BrianQ.'s Groups (34)

  • Hand built and custom microphones

    84 members Latest Activity: Jun 21

    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…

  • Build Your Own Lap Steel Guitar

    153 members Latest Activity: Jan 23

    Build Your Own Lap Steel Guitar!

    Start by downloading these vintage plans for making…

  • Baritone Guitar (cbg)

    64 members Latest Activity: Nov 1, 2019 If you build baritone cigar box guitars or have a likeness for them, this group is for you.

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

    118 members Latest Activity: Oct 8, 2019 Talk about the good old days when you were a punk. Post pics and covers of old Punk Songs on a CBG!

  • C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply

    259 members Latest Activity: Aug 27 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…

  • Effects and Pedals

    31 members Latest Activity: May 13, 2020

    For all things pedals and effects.  What are you using.  Whats on your wishlist.

  • Greasy's Easy Chords

    129 members Latest Activity: Aug 27, 2019

    Since i started playing these cbg's i've been wishing i had a chord book. A recent attemp to teach myself music theory gave me the idea to try to…

  • Smokehouse Guitars

    156 members Latest Activity: Jul 11, 2019

    The complete guide to advanced cigar box guitar making is now available:

     …

  • Instruments for Kids

    38 members Latest Activity: Jul 29, 2016 Group to discuss the building and creation of instruments specifically designed for children

  • Cigar Box Basses

    403 members Latest Activity: Jun 21 Where the lords of the lower frequencies dwell!!!

  • CIGAR BOX KALIMBAS

    115 members Latest Activity: Apr 20 Putting the THUMB in the strum...

  • 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…

  • CBG wiring & electronics.

    744 members Latest Activity: Sep 8

    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…

  • Home Made Guitar Amps

    249 members Latest Activity: Jul 7

    This is a group for home made guitar amps.

  • Can Jo Consortium

    251 members Latest Activity: Jun 21 The simplest little resonator instrument of all. Please add links to plans, photos of your canjos and ideas you've found that make the most of this…

  • CBG in CALIFORNIA

    101 members Latest Activity: Jul 8

  • Recycling Centre

    128 members Latest Activity: Apr 21 CBGs by nature involve recycling old boxes. Here is a place to share all your ideas about recycling everyday objects into guitar parts. Eye bolt…

  • Scale Lengths, etc.

    249 members Latest Activity: Jun 21 This group is designed as a resource for all things related to scale lengths, string gauges, etc.

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Campground Ukes

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Bocote wrap around bridge & 2 pc. nut

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Make Me Down A Pallet On Your Floor

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