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Zero Fret buzz problems

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans May 16, 2017. 14 Replies

I am building a 21" scale cbg using the zero fret method for the first time. So last night,…Continue

Yet another scarf jig post

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bama Jelley Apr 7, 2016. 8 Replies

I cleaned up my garage last week and found my wood shop. So I am starting to build again.…Continue

Huntsville AL - The Twelfth Annual Cigar Box Guitar Festival at Lowe Mill

Started Mar 22, 2016 0 Replies

June 3rd and 4th. The largest CBG festival on the planet. It just continues to get better…Continue

2012 Alabama Cigar Box Guitar Festival Dates Set

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Tutterrow GutBucketGuitars May 25, 2012. 6 Replies

Mark your calendars now for the 2012 Alabama Cigar Box Guitar Festival June 1st and 2nd!…Continue


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At 6:32pm on March 24, 2016, Ken Cheshier said…
Hey....I'm planning on going for sure. I've only been aware of CBG's a couple months. But making good progress attending UYT....University of YouTube lol
At 11:38pm on March 14, 2012, James said…

we will have to get together and compare notes some time!!

At 6:36pm on January 24, 2012, James said…

Hello neighbor!!!

At 12:16am on July 25, 2011, Patrick Nickel said…
Great to meet you - good job on the build I saw this last Saturday - stop any Saturday for a jam or trading the latest CBG licks.
At 1:54pm on July 24, 2011, darren brown said…

hi the pattren is from an old dobro type guitar just copyed and reduced down on cardboard is what was done there

At 5:28pm on July 15, 2011, darren brown said…
thanks for your comments very kind ,i trace out the f holes,then a fine blade on a powerd scroll saw .
At 9:35pm on May 20, 2011, JonBouye said…
Hey Larry, sorry I haven't had a chance to get back to you and thank you for your comments. Good to have another 'Bama Boy here. If I can be of assistance in anyway just give me a holler.

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