Uncle John's Groups (22)

  • Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

    1657 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.…

  • CBG Nation's Chapel

    161 members Latest Activity: Mar 19 A place where you can talk about spirit, soul, God or anything that's weighting you down. We take prayer requests too. Wichita Sam - Chaplain

  • Curmudgeons of Cigar Box Nation

    61 members Latest Activity: Jan 31

    A place for all of us disgruntled old farts to gather and do curmudgeonly things. Stand up and flaunt your attitude! We've earned the right to be…

  • CB Nation Recording Studio

    261 members Latest Activity: Feb 6, 2018 An experimental recording collective where members of the Nation can collaborate on music with other members. Please start a new discussion for each…

  • The Blues Exchange

    68 members Latest Activity: Mar 20, 2017

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

  • Greasy's Easy Chords

    128 members Latest Activity: Aug 23, 2018

    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…

  • Classifieds and Swaps

    330 members Latest Activity: May 25

    A place to buy, sell, trade cigar box guitars and other related gear.

     

    Keep in mind that you can find most…

  • Four String Cigar Box Guitars

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

  • rat rod guitars

    192 members Latest Activity: Feb 19 cbgs that may look a bit rough around the edges but sound like hot rods

  • London and nearby

    71 members Latest Activity: Mar 20 A group for those near to London, weather you live near or just feel near spiritually. Even if you've never been to the "Great Metrolops" but feel…

  • 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.

  • Songwriting 101

    40 members Latest Activity: Dec 2, 2017

       For the songwriter who wants to take his songwriting to the next level.  "Good songs are written, GREAT songs are RE-written"!  …

  • Reggae Nation

    82 members Latest Activity: Jan 5, 2017

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

     

  • How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

    859 members Latest Activity: May 23 Playing tips and secrets. Tunings. Primal music theory.

  • Blind Willie Johnson CBG Tribute - free download

    279 members Latest Activity: Mar 5, 2018

    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

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