New York Cigar Box Guitars

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New York Cigar Box Guitars

The Cigar Box Guitar group for builders and musicians in the New York area.

Location: New York
Members: 39
Latest Activity: Jul 31, 2017

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where to buy in nyc

Started by Keith London. Last reply by Jittery Jay Jul 31, 2017. 4 Replies

Any NJ CBG'ers?

Started by Tilly 2 Thumbs Aug 31, 2011. 0 Replies

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Comment by Paisley Straenj on July 30, 2017 at 1:32am

yessir, still trying to turn trash to treasure here on the southshore.

Comment by Littleshovel on October 20, 2016 at 2:42pm

ANY BUILDERS ON LONG ISLAND?

Comment by Rick Ganey on August 17, 2015 at 6:50pm
Live in Hudson, NY. Currently working on a 6-string electric dog dish resonator
Comment by Jittery Jay on August 13, 2015 at 2:32pm

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Showing off my first CBG, already starting a second.  Big thanks to everyone here sharing information!!  

Ossining, NY

Comment by Brown Water Jerry (Rice) on October 17, 2014 at 6:46pm

Any upstaters?  I live in Rensselaer and would like to get yohetjetr for some pickin'. 

Comment by Mike on October 9, 2014 at 12:23pm

Hey fellow NYC CBG guys.  I'm taking about 7 of my guitars to The Sunnyside Gardens Octoberfest and Craft fair this Saturday. (Sunday if it's rained out). Come by have a beer and tell me what you think.  Oct. 11 12p to 5p  48-21 39th Avenue, Sunnyside, Queens.

Mike

Comment by mistaglass on May 23, 2014 at 4:11pm

hey y'all. I have the parts necessary to build my first CBG but no saw or drill or tools at all as I just moved to nyc. Anyone know a place here I can go to get some help putting it together?

Comment by Ken McGivern on September 15, 2012 at 5:25pm

Upstate here. Wynantskill. About 15 minutes northeast from Albany Built about 5 now an working on a really cool mandolin with my son right now. My avitar is the first one we built, It was a project for some father and soon time. We are hooked.

Now I just have to learn how to play......

Comment by Dawelda on June 14, 2011 at 12:14pm

Building CBG's in Staten Island, anybody else around here, on the north shore?

 

Comment by AC Phillips on June 14, 2010 at 12:09am
Anybody interested in getting together to do a little jamming? I live in Croton on Hudson, but work in NYC, so I'm open to doing it in the city or farther north. Let's break out those boxes !
 

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where to buy in nyc

Started by Keith London. Last reply by Jittery Jay Jul 31, 2017. 4 Replies

Any NJ CBG'ers?

Started by Tilly 2 Thumbs Aug 31, 2011. 0 Replies

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