Barrie's Groups (21)

  • Old Punks Never Die - They Just Play CBG's

    118 members Latest Activity: Oct 8, 2019 Talk about the good old days when you were a punk. Post pics and covers of old Punk Songs on a CBG!

  • 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…

  • Skeesix CBG Pickups

    104 members Latest Activity: Jul 22

    Pickups, pickups, pickups! Skeesix CBG pickups, magnetic, piezo, magnets, wire, bobbins, winding, winders, installation, single coils, humbuckers,…

  • CBG wiring & electronics.

    744 members Latest Activity: Sep 8

    Want to plug that thing in? Here's a place to share ideas about pickups (Both magnetic and piezo) and wiring in volume and tone control, the best…

  • Australian CBG

    169 members Latest Activity: Sep 9 Australian builders can meet and discuss issues with making guitars down under.

  • Ted's Mad Scientist Lab

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

  • 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!

  • GOLDCOAST TWANGERS

    42 members Latest Activity: Aug 26, 2015 A message board for cigar box guitar enthusiasts of Australia.

  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1725 members Latest Activity: on Wednesday

    This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.…

  • DUMPSTER DIVER'S MUSIC UNION

    217 members Latest Activity: Jul 26, 2020 Scavengers unite! We want to know what unusual trash you've used to build instruments. Post your trash-to-treasure creations. Follow up on…

  • The Open Mic

    107 members Latest Activity: May 9, 2018 A cigar box guitar was meant to be played!!! Cigar Box Nation is encouraging all its members to get out and perform in public. Find an open mic and…

  • Steampunk Collective

    255 members Latest Activity: Nov 20, 2020 A place to discuss, dream up and create Steampunk instruments.

  • Cigar Box Fiddlers

    90 members Latest Activity: Mar 12, 2020 welcome to my new group. lets talk bowed instruments.

  • Good Wood

    135 members Latest Activity: Mar 20, 2017 For everyone who gets excited by rare timbers, turned on by a good burr, or maybe you just have a technical query about working something new? Feel…

  • 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.

  • How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

    874 members Latest Activity: on Wednesday Playing tips and secrets. Tunings. Primal music theory.

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To Reach the Chord

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