Thomas "Duck" Petry's Groups (45)

  • 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…

  • Piezos From Outer Space!!!

    27 members Latest Activity: Dec 7, 2018

    The simple Piezo Disc pickup is one of the most underrated sound devices.  Sure,…

  • Greasy's Easy Chords

    128 members Latest Activity: Aug 23, 2018

    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…

  • DUMPSTER DIVER'S MUSIC UNION

    216 members Latest Activity: Jul 13 Scavengers unite! We want to know what unusual trash you've used to build instruments. Post your trash-to-treasure creations. Follow up on…

  • Home Made Guitar Amps

    239 members Latest Activity: May 17

    This is a group for home made guitar amps.

  • 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…

  • Smokin' Mandolins

    112 members Latest Activity: Mar 24 Cigar Box Mandolins

  • Curmudgeons of Cigar Box Nation

    62 members Latest Activity: Jun 18

    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…

  • The Beginners Club

    308 members Latest Activity: Mar 1 A club for beginners who are building for the first time and need some support from each other as well as experienced builders who are…

  • Effects and Pedals

    31 members Latest Activity: Dec 1, 2018

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

  • Hall of Shame

    96 members Latest Activity: Jun 21 If you have one of those colossal, bonehead, 'DOH' moments building, tell us about it here. Aw come on, admit it. You've done something…

  • CBGs Showing Up Everywhere

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

  • Good Wood

    135 members Latest Activity: Mar 20, 2017 For everyone who gets excited by rare timbers, turned on by a good burr, or maybe you just have a technical query about working something new? Feel…

  • CBG Tabs

    581 members Latest Activity: Jul 12 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…

  • unusual guitar designs

    171 members Latest Activity: Jan 18 bring us your most unusual builds that you think is not average so we can say yes that is different.

  • Old School

    83 members Latest Activity: May 9, 2018 19th and 20th century references to the humble cigar box guitar.

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Indiana State Fair

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Buying in bulk

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Latest Activity

Taffy Evans replied to Dave Barrett's discussion Some things I learned from my latest build
"I hope you did not bleed on that just for the photo. That's happened to me after a heavy gig…"
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Summertime on Cigar Box Baritone Ukulele

"Thanks Dave. I've got York PA CBG Festival this weekend and then an old time music festival…"
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Summertime on Cigar Box Baritone Ukulele

"Thanks for the kind words  Mike!"
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Dave Lynas commented on Dave Lynas's video
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Double Bass Blues

"Thanks you guys. I do like Chris Lion’s Guit Fiddle. It slides so nice both with fingers or…"
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Walkin Down the Blues

"Thanks John. It’s your Red Dog pickup that does it. :D)"
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Midnight on the Water and Grumpy Old Man

"Scrumptious AGP. I didn’t know you was a Scumpy Old Man..."
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Dave Lynas commented on Jim Morris's video
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Summertime on Cigar Box Baritone Ukulele

"You look in Summer mode Jim. Maybe we can stretch Summer somemore!"
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Doug Krantz replied to Dave Barrett's discussion Some things I learned from my latest build
"#2 is correct, especially if you dont realize right away, that you are leaking red oozie stuff......"
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Fields of Green A. D. Eker 2019

"Hi there AGP# Glad you liked it ! (:^)"
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