The Phrygian Kid's Groups (35)

  • Piezos From Outer Space!!!

    27 members Latest Activity: Dec 7, 2018

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

  • Ted's Mad Scientist Lab

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

  • Sell Those Puppies!

    167 members Latest Activity: Jul 5

    A group to discuss selling the instruments and accessories we build.  Where to sell, how to display, what works and what doesn't.  Where do you…

  • Cigar Box Basses

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

  • SOAPBOX - Rants & Raves

    94 members Latest Activity: May 19, 2018 A sounding board for the CBG Revolutionary

  • DOOM FOLK COLLECTIVE

    63 members Latest Activity: Aug 16, 2016 A place for posting music and videos exploring music inspired by artists like Olds Sleeper, Purgatory Hill, Crow Tongue and Cracklebone. The "tone"…

  • 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.

  • Solidbody city

    118 members Latest Activity: Jun 3

    CBGs, cookie tins..…

  • Lap Steel World

    174 members Latest Activity: on Sunday A group for lap steel admirer's, players and builders.

  • "Special Tools " Either Bought or Homemade

    264 members Latest Activity: Aug 31, 2018 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 6 string CBG's

    241 members Latest Activity: Jun 2 Everything 6 string and only six stringers...post yer stuff here...don't let it get lost in the random photo secition!

  • The Brits are coming

    622 members Latest Activity: Aug 7 A gathering of the UK cbg clan.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Share the Music & Vids

    92 members Latest Activity: Sep 10, 2018 Recorded or Filmed yourself lately? Got a link to an interesting Youtube vid or music download? Then post em here.

  • Intermediate building tips and tricks forum

    242 members Latest Activity: May 8 This forum is for sharing general building information that falls between "CBG building 101" and "Super advanced building"

  • How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

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

  • Can Jo Consortium

    243 members Latest Activity: Jul 24 The simplest little resonator instrument of all. Please add links to plans, photos of your canjos and ideas you've found that make the most of this…

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