John Sims's Groups (14)

  • Radios turned Guitar Amps

    282 members Latest Activity: Sep 17

    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

    149 members Latest Activity: Aug 20

    Build Your Own Lap Steel Guitar!

    Start by downloading these vintage plans for making…

  • CBG Tabs

    573 members Latest Activity: 1 hour ago 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?

    221 members Latest Activity: Aug 31 bring on the home made resonators. tips tricks plans and songs.

  • It Goes To 11

    472 members Latest Activity: Dec 26, 2017 Amps, amplification, effects, hackwiring and general mayhem. Anarchists welcome

  • Secrets of the CBG Underground

    339 members Latest Activity: Sep 6 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

    524 members Latest Activity: Oct 3 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: Dec 27, 2017

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

     …

  • Low Budget Land

    377 members Latest Activity: May 9 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

    1623 members Latest Activity: 18 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 Where music and invention collide...

  • Classifieds and Swaps

    325 members Latest Activity: May 26

    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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Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com in Feature Articles. Last reply by Andy Main 3 hours ago. 6 Replies

Building a basic bridge?

Started by Frank Scott in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick 12 hours ago. 27 Replies

My first real work bench.

Started by Cause the Blue rat in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Cause the Blue rat yesterday. 8 Replies

Blew it

Started by Brent Kasl in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Taffy Evans on Thursday. 4 Replies

fret cutting jig

Started by Alan Dillard in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Bruce Young on Wednesday. 7 Replies

Blog Posts

Double cake box guitar

Posted by Hans on October 17, 2018 at 8:00am 9 Comments

fret marker ideas

Posted by Philip Hopper on October 17, 2018 at 4:06am 11 Comments

CBG project

Posted by Philip Hopper on October 13, 2018 at 3:45pm 3 Comments

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Andries D. EKER posted a song

 play Be Inspired D.D.Goodinson - A.D.Eker 2018

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Blue Uke @SJP 2018

"Hello there Rooster ! Thanks for your kind comments ! Appriciated !"
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Blue Uke @SJP 2018

"Thanks Uncle ! Rezzo Uke ! Thanks Kirk ! Like UJ say's Tiny But big sound, all acoustic !"
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Blue Uke @SJP 2018

"thanks TAP! Thanks Dave Yep put metal strings on this one ,and whalla it sounds a hole lots better!"
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Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive

"Thanks, Uncle John & Kirk!"
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Bruce Young replied to Bruce Young's discussion A method for grounding strings without metal bridge or tailpiece
"Your video is where I started with the grounding question. Thanks for that. But I wanted to use a…"
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Mardi Macfly posted photos
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Walter Haapapuro commented on BeetleJuice!'s group Three string guitars
"Hard tail bridge screws: Anybody have issues with the elevation screws for saddles falling out?…"
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Frank Scott replied to Frank Scott's discussion Neck with built in Fret Board ? Advice Needed
"Thanks for sharing you experience Jerry. This info is very helpful to know."
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CBG Tabs

So you built your CBG and now you need something to play on it, right? Well, if you're not…See More
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The Art Room

Show your artistic talents beyond CBG's or Cbg's with your own artistic touches.Oil's…See More
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Blue Uke @SJP 2018

"Very cool!!!"
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