Michael Van Slyke
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Google
How many instruments have you built so far?
Over 150
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The idea that making beautiful musical instruments is not limited to some specialists, with arcane knowledge, in a far-away workshop somewhere. It's accessible to all.

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At 12:34pm on February 24, 2014, Rob Uker said…

I just checked out your pics.

You have some very nice looking ukuleles.

At 10:20am on August 14, 2013, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Yes I have found that encasing the disc reduces feedback. Like that No.22 of yours with the brass fittings

At 10:44am on September 21, 2012, darren brown said…

thanks mike ,yes nice cbg,s you have there .

At 7:29am on August 27, 2012, joe cerroni said…

Hi Michael, I really like your work. You are a fine craftsman. I dig the unique look of each one of your instruments. The different sound hole and headstock shapes are great!  Keep em coming!

 
 
 

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