John Sims's Groups (14)

  • Radios turned Guitar Amps

    280 members Latest Activity: Aug 13

    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: Apr 19

    Build Your Own Lap Steel Guitar!

    Start by downloading these vintage plans for making…

  • 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…

  • 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

    477 members Latest Activity: Aug 9 Amps, amplification, effects, hackwiring and general mayhem. Anarchists welcome

  • Secrets of the CBG Underground

    340 members Latest Activity: Jan 18 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

    526 members Latest Activity: Jul 19 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

    377 members Latest Activity: May 9, 2018 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

    1665 members Latest Activity: Jul 25

    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: Jul 14

    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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CBG Minded Michigan'ders September Club Meeting at Red Sky Stage in Bay Harbor

September 14, 2019 from 1pm to 5pm
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back to sit-in on the printer, so the dog can't get it....

"In a world full of Gibson, Fender, PRS.,.,and such.,.,I think this would be a big hit at open mike…"
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Fretboard

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D&D Rocket........different view

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Rocket.......two

"Piezo Gibson modified bridge has a piezo under each string. Incredible response."
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