PhilUSAFRet's Groups (20)

  • 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…

  • Cigar Box Fiddles - Plans, ideas, tips & more

    148 members Latest Activity: Jan 31

    Idea trading post for bowed instruments. Share photos and tips of fiddles and whatnot that you've built, acquired or seen.

  • Tenor Guitar (cbg)

    95 members Latest Activity: Oct 29, 2018 We all fashion our cigar box guitars into the format of regular guitars, so why not do something new with your cbg. Make it a tenor cigar box guitar.…

  • Cigar Box Basses

    397 members Latest Activity: on Tuesday Where the lords of the lower frequencies dwell!!!

  • Hand built and custom microphones

    80 members Latest Activity: Dec 7, 2018

    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…

  • Share the Music & Vids

    92 members Latest Activity: Sep 10, 2018 Recorded or Filmed yourself lately? Got a link to an interesting Youtube vid or music download? Then post em here.

  • CBGs for Service Members - CLOSED

    412 members Latest Activity: Apr 4, 2017

    Due to lack of participation, this group is now closed. We keep it archived here for historic preservation purposes.

  • 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…

  • Headless guitar tuners

    42 members Latest Activity: Mar 20, 2017

    All ideas to make headless guitar tuners if you are…

  • Secrets of the CBG Underground

    340 members Latest Activity: Jan 18 Tips, Tricks of the Trade and Secrets that (almost) no one is supposed to know about... Tell us your secrets!

  • Scale Lengths, etc.

    240 members Latest Activity: Jan 28 This group is designed as a resource for all things related to scale lengths, string gauges, etc.

  • CIGAR BOX KALIMBAS

    115 members Latest Activity: Sep 10, 2018 Putting the THUMB in the strum...

  • Cigar box tunings

    162 members Latest Activity: Jul 16, 2014

    Cigar box tunings open to 2'3'4'5'6' stringers uke's bass's what ever you got. and how you creativly use these tuning's

  • How loud can we make it?

    222 members Latest Activity: Jan 18 bring on the home made resonators. tips tricks plans and songs.

  • Intermediate building tips and tricks forum

    242 members Latest Activity: Oct 11, 2018 This forum is for sharing general building information that falls between "CBG building 101" and "Super advanced building"

  • Super Advanced Cigar Box Guitar Building

    524 members Latest Activity: Oct 3, 2018 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 to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

    859 members Latest Activity: on Sunday Playing tips and secrets. Tunings. Primal music theory.

  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1636 members Latest Activity: on Monday

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

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