Preston J. Laisure
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The First Meeting of CBG Minded Michan'ders

Started this discussion. Last reply by uncle Lou Sep 21, 2015. 9 Replies

So far I have 4 interested individuals, three up here in the finger tips of the mit and one from the metro area. We need really need at least at least 10 minimum. Thanks, Continue

The 31st Meeting of CBG Minded Michigan'ders, is scheduled for 08 September 2018.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Preston J. Laisure Aug 8, 2017. 22 Replies

To all interested people who live in Michigan or anywhere else for that matter. Our plans for the 31st meeting are currently being worked on.  We will continue to exchange any new info & ideas,…Continue

electric strings

Started this discussion. Last reply by CS LeBeau Jul 20, 2015. 3 Replies

Are electric strings actually more easily read by magnetic pick-ups, than acoustic strings?Continue

cbg electronics

Started this discussion. Last reply by sparky37 Jul 20, 2015. 4 Replies

I'm planning to use my first magnetic pickup.  I've already built 15+ cbg's using simple piezo disc hard wired to output jacks with great success. So my plan was to incorporate both a disc and a…Continue

 

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May Meeting of CBG Minded Michigan'ders at Res Sky Stage

May 11, 2019 from 1pm to 5pm
We build & play hand made musical instruments., mostly stringed but we're open to any type. If you like, we can put  a cigar box guitar in your hands and let you play or give advice to the first time builder and anyone interested.See More
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April Meeting of CBG Minded Michigan'ders at Res Sky Stage

April 13, 2019 from 1pm to 5pm
We build & play hand made musical instruments., mostly stringed but we're open to any type. If you like, we can put  a cigar box guitar in your hands and let you play or give advice to the first time builder and anyone interested.See More
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March Meeting of CBG Minded Michigan'ders at Red Sky Stage

March 9, 2019 from 1pm to 5pm
We build & play hand made musical instruments, mostly guitar types, using a cigar box or other types of boxes. We help anyone with questions or suggestions of idea's on materials, styles, etc. Our meetings are family friendly & free to all. See ya there.See More
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CBG Minded Michigan'ders Monthly Meeting at Red Sky Stage

February 9, 2019 from 1pm to 5pm
Our monthly gathering of friends, who build & play hand built musical (usually stringed) instruments. We can show you how to go about building your own, too. This event is open & free to everyone and is family friendly. I've had people tell me they can't play, but when we show you how really easy it really is, that all can change.   Store bought guitars don't have the sound you're looking for? Stop by & hear just what a hand built one could give ya. See ya there.See More
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Flag guitar #27

"WOW!!!  Runner up in the CBGitty/Santa's workbench contest."
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Flag guitar #27

"I love it! Well done."
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CBG Minded Michigan'ders Meeting at Red Sky Stage

January 12, 2019 from 1pm to 5pm
Our monthly Meeting is always held on the 2nd Saturday of each month. We exchange information on our latest builds and up-and-coming projects. We jam sometimes. Our meetings are completely unscripted, family friendly and free to everyone.See More
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Uncle Lou from Bliss, MI told me. I sell tools at Lowes,Petoskey.

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At 9:05am on September 17, 2015, uncle Lou said…

There wont be anyplace  i will be playing before opening.  I use a 55# recurve bare bones trad. style.   

 
 
 

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