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  • SOAPBOX - Rants & Raves

    94 members Latest Activity: May 19, 2018 A sounding board for the CBG Revolutionary

  • Hand built and custom microphones

    82 members Latest Activity: Oct 23, 2019

    thought about how i was using modern mics and effects, mainly distortion and reverb, to record with and it seemed the next step to me was hand…

  • Smokin' Mandolins

    112 members Latest Activity: Sep 25, 2019 Cigar Box Mandolins

  • C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply

    257 members Latest Activity: Jan 8 C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply is your one-stop shop for the parts and accessories you need for building and playing Cigar Box Guitars and other…

  • CB Nation Recording Studio

    261 members Latest Activity: Feb 6, 2018 An experimental recording collective where members of the Nation can collaborate on music with other members. Please start a new discussion for each…

  • AZ CBG Group

    53 members Latest Activity: Sep 17, 2019 WELCOME! Anyone is more than welcome to join! This is a place for all Arizona CBG builders/players to get together! I am hoping we can all get to…

  • New Zealand CBG Movement

    28 members Latest Activity: Nov 18, 2019

    Kia Ora...Somewhere for all CBG people in the land of the long white cloud to get together and talk CBG stuff......

  • CBG wiring & electronics.

    738 members Latest Activity: Jan 16

    Want to plug that thing in? Here's a place to share ideas about pickups (Both magnetic and piezo) and wiring in volume and tone control, the best…

  • Introduce Yourself!

    1309 members Latest Activity: 17 hours ago We wanna know who you are! Where ya from? What'cha buildin'? This is a place for new members to introduce themselves and old 'uns to show 'em…

  • New York Cigar Box Guitars

    40 members Latest Activity: Sep 26, 2019 The Cigar Box Guitar group for builders and musicians in the New York area.

  • "Special Tools " Either Bought or Homemade

    266 members Latest Activity: Jan 2 Hi Yall Thought it would be good for us all to share what Special tools we have or need , just to make this CBG thing a little less stress free.

  • Low Budget Land

    384 members Latest Activity: Nov 26, 2019 Cigar box guitar builders are a creative and resourceful bunch. Share ideas for CBG materials and supplies that are free, nearly free, or recycled.

  • Curmudgeons of Cigar Box Nation

    62 members Latest Activity: Jun 18, 2019

    A place for all of us disgruntled old farts to gather and do curmudgeonly things. Stand up and flaunt your attitude! We've earned the right to be…

  • The Mississippians

    19 members Latest Activity: Jun 22, 2019

    This group is for anyone who loves, has lived in, or is living in Mississippi. The state's nickname, "The Birthplace of American Music" was given…

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Necks

Started by James Pobog in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by James Pobog 21 minutes ago. 5 Replies

My cool tool find!

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Piezo pup handling noise

Started by Kevin Keating in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick yesterday. 7 Replies

Amp kit

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Groups or Workshop

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CB-stompbox

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