Loco's Groups (22)

  • Solidbody city

    118 members Latest Activity: Apr 21, 2020

    CBGs, cookie tins..…

  • Hand built and custom microphones

    84 members Latest Activity: Jun 21

    thought about how i was using modern mics and effects, mainly distortion and reverb, to record with and it seemed the next step to me was hand…

  • Intermediate building tips and tricks forum

    249 members Latest Activity: Jun 21 This forum is for sharing general building information that falls between "CBG building 101" and "Super advanced building"

  • Super Advanced Cigar Box Guitar Building

    532 members Latest Activity: Mar 22, 2020 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!

  • Blind Willie Johnson CBG Tribute - free download

    280 members Latest Activity: Apr 17

    Download your free copy of the Cigar Box Guitar Tribute to Blind Willie Johnson.  All cigar box guitar.  Presented by…

  • Four String Cigar Box Guitars

    213 members Latest Activity: May 12 Group for those who are interested to find out more and swap ideas for builds, chords and tunings for these versatile instruments!

  • The Blues Exchange

    71 members Latest Activity: Nov 20, 2020

    Share your songs, videos, lyrics, ideas for anything Blues.

  • 6 string CBG's

    241 members Latest Activity: Jun 2, 2019 Everything 6 string and only six stringers...post yer stuff here...don't let it get lost in the random photo secition!

  • Tenor Guitar (cbg)

    97 members Latest Activity: Jul 6, 2020 We all fashion our cigar box guitars into the format of regular guitars, so why not do something new with your cbg. Make it a tenor cigar box guitar.…

  • Home Made Guitar Amps

    249 members Latest Activity: Jul 7

    This is a group for home made guitar amps.

  • How good can it sound unplugged?

    148 members Latest Activity: Dec 19, 2020 Share experience, tips & tricks that have produced the best acoustic unplugged sound in your cigar box instruments. This applies to commercial or…

  • Greasy's Easy Chords

    129 members Latest Activity: Aug 27, 2019

    Since i started playing these cbg's i've been wishing i had a chord book. A recent attemp to teach myself music theory gave me the idea to try to…

  • C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply

    258 members Latest Activity: Feb 24 C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply is your one-stop shop for the parts and accessories you need for building and playing Cigar Box Guitars and other…

  • How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

    871 members Latest Activity: Jun 21 Playing tips and secrets. Tunings. Primal music theory.

  • Canadian CBG

    96 members Latest Activity: Dec 16, 2019

    Were Canadian CBG makers can talk CBG topics and share ideas and photos and vids.

  • 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.

  • Low Budget Land

    388 members Latest Activity: Jun 21 Cigar box guitar builders are a creative and resourceful bunch. Share ideas for CBG materials and supplies that are free, nearly free, or recycled.

  • Secrets of the CBG Underground

    342 members Latest Activity: Jun 21 Tips, Tricks of the Trade and Secrets that (almost) no one is supposed to know about... Tell us your secrets!

  • CBG Tabs

    594 members Latest Activity: Jul 4 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…

  • Reggae Nation

    81 members Latest Activity: Nov 19, 2019

    A place to lay back in the sun and chill :o) Post all your reggae, ska, dub & dancehall covers right here, mon!

     

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