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Kiwi Guitarist

Hi, As I indicated I'm in NZ. I have just made my first CBG and have used this forum heaps. so although my first one is finished I'm still…

Started by Terry

8 Dec 7, 2019
Reply by Tim Pannabecker

Cigar box mandolin

Greetings from hilly Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  I’ve been building mandolin kits and want to begin building one where I make design decisio…

Started by BeanJean

0 Dec 7, 2019

How did I get here?

Hello everyone! My name is Tyler. I am originally from Odessa TX and now currently live in Oakland Maine. I started my journey in the cbg w…

Started by Tyler Garrett

1 Dec 6, 2019
Reply by Tim Pannabecker

Hola Desde Mexico

Harvey here.  Long time blues/ragtime fingerpicker on a traditional guitar (40 years) and I got swept up into the CBG world a few months ba…

Started by Harvey Bernstein

1 Dec 6, 2019
Reply by Tim Pannabecker

New to CBG

Comment by John Bartlette 4 hours agoDelete Comment John here,I live in southwest Missouri (the Ozarks) and I'm 62 years old and about the…

Started by John Bartlette

1 Dec 6, 2019
Reply by Tim Pannabecker

New boy

Hi all I am new to cbg nation . So a little about myself . I’m from uk, am 64 yrs , started learning the guitar at 41 yrs . I have always b…

Started by Paul scofield

1 Dec 6, 2019
Reply by Tim Pannabecker

How did I end up here? ;-)

I'm from Montreal city and I'm probably the only builder who cannot even play an instrument. No musical training or special talent, never e…

Started by Simon Benoit

9 Sep 4, 2019
Reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry

Hey there

Hey there, For some time I've been browsing this forum (among other sources of info) and recently I finished my first build. Strictly it's…

Started by Pim

10 Aug 20, 2019
Reply by Metal hic

Glad to see I'm not the only one.

I've been building non-traditional guitars for a few years.  I got started after seeing Justin Johnson play his shovel guitar.  At first, I…

Started by Rick Tish

1 Aug 14, 2019
Reply by Paul Craig

Just sayin' Hey from Abiquiu, NM

I was watching a YT video and this young gal was playing a little tiny box guitar. She was just kickin' butt and I just had to find out wh…

Started by Myron Joe Hickel

8 Jul 25, 2019
Reply by Uncle John

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Kiwi Guitarist

Started by Terry. Last reply by Tim Pannabecker Dec 7, 2019. 8 Replies

Cigar box mandolin

Started by BeanJean Dec 7, 2019. 0 Replies

How did I get here?

Started by Tyler Garrett. Last reply by Tim Pannabecker Dec 6, 2019. 1 Reply

Hola Desde Mexico

Started by Harvey Bernstein. Last reply by Tim Pannabecker Dec 6, 2019. 1 Reply

New to CBG

Started by John Bartlette. Last reply by Tim Pannabecker Dec 6, 2019. 1 Reply

New boy

Started by Paul scofield. Last reply by Tim Pannabecker Dec 6, 2019. 1 Reply

How did I end up here? ;-)

Started by Simon Benoit. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry Sep 4, 2019. 9 Replies

Hey there

Started by Pim. Last reply by Metal hic Aug 20, 2019. 10 Replies

Glad to see I'm not the only one.

Started by Rick Tish. Last reply by Paul Craig Aug 14, 2019. 1 Reply

Just sayin' Hey from Abiquiu, NM

Started by Myron Joe Hickel. Last reply by Uncle John Jul 25, 2019. 8 Replies

Smokin' Guitars - New Member Introduction

Started by Smokin' Guitars. Last reply by Blues Frog Jul 15, 2019. 2 Replies

Hello from Adelaide, South Australia...

Started by John Welsh Jun 27, 2019. 0 Replies

Hello from Austria

Started by Jonathan Buttazoni. Last reply by Paul Craig Jun 12, 2019. 1 Reply

Roller bridge and Peizo pickups

Started by Tim Pannabecker. Last reply by Daniel Walter May 23, 2019. 22 Replies

Barking Dog, hosts of 2019 CBG Festival

Started by Barking Dog Arts May 11, 2019. 0 Replies

Hola from Albuquerque!

Started by Kaelan Dreyer. Last reply by ILL GREEN May 10, 2019. 5 Replies

salut from france .

Started by j-v. Last reply by j-v Apr 3, 2019. 6 Replies

Glad to be part of the Nation.

Started by David Pendlebury. Last reply by Tim Pannabecker Jan 26, 2019. 4 Replies

Greetings from Down Under!

Started by mitch jones. Last reply by Tony Obermeit Jan 22, 2019. 9 Replies

Looking for Acoustic Sound

Started by Rogheff. Last reply by Rogheff Jan 21, 2019. 4 Replies

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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

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