Mike Willmouth
  • Male
  • Miller, MO
  • United States
Share

Mike Willmouth's Friends

  • Jeff 'Bones' Reilly
  • Richard Sundberg
  • Darryl Tuttle
  • Bobby O'Neal
  • Ernst van der Sloot
  • Steve Mattox
  • Joe Cribb
  • Uncle Gus
  • smilingdog1
  • Leadfoot T
  • South Paw,Davey
  • Shane Speal shanespeal.com
  • Keith Levene
  • Roger wilson
  • william fontaine

Music

Loading…
 

Mike Willmouth's Page

Latest Activity

Mike Willmouth liked Cpt. Nemoff's video
May 27
Mike Willmouth liked Miku's video
May 11
Mike Willmouth liked BeetleJuice!'s video
May 11
Mike Willmouth liked Dave Lynas's video
Apr 16
Mike Willmouth liked Dave Gatton's video
Apr 2
Mike Willmouth liked Clarky's video
Mar 28
Mike Willmouth liked BeetleJuice!'s video
Mar 28
Mike Willmouth liked micky rooney's video
Mar 11
Mike Willmouth liked micky rooney's video
Mar 11
Mike Willmouth liked Jim Morris's video
Feb 22
Mike Willmouth liked BUGGY (C)'s video
Feb 22
Mike Willmouth liked Dave Lynas's video
Feb 15
Mike Willmouth commented on BeetleJuice!'s video
Thumbnail

1960's Homemade Box Guitar on the Twilight Zone

"Ha, Ha, Ha so now we know who was the first to play smoke on the water, a civil war soldier."
Feb 15
Mike Willmouth liked BeetleJuice!'s video
Feb 15
Mike Willmouth liked Uncle John's video
Feb 4
Mike Willmouth commented on Dave Lynas's video
Thumbnail

Smoke Signals

"Love the art and the story telling music."
Jan 30

Profile Information

How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Internet
How many instruments have you built so far?
29
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Fun to build and play

Mike Willmouth's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Mike Willmouth's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Comment Wall (29 comments)

You need to be a member of Cigar Box Nation to add comments!

Join Cigar Box Nation

At 6:44pm on November 25, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Mike for your kind comments ! Appriciated !

At 12:59pm on October 7, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the feedback on that Mike ! Glad you liked it Greeeeeettssszz A.D.

At 4:00pm on April 8, 2018, Janis Wilson Hughes said…

Oh, thank you Mike! That's so great to hear! You know I spent a year experimenting with all kinds of variables in the slide design to get the tone & playability I really liked. I shared them with local friends, then some mail order, & at the Georgia CBG fest. The thing that really drew me into making more and more was getting feedback from folks about how much they enjoyed playing with them. I never planned to be making slides this seriously - my primary work is making nature inspired ceramic sculptures and doing gallery shows. But the feeling of being able to create something small that other people get joy out of using on a daily basis to create music - man, that's just a really cool thing! I'm so thankful to Ben & C.B. Gitty for partnering with me for distribution. I don't sell my other artwork online, so I don't have a 'shipping department'! I don't think there are any better people out there to work with, and it's awesome to know my slides are finding their way to folks and brightening up people's days with the joy of music. (Man, I sound cheesy, but this is totally heart felt.)

The surface quality of the glazes affects the tone, so I'm very picky about what glazes I use. I mix them myself from scratch. I do have a bright white one that C.B. Gitty isn't stocking yet. 

Thank you again for your note Mike! This is exactly why I devote my time to making slides. 

At 8:35pm on August 16, 2011, Uncle John said…

Mike,

    Hey, I think I screwed up and told you something wrong on tuning.  I am a dunce.  Got it confused.  DAD is key of D.  GDG is key of G.  It's the outside keys that determine the key and open strum chord.  Sorry.

John
At 7:48pm on July 4, 2011, Uncle John said…

Thanks on the sound comparison, Mike.  The owl is my favorite.  The reso is nice and the reso somehow sounds so SMOOTH plugged in.  

 

Good to peruse your photos again.  That reddish f hole git is fine.   That bone slide is interesting.  The git with a scarfed neck is well done.  

 

Are you going to the K.C. cbg min-fest on the last day of July?  I an a 'maybe'.

