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  • 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.

  • CBG Nation's Chapel

    162 members Latest Activity: Jul 13 A place where you can talk about spirit, soul, God or anything that's weighting you down. We take prayer requests too. Wichita Sam - Chaplain

  • Diddley Bows and Other Primitives

    330 members Latest Activity: Aug 17 A place to discuss one-string diddley bows, washtub basses, washboards and any other primitive instrument that may fall outside the Cigar Box realm.

  • How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

    860 members Latest Activity: Jul 12 Playing tips and secrets. Tunings. Primal music theory.

  • 2010 CBG Christmas album

    35 members Latest Activity: Feb 4, 2014

    We're doin' it again this year... THE 2010 CIGAR BOX GUITAR CHRISTMAS album will be compiled and made available as a free download for the world…

  • Solidbody city

    118 members Latest Activity: Jun 3

    CBGs, cookie tins..…

  • 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…

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

    150 members Latest Activity: Sep 11

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

  • Build Your Own Lap Steel Guitar

    151 members Latest Activity: Apr 19

    Build Your Own Lap Steel Guitar!

    Start by downloading these vintage plans for making…

  • Piezos From Outer Space!!!

    28 members Latest Activity: Aug 29

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

  • Introduce Yourself!

    1296 members Latest Activity: Sep 11 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…

  • Lazy B Radio

    27 members Latest Activity: Feb 2, 2016

    A group devoted to showcasing cigar box guitar musicians and Cigar Box Nation…

  • 2013 Pennsylvania Cigar Box Guitar Festival

    9 members Latest Activity: May 10, 2014

    Post your pictures, videos, and comments or memories of the 2013 festival in York.

  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1669 members Latest Activity: Sep 5

    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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