Janis Wilson Hughes
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Scroll saw fret slot cutting - I need a thicker blade - help a sister out please

Started this discussion. Last reply by Janis Wilson Hughes Oct 19, 2017. 13 Replies

Hey y'all, so when I started fretting I went with a StewMac fretsaw which does a fantastic job. But I have chronic hand/wrist issues, and the labor of hand cutting the slots leaves me hurting. I…Continue

Tags: cbg, building, saw, scroll, fret

Lean-Back CBG Rack Design

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Caruso Jan 23, 2017. 166 Replies

First off, I'm still a newbie 'round here and not sure if this should be a blog post instead. This is my first time starting a 'discussion'. I figure it's easier to reply here if someone has a…Continue

Tags: box, cigar, pvc, banjo, diddley

 

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
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How many instruments have you built so far?
4 cbgs, 1 licence plate guitar, 2 chuggers, 5 electric diddleybows
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Making music on an instrument you made yourself is magical! I'm a sculptor by profession and love making things by hand. Took bass lessons in high school then learned rhythm guitar about 18 years ago. Just started building CBGs for fun last year. Now I can't stop.

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My first solo build - and first post

Posted on January 2, 2016 at 10:54am 20 Comments

After designing a few CBGs and lap diddley bows that my husband brought to life with power tools, I made my first solo creation this week, and I'm smitten with my guitar style diddley bow. 

While I've made 2 lap diddley bows and 4 CBGs with 3 strings with my husband on the power tools and me on design,…

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At 1:20pm on July 29, 2019, Poorness Studios said…

I just realized you are Evolution Stoneware. Sorry... I don't always put things together. I have one of your slides. It's my favorite one. Thanks.

At 8:18pm on April 7, 2018, Mike Willmouth said…

I just wanted to give you a shout out for the stubby slides you make.  They are some of my favorites because of their size, the evenness of their roundness, their thickness, the smoothness of the finish and the beautiful colors.  They are top quality slides.  I have bought 3 so far and even gave one of them away to a friend.  I'm just waiting for them to come out in Yellow, Red, and Orange :)  Keep up the excellent work!

At 2:03pm on October 18, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Your Welcom ! And Thanks for your Like ! Appriciated! Come Again!

At 4:49pm on February 9, 2017, 43rd Shamrock said…

greetings from Jonesboro and love your Money For Nothing tutorial !!.. 

At 7:54pm on February 3, 2017, Derek Rose said…

Thank you for the friend request Janis! Definitely some guitar & cbg action slated for this weekend. Happy Friday to you as well!

At 6:08pm on April 22, 2016, Slow Blues Dani & Ol' Grey Bear said…

Thanks for the friend add Janis. We'll look forward to more inspiring stuff from you. Have a great day.

At 7:52pm on April 16, 2016, Low Budget Luthier said…

nice work.

At 9:50am on January 5, 2016, Jim Morris said…

I think a couple of things are at work in you making top content. First it's a very cool first solo build and your playing is great for just starting to play slide. Another thing, that we've discussed among ourselves, is the large number of old, retired, greybeards around here. For a lot of us it's wonderful to see someone who doesn't fit that description and has obvious enthusiasm for homemade music. 

Oh, I'm glad you liked the  U bass!

At 2:04pm on January 4, 2016, Jim Morris said…

Hey Janis, you made the top content section on your first vid! Good stuff!

At 2:01pm on January 4, 2016, Rooster said…

Good to have you as a friend on the Nation...........we can all see what a great addition you will be to our group ;-)

 
 
 

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