgess Four string beginners (resonator) video

Started by Slowpaw Steve T. Last reply by Slowpaw Steve T Sep 20, 2012. 2 Replies

New 4-string Cigar Box Guitar "The Wine Box"

Started by Dreessen Rene. Last reply by Dreessen Rene Aug 15, 2012. 2 Replies

Some Observations on String Gauges

Started by Slowpaw Steve T. Last reply by eK Jun 25, 2012. 1 Reply

New to foiur string

Started by Mal Chilvers. Last reply by Slowpaw Steve T Apr 9, 2012. 1 Reply

4 string box

Started by Rooster Reaves. Last reply by Rooster Reaves Feb 23, 2012. 7 Replies

Tunings and chords - post them here (-:

Started by Slowpaw Steve T. Last reply by Ice Bob Feb 21, 2012. 5 Replies

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