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  • Smokin' Mandolins

    111 members Latest Activity: Jan 18, 2018 Cigar Box Mandolins

  • Banjo Players Unite!

    100 members Latest Activity: Oct 9, 2018 Just a place for all things banjo, 5 String, Tenor, Plectrum...and of course DIY creations.

  • Chinese/English CBG Cultural Interest Group

    12 members Latest Activity: Mar 25, 2017 A CBN group designed to promote cultural exchanges between China and the West, especially as they relate to cigar box guitars and both guitars and…

  • Cigar Box Basses

    394 members Latest Activity: on Wednesday Where the lords of the lower frequencies dwell!!!

  • 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.

  • Hall of Shame

    95 members Latest Activity: Nov 8, 2017 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…

  • C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply

    251 members Latest Activity: Dec 28, 2018 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…

  • Cigar Box Ukulele

    410 members Latest Activity: Jul 3, 2018 Does your cigar box contain a jumping flea?

  • 2 String CBG builds, playing, tuning

    129 members Latest Activity: Nov 21, 2018 2 string CBG only

  • Can Jo Consortium

    241 members Latest Activity: Jan 10 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…

  • How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

    858 members Latest Activity: 8 hours ago Playing tips and secrets. Tunings. Primal music theory.

  • Instruments for Kids

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

  • Three string guitars

    656 members Latest Activity: 8 hours ago

    Everything about anything that's a three stringer

  • "Special Tools " Either Bought or Homemade

    264 members Latest Activity: Aug 31, 2018 Hi Yall Thought it would be good for us all to share what Special tools we have or need , just to make this CBG thing a little less stress free.

  • CIGAR BOX KALIMBAS

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

  • CBG News

    208 members Latest Activity: Aug 30, 2016 A home for news articles, interviews, press releases and anything that's out there spreading the word, or what you want out there spreading the…

  • 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.…

  • The Luck O' The Irish

    40 members Latest Activity: May 26, 2018 Just an auld group for all the Irish CBG lovers out there.

  • Cigar Box Fiddlers

    90 members Latest Activity: Jun 1, 2017 welcome to my new group. lets talk bowed instruments.

  • Chicago CBG

    43 members Latest Activity: Mar 22, 2016 A group for Chicagoland CBGers to unite. Perhaps get a jam goin, or meet up for some brew and blues! ANYONE from ANYWHERE is certainly welcome to…

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