Don Barnhill
  • Los Alamitos, CA
  • United States

Don Barnhill's Friends

  • lhos
  • Letha Allen
  • Leo Anderson
  • Flippin 9's (Scot C.)
  • South Paw,Davey
  • Phill Hill Charlie
  • jabes
  • Barry Potter
  • Thomas Smith
  • Roadkill a.k.a. John Maw
  • Mark Lillo
  • Glenn Reither
  • Keni Lee Burgess
  • L.J.

Don Barnhill's Discussions

Adding photos to your posts

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayfinder Apr 21, 2016. 3 Replies

Would someone help me on how to upload photos in my posts?I'm going to try and upload a photo of a cigar box amp I made. My last upload only made an attachment.Thank you for the help.Continue

Happy New Year to All!

Started Dec 31, 2012 0 Replies

Dear friends of CBN,Thank you for all your ideas, music and friendship.CBN is my favorite forum on the internet. I have learned a lot from fellow builders and learned what a close knit community CBN…Continue

First and 2nd build!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Barnhill May 15, 2012. 4 Replies

Here is the start of the first & 2nd build. I used curly maple for the necks and fingerboards. The fingerboards are thick enough to resaw and get several FB out of them. The FB's are Big Leaf…Continue

ƒ-Hole Patterns from 1930's-1940's Gibson/Kalamazoo

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Barnhill May 15, 2012. 8 Replies

I copied these ƒ-hole patterns from my 1930-1940's Gibson/Kalamazoo acoustic archtop guitar that was made at the original Gibson factory. You can scale the image up or down prior to printing in the…Continue

Tags: ƒ-holes


Don Barnhill's Page

Profile Information

How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Internet search

Don Barnhill's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall (9 comments)

You need to be a member of Cigar Box Nation to add comments!

Join Cigar Box Nation

At 4:20pm on October 20, 2012, Keni Lee Burgess said…

My pleasure Don. Glad to be of assistance. Yes, that is the link to my video instructional lessons or when you visit simply search: keni lee

Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance, Enjoy playing your new build.

At 5:26am on October 20, 2012, lhos said…

Great to have you as a freind!

At 5:29pm on June 14, 2012, Phill Hill Charlie said…

very happy to be your new friend, thank you very much for adding...°<[:-) [---]==={...

At 4:35pm on June 14, 2012, Phill Hill Charlie said…

Hi Don, many thanks for your so friendly comment "Wow that's cool! Looks like an awesome place to have a little jam session!" i appreciate... I updated that phot (now named only "Wait for you all my friends") while you were writting that comment...

thank you again...°<[:-) [---]==={...

At 9:05am on June 7, 2012, jabes said…

hi Don, thankyou for the invite ,i'm a year or so into this lunacy and have been enjoying it from the start. hope we can be amusing and helpful..

best regards J


At 2:38pm on June 6, 2012, Keni Lee Burgess said…

Thank you Don for your friendship. Enjoy, Keni Lee

At 7:26am on June 6, 2012, Keni Lee Burgess said…

My pleasure Don. Please check out my instructional video CDs here:  I clearly explain basic theory, but more importantly I demonstrate it's application for figuring out songs and creating your own arrangements. Please let me know if I can be of further assistance. Enjoy your build and practice, Keni Lee 

At 10:48am on May 25, 2012, Michael Fred Johnson said…

This workspace is only clean because it is brand new give me a little time and I'll create chaos. The birthday wishes are a little late, last september, it has taken this long for me to get around to the hut

At 5:45am on May 23, 2012, Mark Lillo said…

Hi Don, thank you for the nice comment on the parlor guitar


The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation? How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources


Licence plates

Started by Michael Myers in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Carl Floyd on Friday. 15 Replies

Completed Builds

Started by ThePracticalPeasant in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by ThePracticalPeasant Oct 20. 5 Replies


Started by Mitchell Cutsinger in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Carl Floyd Sep 29. 5 Replies

Blog Posts

Leonard Cohen Life

Posted by Keith Rearick on October 7, 2021 at 11:18am 0 Comments

CBGer’s Lament

Posted by Ghostbuttons on October 3, 2021 at 12:11am 0 Comments


Posted by Mark E. Martinsen on September 29, 2021 at 8:39pm 3 Comments

Prototyping with a big ol' wine box

Posted by Ben on September 23, 2021 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

Mr. Bells

Posted by Stephen Cohen on September 4, 2021 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

Latest Activity

Jack Gray posted a discussion

Anyone in or near Fayetteville, NC area building CBG’s? other than me.

Hello, anyone in the Fayetteville, NC area building CBG’s?other than me. Thanks……..JackSee More
3 hours ago
Chuck Hunsinger commented on Uncle John's video
3 hours ago
BrianQ. left a comment for Jimbo
"Welcome, check out the Resources tab for build/play info and join some groups located in the Posts…"
4 hours ago
Profile IconJimbo, Bob Doyle and Jurgs joined Cigar Box Nation
6 hours ago
A.D.EKER commented on A.D.EKER's video
6 hours ago
A.D.EKER posted a video

Kind hearted Woman R. Johnson - A. D. Eker 2021

Something you whish for but dont allways meet, usely they are Dragons who try to suck you dry ,or mentaly hurt you by loving you not for what you are ,or do...
6 hours ago
3 String Blues commented on 3 String Blues's photo

who can relate???

"yes lots of kids come here and my site!"
7 hours ago
Thomas "Duck" Petry commented on the anonymous pick's photo

swamp witch guitars arsenal 5

"Nice job Mr. Pick. Looks like someone built it down in the mining camp."
7 hours ago
BrianQ. commented on Uncle John's photo

Banjo on my Knee -stolen from AGP- please do not tell him.

"Good one, I used to look forward to reading the Far side in the Sunday paper :)"
8 hours ago
BrianQ. commented on Randy S. Bretz's photo
8 hours ago
BrianQ. liked Randy S. Bretz's photo
8 hours ago
AGP # commented on AGP #'s photo

AGP #446 - ''Jolly Jumbuck''

""Thanks UJ", Yep!, slowly getting the hang of it, should have it down pat after another…"
9 hours ago


© 2021   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

\uastyle>\ud/** Scrollup **/\ud.scrollup {\ud background: url("") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;\ud bottom: 25px;\ud display: inline !important;\ud height: 40px;\ud opacity: 0.3 !important;\ud position: fixed;\ud right: 30px;\ud text-indent: -9999px;\ud width: 40px;\ud z-index: 999;\ud}\ud.scrollup:hover {\ud opacity:0.99!important;\ud}\ud \uascript type="text/javascript">\ud x$(document).ready(function(){\ud x$(window).scroll(function(){\ud if (x$(this).scrollTop() > 100) {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeIn();\ud } else {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeOut();\ud }\ud });\ud x$('.scrollup').click(function(){\ud x$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 600);\ud return false;\ud });\ud });\ud \ua!-- End Scroll Up -->