wes carl's Groups (20)

  • Introduce Yourself!

    1309 members Latest Activity: on Thursday 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…

  • Curmudgeons of Cigar Box Nation

    62 members Latest Activity: Jun 18, 2019

    A place for all of us disgruntled old farts to gather and do curmudgeonly things. Stand up and flaunt your attitude! We've earned the right to be…

  • Intermediate building tips and tricks forum

    247 members Latest Activity: Jan 16 This forum is for sharing general building information that falls between "CBG building 101" and "Super advanced building"

  • Radios turned Guitar Amps

    284 members Latest Activity: Dec 4, 2019

    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…

  • Four String Cigar Box Guitars

    211 members Latest Activity: Jan 31, 2019 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

    246 members Latest Activity: Jan 16

    This is a group for home made guitar amps.

  • CBG wiring & electronics.

    738 members Latest Activity: Jan 16

    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…

  • Three string guitars

    662 members Latest Activity: Jan 21

    Everything about anything that's a three stringer

  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1692 members Latest Activity: 13 hours ago

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

  • The Brits are coming

    627 members Latest Activity: Jan 12 A gathering of the UK cbg clan.

  • Speal's Tavern - a CBG Blues Club near Pittsburgh

    85 members Latest Activity: Dec 28, 2017 Shane Speal announces a brand new venue in the Western PA area... Speal's Tavern. Speal's has been pouring since the end of Prohibition...and has…

  • Lefty Pickers & Strummers

    40 members Latest Activity: Jul 14, 2018 A place for lefty's to discuss playing tunes in a righty world! Join in!

  • 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…

  • It Goes To 11

    479 members Latest Activity: Dec 17, 2019 Amps, amplification, effects, hackwiring and general mayhem. Anarchists welcome

  • Purgatory Hill Fan Club

    122 members Latest Activity: Mar 20, 2016 The fan page for Purgatory Hill, the gothic blues duo of pAt mAcdonald and melaniejane. Post your show reviews, pics and more.

  • Tarheel CBG

    76 members Latest Activity: Jan 16 Open to All builders, players, lovers of the CBG in North Carolina..... and whatever friends they may have wherever they may be

  • Keystone State CBG

    74 members Latest Activity: Jun 11, 2016 members of cigar box nation from the state of Pa.

  • Lap Steel World

    177 members Latest Activity: Nov 27, 2019 A group for lap steel admirer's, players and builders.

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In memory Hooch!

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New Member need a little advice.

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Neck bowing

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My 3 Gitty Kits

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Taffy Evans replied to KOOL DOG HOOCH's discussion In memory Hooch!
"Hi Hooch, man that's sad sorry to here that, you must be gutted. When the time is right you…"
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Taffy Evans replied to Tim W's discussion One finger Barre cord technique
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Tim W replied to Tim W's discussion How do I post a picture?
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James Pobog replied to James Pobog's discussion I'm getting better at this...
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Tim W replied to Tim W's discussion One finger Barre cord technique
"ECF23F16-D028-4F55-A1D3-0C7CDBB80960.jpeg Hi guys,   There’s probably a better place to…"
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Simplified sketch of string height, action and fret heights. I bought a cbg; but the strings seem…
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How do I post a picture?

Hi,I wanted to post a sketch of the action on a guitar...but I don’t see a way to do it via iPhone…See More
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In memory Hooch!

My daughter informed me today that my pet and buddyThe "Kool Dog Hooch" had a stroke today and lost…See More
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Myron Joe Hickel replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Correcting a back bowed neck
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