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Double cake box guitar

Posted on October 17, 2018 at 8:00am 14 Comments

Six string nougat tin guitar

Posted on May 8, 2018 at 5:00pm 8 Comments

Hans's Discussions

Tin reinforcement question

Started this discussion. Last reply by JB May 8, 2018. 62 Replies

Truss rod without power tools

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Hooper Sep 20, 2018. 35 Replies

Adding some kind of weight to balance CBG?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Jun 29, 2017. 26 Replies

Glue for carbon fiber rods?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Sep 19, 2018. 17 Replies

iRig HD2 - any experiences with CBGs?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dead Crops Jun 7, 2018. 10 Replies

Deer bone

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Craig Dec 27, 2017. 10 Replies

Little armadillo guitar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Dean Apr 21, 2018. 4 Replies

Hans's Friends

  • Danny Connors
  • BluesBob
  • Korrigan
  • Jeff 'Bones' Reilly
  • Vern Hallett
  • Scavanged Sound  (Pete)
  • Kigar
  • Darryl Tuttle
  • Cpt. Nemoff
  • Uncle John
  • BrianQ.

Profile Information

How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
I googled "cigar box guitar"...
How many instruments have you built so far?
Nine
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
It's always the next one that will be perfect...
 

Hans's Page

(top ltr:) #4 one string cigar box diddley bow; #3 cigar box ukulele; #2 four string cigar box guitar; #5 eight string cigar box mandolin; #8 six string nougat tin guitar; #6 three string cigar box guitar.
(bottom ltr:) my Seagull acoustic; cigar box amp & cigar box preamp box;
#7 four string wine box guitar; #9 four string double cake box guitar; #1 four string archive box guitar.

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Hans commented on Korrigan's photo
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Cèilidh

"I'm with AGP: The word 'beautiful' just doen't have enough vovels for this…"
Dec 22, 2018
Hans commented on Hans's blog post Double cake box guitar
"Thanks, Bluesheart!"
Dec 13, 2018
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Dizygotic Twins, Dec 2018

"Pretty twins! To go down the twin-study road  (even though that would require identical twins,…"
Dec 13, 2018
Hans replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Slider Lids
"On the wine box guitar I built a while ago I removed the part of the sides that was protruding over…"
Nov 25, 2018
Hans replied to Mikey Hearrold II's discussion pre amp unit for Piezo
"Yes, and the one you linked to, Brian, is actually exactly the same as the one on Taffy's…"
Nov 20, 2018
Hans replied to Jeff 'Bones' Reilly's discussion What in a headstock
"Definitely worth the effort!"
Nov 17, 2018
Hans commented on Jeff 'Bones' Reilly's photo
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#25 Bolivar 3 string electric slide

"I get the newsletter by email, so I don't have a clue how to send you the link, Bones, the…"
Nov 17, 2018
Hans commented on Norbert's video
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November

"I really don't like November (I live in Germany too...) - but I do like this!"
Nov 17, 2018
Hans replied to Taffy Evans's discussion Some of my Headstocks [ not cbg related.] Part one.
"Yes, they're all great! Really nice work! My favorites are the flamboyant one with scroll and…"
Nov 17, 2018
Hans liked Taffy Evans's discussion Some of my Headstocks [ not cbg related.] Part one.
Nov 17, 2018
Hans commented on Jeff 'Bones' Reilly's photo
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#25 Bolivar 3 string electric slide

"Nice one, Bones! They rightfully chose this as the featured instrument for this week's…"
Nov 17, 2018
Hans liked Jeff 'Bones' Reilly's photo
Nov 17, 2018
Hans replied to Jeff 'Bones' Reilly's discussion What in a headstock
"Thanks, Mikey, I stole the design idea for that one from CBN member Cpt. Nemoff..."
Nov 14, 2018
Hans replied to Jeff 'Bones' Reilly's discussion What in a headstock
"I can't decide... so here are my top three (in no particular order):"
Nov 14, 2018
Hans commented on Kenneth " Hammy " Hamblock's photo
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"Yes, this is very cool!I've been thinking about building myself a "silent guitar"…"
Nov 12, 2018
Hans liked Kenneth " Hammy " Hamblock's photo
Nov 12, 2018
Hans commented on Korrigan's photo
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Nancy

"Quite some sustain indeed!"
Nov 12, 2018
Hans commented on Korrigan's photo
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Nancy

"Nancy sure is a good-looking lady!What's the deal with the bridge construction? Is this just…"
Nov 12, 2018
Hans liked Korrigan's photo
Nov 12, 2018
Hans replied to frank learman's discussion Number 11 NOT A CBG
"Beautiful!"
Oct 31, 2018

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At 4:08am on October 18, 2018, BluesBob said…

I really like your stuff, Hans! This is some really creative building you've got going!

At 10:04am on April 7, 2018, Korrigan said…

Hi Hans, thanks for the friend request.

 
 
 

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