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  • SOAPBOX - Rants & Raves

    94 members Latest Activity: May 19, 2018 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…

  • Introduce Yourself!

    1270 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…

  • Classifieds and Swaps

    329 members Latest Activity: Dec 8, 2018

    A place to buy, sell, trade cigar box guitars and other related gear.

     

    Keep in mind that you can find most…

  • Lap Steel World

    172 members Latest Activity: Nov 30, 2018 A group for lap steel admirer's, players and builders.

  • 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…

  • Diddley Bows and Other Primitives

    320 members Latest Activity: on Saturday A place to discuss one-string diddley bows, washtub basses, washboards and any other primitive instrument that may fall outside the Cigar Box realm.

  • Tennessee CBGers

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

  • New York Cigar Box Guitars

    39 members Latest Activity: Jul 31, 2017 The Cigar Box Guitar group for builders and musicians in the New York area.

  • Sell Those Puppies!

    167 members Latest Activity: Sep 4, 2018

    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…

  • Skeesix CBG Pickups

    101 members Latest Activity: yesterday

    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, 2018 Open to All builders, players, lovers of the CBG in North Carolina..... and whatever friends they may have wherever they may be

  • TEXAS HOME

    97 members Latest Activity: Oct 15, 2018 Just a place for us Texas boys to talk about music and festivals around the state. Anybody is welcome to join!

  • Homemade Dobros

    23 members Latest Activity: Oct 21, 2018

    "It don't mean a thang, if it ain't got that clang!!!"

    We're discussing homemade dobro ideas.  From dog bowls to paint can lids and…

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