BrianQ.
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Shane Speal
How many instruments have you built so far?
Lost count?
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
How many famous musicians have started on them

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Adam Seelig left a comment for BrianQ.
"Hey Brian! Thanks for the warm welcome! Sorry for the delay but I have been crazy busy but hope to start posting some fun stuff soon!"
1 hour ago
BrianQ. replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Mini powered scrollsaw
"What I’m wondering is, what happens when you’re cutting something harder than balsa wood, will it still cut?"
7 hours ago
BrianQ. replied to neddy's discussion Fret sizes. in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Sounds like you have it set up with E,A,D strings? I recommend A,D,G strings for GDG tuning? You’ll have less tension on the bigger string since you’re tuning it down a whole step to G? If the big string is an E, then you’re tuning…"
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BrianQ. liked Jason Mills's video
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BrianQ. replied to neddy's discussion Fret sizes. in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Maybe you could supply some pics? It may be just a set up issue, hard without a visual?"
7 hours ago
BrianQ. liked Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion Fretting Tip: Shovel Handle Fretting with Coat Hanger Frets by Scott McGilliard
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BrianQ. replied to Shane Speal shanespeal.com's discussion Fretting Tip: Shovel Handle Fretting with Coat Hanger Frets by Scott McGilliard
"I have tried that style on a flat neck with Copper electrical wire & hardware store Brass picture frame wire with good results, not as rigid as coat hangers though? Thanx for sharing Shane, adding to my next project:)"
11 hours ago
BrianQ. commented on Dave Lynas's video
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"That’s great Dave, it sounds like it don’t mess around! :)"
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Why are we here?

  Because we wanna build handmade instruments, that’s why? And we don’t want our wives saying anything about it, see! So look here, you get yer dirty sawdusty hands out there in the shop & build somethin’, why don’t ya!!!

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At 7:32am on October 17, 2019, Adam Seelig said…
Hey Brian! Thanks for the warm welcome! Sorry for the delay but I have been crazy busy but hope to start posting some fun stuff soon!
At 1:56pm on October 16, 2019, Joe Lerch said…
Thanks for the video, it is a good start for me
At 12:03pm on October 11, 2019, James Pobog said…

Awesome site! Thanks!

At 2:40pm on October 10, 2019, Jack Trophia said…

Plan on building something this winter.....Saw these at the Va, State Fair last week

At 12:42pm on October 4, 2019, Tony Amaro said…

Thanks, Brian.

I just purchased my first cbg built in 2015 and signed McLeary, i believe. I may need to learn any upgrades. But, also going to learn to play. Happy to be in the CBN! THANKS!

At 11:15am on October 4, 2019, Ron Bercume said…

Thanks Brian!

At 6:21am on October 3, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

That guy from white stripes seem to have one in his record store, Dar stellabotha did a recording there it seems !  your grand mothers machine must have vanisched in time?thanks for the comments!

At 5:13am on October 2, 2019, Keith Gibson said…

Hi Brian,yeah looking forward to picking up tips and bits from you all out there,this is the first forum i have joined,i feel you Americans have it made with sites like these,as i reside in dear old blighty it is refreshing to maybe get to know a few of you out there,keep up the good work Brian,all the best Keith.

At 5:02pm on September 30, 2019, Marcel Dune said…

Thank you very much!

At 6:27pm on September 28, 2019, Andries D. EKER said…

Mine was realy PONDAN cakepowder from Indonesia,and it includes PANDAN aroma maybee from the leafes you mention ! it is HALAL and baked whit lots of egg's and verry tasty, in indonesia  they use it for something called "Spekcake"its a build cake whit layer on layer olso verry tasty !! thanks for your info and thanks !

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