Doug Krantz's Groups (14)

  • Can Jo Consortium

    251 members Latest Activity: Jun 21 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…

  • 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!

  • Best Deals Around

    100 members Latest Activity: Nov 11, 2018 A place to share sources for great deals on instrument parts. If you find a great score, even if it's on ebay, be sure to post it hear so we can all…

  • 2 String CBG builds, playing, tuning

    130 members Latest Activity: Jan 28, 2019 2 string CBG only

  • Ted's Mad Scientist Lab

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

  • Ohio CBG Cooperative

    45 members Latest Activity: Jun 27, 2018 A place for all you buckeyes to get together and talk about your cbg's- builds, purchases, performances etc.

  • 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!

  • Smokehouse Guitars

    156 members Latest Activity: Jul 11, 2019

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

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  • Lap Steel World

    177 members Latest Activity: May 10, 2020 A group for lap steel admirer's, players and builders.

  • Build Your Own Lap Steel Guitar

    153 members Latest Activity: Jan 23

    Build Your Own Lap Steel Guitar!

    Start by downloading these vintage plans for making…

  • 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!

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Discussion: Toothpick Frets?

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Fret calculations

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