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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CBG Minded Michigan'ders Monthly Club Meeting at Red Sky Stage

August 10, 2019 from 1pm to 5pm
We are a group who build & play hand made musical instruments (not limited to cigar box guitars). We help others with idea's & plans in their own builds.  The location of our meetings has changed to the new & improved Red Sky Stage in Bay Harbor. Come & help us rock this place!See More
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Tom Hoglund commented on Preston J. Laisure's event CBG Minded Michigan'ders Club Meeting
"Didn't know you had a club up in the northern lower peninsula. I was just in Traverse City a couple weeks ago on vacation and brought one of the CB guitars I've built with me. They make for great travel guitars. Created a nice 3 string…"
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CBG Minded Michigan'ders Club Meeting at Blissfest

July 13, 2019 from 1pm to 5pm
We are holding our meeting at "Blissfest" for the month of July. This is a new venue for us, although on our usual 2nd Saturday from 1 to 5pm is our normal date & time. Questions on Blissfest ? Contact: Sarah@blissfest  or  call: 231 348 7047See More
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CBG Minded Michigan'ders Monthly Meeting at Red Sky Stage

June 8, 2019 from 1pm to 5pm
Change 2 to Plan 1:  We are changing the location, again, of this months meeting to the new location of Red Sky Stage.  Which is 801 Front St. Suite C/D Bay Harbor, Petoskey. We build & play hand made musical instruments and we help others to complete what they might be working on too.See More
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CBG Minded Michigan'ders Monthly Meeting at Retro-Firearms

June 8, 2019 from 1pm to 5pm
Change 2 to Plan 1:  We are changing the location, again, of this months meeting to the new location of Red Sky Stage.  Which is 801 Front St. Suite C/D Bay Harbor, Petoskey. We build & play hand made musical instruments and we help others to complete what they might be working on too.See More
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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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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
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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