Hi All,

I've been building CBG's on and off for about 10 years, mostly as a hobby but I've sold a few and invested the proceeds into furthering my addiction. I've started some posts of my early builds on "My Page". Feel free to have a look and comment.

As with most things my adventure into CBG building has been a journey and I continue to challenge myself with ever more complex builds. At the same time I've been learning to play and when the time is right I'll post some videos too.

Mark

Views: 29

Replies to This Discussion

Hey Mark

Welcome, Ive been building for about 2 years (10 CBG's so far) and been giving them to friends and family. People are now asking me to build for them and I now have my first commision :)  I still play the first one I made even with all the mistakes I made with it!

Geoff

Started building in 2015 for something new to do. Joined this site because the folks here are interested in what we build and all very helpful.

Last year I sold three CBGs, plus I was commissioned to build a Canjo. The more I build, the better they come out. It is truly a never ending learning experience.

Fun but challenging. I will continue to build, and sell them if somebody wants one. In the meantime I'm just having fun. Hope you are too.

Welcome to the Nation.

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

Hey there

Started by Pim. Last reply by Dave Nyberg 17 minutes ago. 5 Replies

Glad to see I'm not the only one.

Started by Rick Tish. Last reply by Paul Craig on Thursday. 1 Reply

Just sayin' Hey from Abiquiu, NM

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

Smokin' Guitars - New Member Introduction

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

Hello from Austria

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

Roller bridge and Peizo pickups

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

Barking Dog, hosts of 2019 CBG Festival

Started by Barking Dog Arts May 11. 0 Replies

Hola from Albuquerque!

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

salut from france .

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

Glad to be part of the Nation.

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

Greetings from Down Under!

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

Looking for Acoustic Sound

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

New member

Started by ILL GREEN Nov 22, 2018. 0 Replies

Thanks for recording in the forum

Started by Lothar Ahnert. Last reply by Paul Craig Nov 10, 2018. 1 Reply

My first CBG

Started by Gerald Schwenke. Last reply by Paul Craig Nov 3, 2018. 3 Replies

Hello folks. New guy here.

Started by Bruce Young. Last reply by Joe Caruso Oct 13, 2018. 2 Replies

hello CBG Nation

Started by cbgkent Oct 12, 2018. 0 Replies

Hey!

Started by Mike. Last reply by Kevin McMichael Oct 2, 2018. 8 Replies

Hello from Minnesota!

Started by Matt Schaller. Last reply by Paul Craig Sep 21, 2018. 1 Reply

Blog Posts

Buying in bulk

Posted by Rick Tish on August 17, 2019 at 6:31pm 0 Comments

Shellac

Posted by Rick Tish on August 15, 2019 at 7:08pm 0 Comments

first post

Posted by Rick Tish on August 14, 2019 at 8:23am 0 Comments

My first

Posted by Myron Joe Hickel on August 11, 2019 at 9:13pm 5 Comments

Latest Activity

Dave Nyberg replied to Pim's discussion Hey there in the group Introduce Yourself!
"Looks Good!! I like the pickup placement. Very clean build!!!"
17 minutes ago
Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson liked Downtown Vinnie's video
55 minutes ago
Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson liked Poorness Studios's video
58 minutes ago
Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson commented on Poorness Studios's video
Thumbnail

2X4 Lap Steel - build & demo

"Well done Mate super build, sounds great too. The cable ring is a nice practical touch."
58 minutes ago
Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson liked Clint Spotts's photo
1 hour ago
Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson commented on Dennis "Denbo" Goodinson's video
Thumbnail

Porch Song (Cover)

"Thanks for the Like Jack :))"
1 hour ago
Downtown Vinnie commented on Downtown Vinnie's video
Thumbnail

Buckle Up Betsy

"Thanks,Bugster,Clint ,thanks for listening,preciate the comments.."
3 hours ago
Tim Pannabecker commented on Daniel Walter's photo
Thumbnail

it works....

"Nice Dan"
5 hours ago
Clint Spotts posted a photo

Trap-O-Phone

Made a daxophone out of an old rat trap. Gotta make a tongue yet...probably whittle one from a…
5 hours ago
Clint Spotts replied to Clint Spotts's discussion Spring Reverb Advice
"Thanks for the info! May find old lamp @ Goodwill or garage sale. Quality build btw. Some good…"
5 hours ago
Clint Spotts commented on Downtown Vinnie's video
Thumbnail

Buckle Up Betsy

"Wah-wah-wonderful tone! Nice job!"
5 hours ago
Clint Spotts liked Downtown Vinnie's video
5 hours ago

Music

Loading…

© 2019   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 -->