John Sims's Groups (14)

  • Radios turned Guitar Amps

    284 members Latest Activity: 20 hours ago

    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…

  • Build Your Own Lap Steel Guitar

    151 members Latest Activity: Oct 15

    Build Your Own Lap Steel Guitar!

    Start by downloading these vintage plans for making…

  • CBG Tabs

    584 members Latest Activity: yesterday 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…

  • How loud can we make it?

    224 members Latest Activity: Jun 14 bring on the home made resonators. tips tricks plans and songs.

  • It Goes To 11

    478 members Latest Activity: Nov 26 Amps, amplification, effects, hackwiring and general mayhem. Anarchists welcome

  • 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!

  • Super Advanced Cigar Box Guitar Building

    529 members Latest Activity: Nov 7 Here's where the freaks hang out. Get the inside scoop on wild cigar box guitar designs, advancements and experiments. Not for the timid builder!

  • Smokehouse Guitars

    156 members Latest Activity: Jul 11

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

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  • Low Budget Land

    384 members Latest Activity: Nov 26 Cigar box guitar builders are a creative and resourceful bunch. Share ideas for CBG materials and supplies that are free, nearly free, or recycled.

  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1683 members Latest Activity: 20 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.…

  • Ted's Mad Scientist Lab

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

  • 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…

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Mods to CBG kit

Started by James Pobog in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by James Pobog 20 hours ago. 4 Replies

Back Angle

Started by Brent Kasl in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig on Monday. 4 Replies

We Need Your Photos! Instruments Built From Our Archives!

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com in Feature Articles. Last reply by norm campbell on Sunday. 1 Reply

Routing question

Started by James Pobog in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by James Pobog on Friday. 4 Replies

a free cd

Started by Matthew Borczon in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Matthew Borczon Nov 27. 2 Replies

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Mag pickup help

Posted by Fantacone Box Works on December 1, 2019 at 7:26pm 5 Comments

Tupelo Tenor kit

Posted by Craig W.Solomon on November 21, 2019 at 6:51pm 4 Comments

Hello from new member

Posted by Morgan L. Scoggins on November 16, 2019 at 9:52am 8 Comments

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