Habanera Hal's Groups (20)

  • Skeesix CBG Pickups

    104 members Latest Activity: yesterday

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

  • Intermediate building tips and tricks forum

    249 members Latest Activity: Jun 21 This forum is for sharing general building information that falls between "CBG building 101" and "Super advanced building"

  • Classifieds and Swaps

    334 members Latest Activity: Dec 20, 2019

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

     

    Keep in mind that you can find most…

  • Super Advanced Cigar Box Guitar Building

    532 members Latest Activity: Mar 22, 2020 Here's where the freaks hang out. Get the inside scoop on wild cigar box guitar designs, advancements and experiments. Not for the timid builder!

  • How loud can we make it?

    230 members Latest Activity: Dec 2, 2020 bring on the home made resonators. tips tricks plans and songs.

  • CBG wiring & electronics.

    743 members Latest Activity: Jun 15

    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…

  • Radios turned Guitar Amps

    289 members Latest Activity: Apr 16

    This is the group for Lo-Watt Rock & Blues.

    Here is the place to post photos and information on how to convert vintage electronics into…

  • TEXAS HOME

    102 members Latest Activity: Feb 3, 2020 Just a place for us Texas boys to talk about music and festivals around the state. Anybody is welcome to join!

  • Solidbody city

    118 members Latest Activity: Apr 21, 2020

    CBGs, cookie tins..…

  • CBG Nation's Chapel

    161 members Latest Activity: Jul 13, 2019 A place where you can talk about spirit, soul, God or anything that's weighting you down. We take prayer requests too. Wichita Sam - Chaplain

  • Best Deals Around

    100 members Latest Activity: Nov 11, 2018 A place to share sources for great deals on instrument parts. If you find a great score, even if it's on ebay, be sure to post it hear so we can all…

  • Sell Those Puppies!

    169 members Latest Activity: Jul 16

    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…

  • Four String Cigar Box Guitars

    213 members Latest Activity: May 12 Group for those who are interested to find out more and swap ideas for builds, chords and tunings for these versatile instruments!

  • Home Made Guitar Amps

    249 members Latest Activity: Jul 7

    This is a group for home made guitar amps.

  • CBGs Showing Up Everywhere

    26 members Latest Activity: Dec 3, 2015 Pictures of cigar box instruments being discovered in the most unlikely places.

  • Secrets of the CBG Underground

    342 members Latest Activity: Jun 21 Tips, Tricks of the Trade and Secrets that (almost) no one is supposed to know about... Tell us your secrets!

  • CBG Tabs

    594 members Latest Activity: Jul 4 So you built your CBG and now you need something to play on it, right? Well, if you're not completely musically inclined or can't read traditional…

  • How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

    871 members Latest Activity: Jun 21 Playing tips and secrets. Tunings. Primal music theory.

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Discussion: Toothpick Frets?

Started by Habanera Hal in Feature Articles. Last reply by Mark Bowen 2 hours ago. 24 Replies

Fret calculations

Started by Graham Wedepohl in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by BrianQ. 6 hours ago. 5 Replies

Upright Ubass

Started by Titch the Clown in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Greg Potts Jun 20. 1 Reply

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Started by Clarence johnson in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Road Rash Roy Jun 18. 13 Replies

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