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  • SOAPBOX - Rants & Raves

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

  • Percussion Anyone?

    74 members Latest Activity: Oct 25, 2017 Cigar box guitar players can lay down the rythm, but who lays down the groove? This groups is for the percussion player in all of us, lets…

  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1629 members Latest Activity: on Thursday

    This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.…

  • Cigar Box Basses

    393 members Latest Activity: Nov 10 Where the lords of the lower frequencies dwell!!!

  • Lap Steel World

    172 members Latest Activity: Nov 30 A group for lap steel admirer's, players and builders.

  • Introduce Yourself!

    1266 members Latest Activity: yesterday 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…

  • CB Nation Recording Studio

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

  • Australian CBG

    163 members Latest Activity: yesterday Australian builders can meet and discuss issues with making guitars down under.

  • Home Made Resonator Boxes 101, v.2.0

    229 members Latest Activity: on Wednesday Beginning Box Building. Nothing too fancy, but functional. For people who don't have easy access to cigar boxes. Other home made non-rectangular…

  • Old Punks Never Die - They Just Play CBG's

    117 members Latest Activity: Aug 26 Talk about the good old days when you were a punk. Post pics and covers of old Punk Songs on a CBG!

  • Tennessee CBGers

    44 members Latest Activity: Jul 10, 2017 A place for all Tennessee CBGers to get together and share.

  • Baritone Guitar (cbg)

    61 members Latest Activity: Oct 31 If you build baritone cigar box guitars or have a likeness for them, this group is for you.

  • Sell Those Puppies!

    167 members Latest Activity: Sep 4

    A group to discuss selling the instruments and accessories we build.  Where to sell, how to display, what works and what doesn't.  Where do you…

  • Home Made Guitar Amps

    237 members Latest Activity: Nov 21

    This is a group for home made guitar amps.

  • Skeesix CBG Pickups

    100 members Latest Activity: May 2

    Pickups, pickups, pickups! Skeesix CBG pickups, magnetic, piezo, magnets, wire, bobbins, winding, winders, installation, single coils, humbuckers,…

  • Tarheel CBG

    74 members Latest Activity: Oct 2 Open to All builders, players, lovers of the CBG in North Carolina..... and whatever friends they may have wherever they may be

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