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Motivation vs. Frustration

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom T Oct 23, 2015. 23 Replies

Pretty much just starting out.  Tried to play guitar a few times, took some lessons.  Never got very far.Built a slider CBG a few months ago.  Subscribed to an online course.  Don't know that I'm…Continue

 

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evanmars replied to John VanHoozer's discussion CBG's in Netfilx's Santa Clarita Diet
"Haven't gotten that far yet. I'll have to be on the lookout."
Jun 10
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"Second Saturday of every month."
Oct 27, 2018
evanmars replied to Arthur Payne's discussion Space between Box top and Neck? in the group Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101
"Leave a slight space except for the ends, and maybe right under the bridge, so the top can resonate. Mount a block of wood under the neck at each end of the box to fasten it."
Oct 18, 2018

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Dennis Havlena / internet search for DIY instruments
How many instruments have you built so far?
5
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
How they can be either super easy to build or super intricate, and how, no matter how simple or intricate, they can sound so awesome.

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