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Can't like videos and thumbnails not displaying

Started this discussion. Last reply by Keith Rearick Aug 25, 2020. 8 Replies

Starting yesterday, CBN is no longer displaying Thumbnails on videos. Also, I cannot like/unlike videos for a while now. The like button works on photos but not videos.I logged out, deleted all…Continue

The site is bonkers this morning

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Mar 27, 2020. 17 Replies

It's not allowing me to like videos and I can't edit videos after I upload them (the edit menu has disappeared). Also, whenever I post a comment, it refreshes the whole page instead of just adding…Continue

2019 Huntsville CBG Festival???

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barking Dog Arts May 14, 2019. 27 Replies

I was thinking about going to Hunstville this year for the CBG fest but I can't find any information about it online. I know it typically happens in late May or early June so I figured it would be…Continue

The new photos widget is driving me nuts

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Jan 10, 2020. 22 Replies

NOTE: this thread is not about uploading. It's about the way photos are displaying on our profile pages.It looks like the my photos widget (displays photos on our profiles) was updated recently. Its…Continue

 

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COMING IN MARCH... The 1st Texas Triangle Builders Swap

Posted on February 1, 2021 at 2:30pm 4 Comments

Hey guys. This is just a little teaser for an upcoming builders swap. I'm collaborating with 2 other…

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Saying Goodbye to 3 Great Performers

Posted on April 10, 2020 at 8:00am 1 Comment

During this pandemic that's got us all locked in our houses, the music world has lost three great performers. As someone who was influenced by all three of these amazing musicians, I feel like its my duty to write this blog entry.

First of…

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My 3 Gitty Kits

Posted on January 8, 2020 at 9:20am 1 Comment

In 2018, I received my first CB Gitty kit as a Christmas present. A few of my family members banded together and bought me the 3-string Tin Pan Alley kit. After completing it, I posted …

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The Best Jugs in Kentucky Are Empty

Posted on September 18, 2019 at 6:00am 3 Comments

Since I’ve been involved with the homemade musical instrument community, I’ve noticed more and more coincidences in my life. I’m not sure if they’re happening more often or if I’m just more attune to them, but I’ve noticed increased synchronicity…

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The Accidental Canjo

Posted on September 8, 2019 at 10:30am 2 Comments

This is one of those stories that you just can’t make up. It happened yesterday afternoon and I felt the need to share it with all of you. I was sitting at the computer watching some videos on Cigar Box Nation when my dogs started scratching at…

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CBGs Required, Pitchforks Optional

Posted on August 27, 2019 at 2:00pm 3 Comments

This past weekend, I made a trek to York, PA and attended the 10th Annual Pennsylvania Cigar Box Guitar Festival. It was a heck of a good time and I drew a ton of inspiration from the folks in attendance. In fact, as…

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I Am Alone Now (2013 Collaboration with DarnPrettySmile)

"Sweet and smooth! Top drawer singing and guitar playing!"
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I Am Alone Now (2013 Collaboration with DarnPrettySmile)

"That was Excellent Kale. Pro quality duet. Great backup singing Kale. Better ring her up."
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How to Play 'No Particular Place To Go' on 3-string CBG

"That’s a nice presentation, you make it look easy! That’s a sign of a good teacher, excellent video Kale!"
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Uncle John commented on Poorness Studios's video
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I Am Alone Now (2013 Collaboration with DarnPrettySmile)

"Beautiful song and singing.  Good guitar work.  Nice guitar wall.  I would not have thought viewing you listening to the song would work well.  But it it does.  Very nice.  Have a good Sunday.  Say hi to…"
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I Am Alone Now (2013 Collaboration with DarnPrettySmile)

Grab a cup of coffee and listen with me. I revisit a 2013 original collaboration I did with DarnPrettySmile. I haven't heard it in years and now that I liste...
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At 8:24am on February 5, 2021, A.D.EKER said…

this is the plant we call :Bear Clawlocal war against the Bear claw.

At 8:13am on February 5, 2021, A.D.EKER said…

some details on the Home made Diggerido's

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At 5:53pm on August 16, 2020, Dave Lynas said…

Thanks for asking Kale. I’ll be proud to be your friend. I just loved your Robert Johnson adventure.

At 6:55pm on June 26, 2020, Dave Lynas said…

Hey Poorness. Maybe come fall or winter for drawing again. I’m all about the garden now but would love to draw for you when the time is right. ... Dave

At 9:01am on June 2, 2020, A.D.EKER said…

The counter on your page is still working oke !

At 8:58am on May 5, 2020, Rowdy Berry said…
Thanks for the friend invite!
At 2:04pm on April 28, 2020, Daniel Walter said…

Thank you for the invite my friend !

At 2:49pm on January 20, 2020, Nancy kat said…

Thank you for sharing about your Cole...it's hard and yes outside Kitty's have it rough...Pilly was only six he is a Maine Coon cat and no warning vet thinks he threw a clot he had just been in for a check up all was good...I rescue strays have been doing that for a long time right now There is one that's going to Humane society as soon as I get the ok from them.. your a sweet guy Poorness thanks again.. meow .....

At 11:39am on January 20, 2020, John Raver said…

Wanted to say thanks for the video you put on the Gitty news letter. Very cool. A very good right hand exercise. Thanks again.

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What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I'm a long time multi-instrumentalist and home recording enthusianst. I’ve played in several local bands. From the first time I saw Justin Johnson and Shane Speal play a CBG, I knew I had to have one and better yet... build one. I'm into experimental sounds and I think a CBG, while great for traditional front porch music, is also good for experimental stuff. Here is an example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAQM-TzxIQI
 
 
 

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Punch CB Mod

"Nice touch on the controls! Very iconic!"
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