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Cigar Box Guitars at Sundance Short Film Channel - your vote needed

Posted on April 29, 2015 at 6:30am 0 Comments

The film about cigar box guitars „Low End Instruments” just qualified for the short films competition, Sundance Shorts. So, if anyone would like to help and vote for this film, that can be done at the link below.

You can vote everyday – just sign up. By voting for this film you give you support for its author, who spent a several months to make it done totally for the idea and no profits. Przemek has a chance for very nice awards, like…

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Guitars grow on the riverside

Posted on January 5, 2015 at 5:11pm 2 Comments



What does this rather tricky and ambiguous title mean? All will be revealed in a minute. Firstly, allow me to describe a spectacular musical instrument called the Kania*. This is a 17 inch cigar box guitar,…

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Small Instruments, great music.

Posted on December 8, 2014 at 4:30am 1 Comment

Although there are not only cigar box guitars, but the idea of ​​hand-made instruments appears at the first place.



Małe Instrumenty (Small Instruments) are a band exploring new sounds using a wide array of small instruments. The instruments used in their sonic experiments feature an ever expanding array of professional instruments, sound toys made for…

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First electric cigar box guitar ever?

Posted on November 13, 2014 at 6:30am 19 Comments

Let me introduce to You Mr. Leopold Fijałkowski from Kielce, POLAND. Ingenious inventor of…

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At 8:55am on May 2, 2019, Uncle John said…
Wspaniałe gitary, szczegóły i zdjęcia
At 2:06pm on March 29, 2019, Paul bailey said…
Just took a look at some of your builds. WOW!! I’m really impressed. A true craftsman and artist you are. I love your style. Very creative and expressive. I am inspired by your work sir.
At 5:26am on February 3, 2019, Brian Thompson said…
Dzięki za przyjaciela zaprosić Miku, to przyjemność przyjąć i jesteś bardziej niż mile widziane na zwrotnej .... to jest bogato zasłużone!
At 6:27am on January 16, 2018, Dave Lynas said…

Thanks for the friending Miku. Your artwork has inspired me greatly. You are a Master. Build on Miku. We need to see.

At 6:42am on December 10, 2015, Cpt. Nemoff said…

Scale of this CBG 650 mm

At 3:39am on July 11, 2014, Big 'D' Martin said…

Dzieki za "friend request".Pierwszy Polak jakiego znam grajacy na CBG:)Pozdrawiam

At 9:31am on April 2, 2014, Andries D. EKER said…

Microphone stereo on Mp3 recorder Roland  Greetsszzz

At 7:55am on November 5, 2012, Michael Fred Johnson said…

It eliminates feedback and damps down the sounds from handling the guitar.Also replacing the piezo wires with twin core screened audio lead helps

At 7:25am on November 5, 2012, Michael Fred Johnson said…

I cut a slice of plastic waste pipe about 15mm deep,half fill it with hot glue,sit the piezo disc on top of the glue then fill to the top with more glue.

I originally sat the pipe on a polythene sheet then filled it,but now I sit the pipe where it's to be located under the bridge so when it's cold it's fixed.

At 8:16am on April 21, 2011, Richard Sanabia said…
Hello. I welcome all questions about anything I make. Richard in Tennessee.
 
 
 

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