Ice Bob's Groups (23)

  • Tenor Guitar (cbg)

    97 members Latest Activity: Sep 9, 2019 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.…

  • Teisco and vintage Japanese Lovers group.

    100 members Latest Activity: Nov 3, 2019

    For all things Teisco. AND those sweet vintage japanese guitars with those vintage pickups made by Teisco that no guitar on the planet can match.…

  • Four String Cigar Box Guitars

    211 members Latest Activity: Jan 31, 2019 Group for those who are interested to find out more and swap ideas for builds, chords and tunings for these versatile instruments!

  • Trades

    53 members Latest Activity: Jul 26, 2017

    A spot for builders who want to trade a cbg for cbg.

  • 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.

  • Hand built and custom microphones

    82 members Latest Activity: Oct 23, 2019

    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…

  • Radios turned Guitar Amps

    284 members Latest Activity: Dec 4, 2019

    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…

  • Baritone Guitar (cbg)

    65 members Latest Activity: Nov 1, 2019 If you build baritone cigar box guitars or have a likeness for them, this group is for you.

  • DUMPSTER DIVER'S MUSIC UNION

    216 members Latest Activity: Jul 13, 2019 Scavengers unite! We want to know what unusual trash you've used to build instruments. Post your trash-to-treasure creations. Follow up on…

  • Joker's CBG Podcast (Boxheads United)

    75 members Latest Activity: Jan 25, 2015

    The CBG Podcast is now "Boxheads United"

    An independent music podcast and blog

  • Diddley Bows and Other Primitives

    336 members Latest Activity: Jan 10 A place to discuss one-string diddley bows, washtub basses, washboards and any other primitive instrument that may fall outside the Cigar Box realm.

  • Blind Willie Johnson CBG Tribute - free download

    280 members Latest Activity: Dec 18, 2019

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

  • 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

  • 2010 CBG Christmas album

    35 members Latest Activity: Feb 4, 2014

    We're doin' it again this year... THE 2010 CIGAR BOX GUITAR CHRISTMAS album will be compiled and made available as a free download for the world…

  • Cigar Box Nation Facebook project

    114 members Latest Activity: Feb 23, 2017 A collection of CBG fan pages on Facebook. Spread the word about other builders/performers on fB!

  • 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…

  • BackYard Farmington Romeos

    39 members Latest Activity: May 27, 2014 A GROUP for "writers" SHARE... Song writing technique Song structure Lyrical arrangements etc...

  • Purgatory Hill Fan Club

    122 members Latest Activity: Mar 20, 2016 The fan page for Purgatory Hill, the gothic blues duo of pAt mAcdonald and melaniejane. Post your show reviews, pics and more.

  • Percussion Anyone?

    75 members Latest Activity: Feb 22, 2019 Cigar box guitar players can lay down the rythm, but who lays down the groove? This groups is for the percussion player in all of us, lets…

  • Cigar Box Basses

    401 members Latest Activity: Jul 20, 2019 Where the lords of the lower frequencies dwell!!!

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Necks

Started by James Pobog in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by James Pobog 4 hours ago. 11 Replies

Small screen problem

Started by Paul scofield in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Keith Rearick 10 hours ago. 3 Replies

Piezo pup handling noise

Started by Kevin Keating in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Kevin Keating 20 hours ago. 8 Replies

My cool tool find!

Started by KOOL DOG HOOCH in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by KOOL DOG HOOCH yesterday. 3 Replies

Amp kit

Started by Tim Ahlberg in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by the anonymous pick on Tuesday. 4 Replies

Blog Posts

Neck bowing

Posted by Mike Kinzie on January 24, 2020 at 5:38pm 1 Comment

Dual lap steel

Posted by Ron Lutz on January 9, 2020 at 2:42pm 4 Comments

My 3 Gitty Kits

Posted by Poorness Studios on January 8, 2020 at 9:20am 2 Comments

My CBG details

Posted by Paul scofield on January 1, 2020 at 9:22am 2 Comments

Latest Activity

Derek Rose posted a video

Blues & Whiskey - on cigar box guitar

Original song on cigar box guitar and a home made amp. Thanks for listening!
1 hour ago
Derek Rose commented on 3 String Guitars's video
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⚡️Electro-Cigar Box Resonator⚡️Guitar - Old Time Slide Botteneck Blues

"Love the hue of blue. Nice bass to complement the ringy slide."
1 hour ago
Derek Rose liked 3 String Guitars's video
1 hour ago
Derek Rose commented on Gary O'slide's video
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Gary O'slide Nature

"Nice warm tone and tremolo. Very pretty playing."
1 hour ago
Derek Rose liked Gary O'slide's video
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Derek Rose commented on Dave Lynas's video
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The Barn Dance

"Fun song Dave. Nice multi-tracking and that guitar sounds great."
1 hour ago
Derek Rose liked Dave Lynas's video
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AGP # posted photos
1 hour ago
Taffy Evans commented on Mike Kinzie's blog post Neck bowing
"Hi mike, what a bummer, Yes a bar would do the trick, but you would have to remove the bow first.…"
3 hours ago
James Pobog replied to James Pobog's discussion Necks
"My Home  depot has good stock of hobby wood. The oak 2x2 I got  for the 2 string bass has…"
4 hours ago
James Pobog replied to James Pobog's discussion Necks
"I have a router table that I  haven't set up yet,  but will soon. Agree with …"
4 hours ago
Gary Hunt left a comment for Uncle John
"Thanks Uncle John for thr link to knotlenny's leeson,  Great for some new to the 3 string…"
4 hours ago

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