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Resources for Australian cigar Box guitar builders!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Feb 22, 2020. 11 Replies

Hi all!I'm curious how many Aussie cigar box guitars builders we have here? I'm struggling to find parts and accessories for my builds! I've done the build with anything I can find and though this is…Continue

 

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"https://cbgemporium.com/ Got my order today from these guys! really decent!"
Feb 26, 2020
Taffy Evans replied to Mellowmuso87's discussion Resources for Australian cigar Box guitar builders!
"Hi again, I use a site called Wish, all you need is there. Those cbgs look good. Taff."
Feb 22, 2020
Southpaw replied to Mellowmuso87's discussion Resources for Australian cigar Box guitar builders!
"i've only got a few boxes i pulled out of a skip, otherwise i source random wooden boxes from op shops and will probably build a few.  shipping from the uk is probably cheaper than US sites for parts."
Feb 22, 2020
Jeff 'Bones' Reilly replied to Mellowmuso87's discussion Resources for Australian cigar Box guitar builders!
"They looking great Mate I’ll go through my history on eBay and shoot you a few links of where I’ve shopped . Thanks for excepting my friend request. I tend to stay away from trad center line builds I prefer off set necks have a bow peep…"
Feb 22, 2020
Mellowmuso87 replied to Mellowmuso87's discussion Resources for Australian cigar Box guitar builders!
"Cheers Bro! I do love a dumpster dive! got a couple of old smoke alarms for piezos!"
Feb 21, 2020
Mellowmuso87 replied to Mellowmuso87's discussion Resources for Australian cigar Box guitar builders!
"Hey Taff! wow that's an epic drive to grab some strings!  https://cbgemporium.com im gonna do an order from this bloke tonight, ill keep you posted!"
Feb 21, 2020
Mellowmuso87 replied to Mellowmuso87's discussion Resources for Australian cigar Box guitar builders!
"Thanks Lads! There is heaps of music shops but nothing parts wise in specifics for CBG's. Whats the china sites you guys are using?  Yeah im making a bit of both, my own boxes and cigar boxes! I kinda like building my own boxes to be…"
Feb 21, 2020
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Feb 21, 2020
Jeff 'Bones' Reilly replied to Mellowmuso87's discussion Resources for Australian cigar Box guitar builders!
"Gday Cobba I’m in Hobart welcome to the Nation . If your lucky you can still get old cigar boxes on eBay but it’s slim pickings I use some of the same sites you have and also China , like Taffy said from Gitty Supply’s when the…"
Feb 21, 2020
Taffy Evans replied to Mellowmuso87's discussion Resources for Australian cigar Box guitar builders!
"Hi and welcome, I'm in North Queensland so I buy from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, and from USA when the dollar is good. I also have accounts with some importers in Australia. I build my own box's so as to ensure a consistent quality.…"
Feb 21, 2020
Mellowmuso87 replied to Mellowmuso87's discussion Resources for Australian cigar Box guitar builders!
"I found this website (haven't used them.yet) https://cbgemporium.com And I ordered some cigar boxes from these guys! Really good people at cigar hut! The guy there posted them out to me as well! Decent boxes not crappy…"
Feb 21, 2020
Timothy Hunter replied to Mellowmuso87's discussion Resources for Australian cigar Box guitar builders!
"im in brisbane.. use mostly recoverd stuff from broken guitars or ebay. unfortunately the shipping from CBGitty to Australia is too prohibitive for small orders. I find it almost impossible to get actual Cigar boxes here in brisbane. the last couple…"
Feb 21, 2020
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"Here's over 900  members , https://cigarboxnation.com/profiles/members/search?name=&gender=&country=AU&location=&q25=  many may not be active at the moment , but i thing  there is an AZ group .. ill look ."
Feb 20, 2020
Mellowmuso87 posted a discussion

Resources for Australian cigar Box guitar builders!

Hi all!I'm curious how many Aussie cigar box guitars builders we have here? I'm struggling to find parts and accessories for my builds! I've done the build with anything I can find and though this is awesome... I would like to start some more advanced stuff. So! What web sites do you use? Where do you get your supplies from!See More
Feb 20, 2020
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