L.J.'s Groups (19)

  • Cigar box tunings

    162 members Latest Activity: Jul 16, 2014

    Cigar box tunings open to 2'3'4'5'6' stringers uke's bass's what ever you got. and how you creativly use these tuning's

  • Oil Can Guitars

    59 members Latest Activity: Oct 8 I was looking for a place to post some of my oil can guitar photos, I have about 40 or 50 really nice ones I have found over the years on the net. I…

  • 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…

  • Classifieds and Swaps

    333 members Latest Activity: Sep 23

    A place to buy, sell, trade cigar box guitars and other related gear.

     

    Keep in mind that you can find most…

  • Cigar Box Basses

    401 members Latest Activity: Jul 20 Where the lords of the lower frequencies dwell!!!

  • Three string guitars

    659 members Latest Activity: on Saturday

    Everything about anything that's a three stringer

  • The Art Room

    79 members Latest Activity: Oct 23, 2018 Show your artistic talents beyond CBG's or Cbg's with your own artistic touches.Oil's ,Watercolors,Carvings anything art.(NO NUDES PLEASE!Ugly ones…

  • "Special Tools " Either Bought or Homemade

    265 members Latest Activity: Sep 30 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.

  • How good can it sound unplugged?

    145 members Latest Activity: Jan 18 Share experience, tips & tricks that have produced the best acoustic unplugged sound in your cigar box instruments. This applies to commercial or…

  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1675 members Latest Activity: 2 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.…

  • Low Budget Land

    383 members Latest Activity: Oct 10 Cigar box guitar builders are a creative and resourceful bunch. Share ideas for CBG materials and supplies that are free, nearly free, or recycled.

  • TEXAS HOME

    99 members Latest Activity: Sep 23 Just a place for us Texas boys to talk about music and festivals around the state. Anybody is welcome to join!

  • Ted's Mad Scientist Lab

    222 members Latest Activity: Apr 8, 2018 Where music and invention collide...

  • 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.

  • CBG Nation's Chapel

    161 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

  • Smokehouse Guitars

    156 members Latest Activity: Jul 11

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

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  • Secrets of the CBG Underground

    341 members Latest Activity: Sep 30 Tips, Tricks of the Trade and Secrets that (almost) no one is supposed to know about... Tell us your secrets!

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