At 10:32am on March 26, 2011, Tj said…
Hi,
Thank you for your listening to our music and the comment.
Best Regards,
Tj
At 12:09pm on November 8, 2010, Keni Lee Burgess said…
Thank you Mike for your comment. Enjoy.
At 8:56pm on October 9, 2010, darren brown said…
thanks mike that tune was right off the top lol
At 1:09am on September 13, 2010, HENRY LOWMAN said…
Welcome to the Goth! :-)
At 4:05pm on August 29, 2010, darren brown said…
hey thanks mike for the comment ,your cbg,s are looking great
 
 
 

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation? How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources

Forum

Zero fret/nut idea

Started by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans 1 minute ago. 5 Replies

Secret codes?

Started by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Paul Craig 1 hour ago. 16 Replies

Rescued ss can.

Started by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner 22 hours ago. 8 Replies

Box fiddle #1

Started by Gervase Gallant in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner yesterday. 5 Replies

Building Advice

Started by Jonathan Buttazoni in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans yesterday. 2 Replies

Mini Documentary: Henry Dervaric's Cigar Box Guitars [Dandelion TV]

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com in Feature Articles. Last reply by russell_e100@hotmail.com on Thursday. 3 Replies

Florida CBG Builders/Players

Started by L.J. in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner on Wednesday. 44 Replies

Ideas for supporting nuts

Started by Brent Kasl in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner on Wednesday. 14 Replies

HTF did you get the CBG addiction.

Started by RTZGUITARS in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner on Wednesday. 72 Replies

UPRIGHT BASS IN UK

Started by Chris Mitchell in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans on Wednesday. 2 Replies

Scarf joint question

Started by Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans on Wednesday. 9 Replies

Latest Activity

Jeff 'Bones' Reilly commented on Jeff 'Bones' Reilly's photo
Thumbnail

Something Wicked This Way Comes

"Thanks Dave had a quick play of it yesterday sounds deep n warm tones drop the action tonight .…"
37 minutes ago
Dave Lynas liked Poorness Studios's video
43 minutes ago
Dave Lynas commented on Poorness Studios's video
Thumbnail

Cigar Box Ukulele build & song demo

"Very nice sound Poorness. Nice demo."
43 minutes ago
Metal hic liked Dave Nyberg's photo
1 hour ago
Dave Lynas commented on Dave Lynas's photo
Thumbnail

Clearing the track

"Thanks Uncle John. Ratty now hangs in the bat cave. Easy access. :*)"
1 hour ago
Dave Lynas posted a video

Bowin the Blues

1940 LPG and Little 2 string Cello by Dave Lynas
1 hour ago
Paul Craig replied to Paul Craig's discussion What's on your workbench?
"Nice job Blues Frog. Thinking about Taff's suggesting about strings, maybe you could make a…"
1 hour ago
Paul Craig commented on Shane Speal shanespeal.com's group Introduce Yourself!
"Welcome Dave and great job on your first build."
1 hour ago
Paul Craig replied to Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner's discussion Secret codes?
"LOL"
1 hour ago
Francis Camillo posted photos
1 hour ago
Francis Camillo updated their profile
1 hour ago
Uncle John commented on Dave Lynas's photo
Thumbnail

Clearing the track

"A gorgeous bunch.  "
1 hour ago

Music

Loading…

© 2019   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

\uastyle>\ud/** Scrollup **/\ud.scrollup {\ud background: url("https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/963882636?profile=original") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;\ud bottom: 25px;\ud display: inline !important;\ud height: 40px;\ud opacity: 0.3 !important;\ud position: fixed;\ud right: 30px;\ud text-indent: -9999px;\ud width: 40px;\ud z-index: 999;\ud}\ud.scrollup:hover {\ud opacity:0.99!important;\ud}\ud \uascript type="text/javascript">\ud x$(document).ready(function(){\ud x$(window).scroll(function(){\ud if (x$(this).scrollTop() > 100) {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeIn();\ud } else {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeOut();\ud }\ud });\ud x$('.scrollup').click(function(){\ud x$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 600);\ud return false;\ud });\ud });\ud \ua!-- End Scroll Up -->