Bill Turner (Wunkyman)
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Through ordering parts at C.B.Gitty
How many instruments have you built so far?
About 75
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I enjoy finding interesting objects and building a guitar around them.

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Chicago CBG Fest

Posted on November 7, 2013 at 8:41am 1 Comment

To my local CBN friends...As you may know Wunkywerks Guitars will be at its first event EVER this Saturday. This is an all day, family friendly, multi-genre INDOOR music festival. (WHEW!) There is a $10 cover for adults. I would love to see you there but I don't expect any of you to shell out $10 just to come say "Hi!" to me.…
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At 11:12am on April 17, 2018, Steve Allen said…

This is a stone cold winner on all fronts ~ creativity, elegance, recycling, musical instrument and a unique piece of art. Keep on raising the bar for us cigar box luthiers!

At 2:57am on July 22, 2014, Cpt. Nemoff said…


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Cigar Box Guitar and classical music met again after 150 years!

In the middle of XIX century there were musicians who classical pieces performed on homemade instruments such as Cigar Box Guitar. But, unfortunately, there are no records of these unique 
performances did not survive. How do sounds classical music of the Renaissance on cigar box guitar? 

"Das Wohltemperirte Cigar Box Guitar" Album ( translation: Well-Tempered sigar box guitar ) was recorded in a home studio by Eugene Nemov. 

The list of works you will see all the familiar songs and names of composers such as Franz Shubert, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Albinoni and names of familiar music lovers Renaissance: Pascal Bouquet and Francesco da Milano.

Pascal Bouquet - French lutenist, he lived in XV-th century. Pascal Bouquet composed many excellent works for lute and baroque guitar. Musical notations this musician survived to this day. "Brande des Hermites" and "Volte Praetorius" - it's two works from the collection of popular dances of France, Pascal Bouquet written specifically for learning to play the lute. 

Francesco Canova da Milano (Italian Francesco Canova da Milano) - Italian Renaissance lute, one of the major European composers XVI veka.Franchesko Canova da Milano is one of the best composers of lute music, and possibly greatest lute virtuoso of all time. His work, and the amazing beauty of a consistently high level, and are often performed today. 

Just the album includes two copyright works Eugene Nemov - "French dance" and "English dance". They are written in a popular style of lute music of the Renaissance .

All works have been performed at 3-string classic guitars from cigar boxes, made by Eugene Nemov. Description and images of these instruments You can see on the site www.cigarboxguitars.ru and personal Evgeny Nemov page on the www.cigarboxnation.com ;

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At 4:12pm on June 20, 2014, Mark Stowe said…

thanks for the add and for sharing my video of Voodoo Child...

At 9:46pm on November 3, 2013, Hellhound Custom Built Guitars said…

well you sell them so what are the price ranges might treat myself this xmas /.... love the artistry

 

At 7:50am on October 6, 2013, Gene Jaimez said…

Bill, You build some fine looking instruments.

Gene Jaimez

At 8:56pm on September 9, 2013, Low Budget Luthier said…

LUV UR WORK

At 5:22am on August 8, 2013, darryl kernaghan said…

thanks for friending me bill,any help i may be able to give,you are welcome too

At 4:42pm on April 1, 2013, Mike "Katfish" Karash said…

Hey Bill, been at the house up North (no internet) so I'm catching up on CBN. Didn't mean to leave you hangin' on your friend request. You've got some really nice builds pictured on your page, well done! I hope you don't mind if I adapt some elements of your designs into some of my work (imitation being the most sincere form of flattery). Thanks for the friendship...

At 9:18am on March 2, 2013, South Paw,Davey said…

Thank for the invite ;-)

At 9:21pm on February 28, 2013, Harold Grissom said…

Thank you Bill.  I sure appreciate it.

 
 
 

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