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  • 1.
    Missing You this Year
  • 2.
    April Fool Boogie
  • 3.
    13 dollars worth of chocolate
  • 4.
    I Wasn't Prepared for How I'd Feel When I saw Laurie Again
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    Freckles
  • 6.
    There might be Santa Claus- instrumental
  • 7.
    KT Eyes with intro
  • 8.
    a cold winter morning
  • 9.
    RtL Blues

Rich's Discussions

CBGitty Jack questions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Skeesix Jul 27, 2015. 3 Replies

Soldering on !Now that I'm making multi-at-a-time CigarBoxGuitars, I have ordered packs of…Continue

The Pulse Quickens ...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich Jul 5, 2015. 25 Replies

My pulse quickens at certain aspects of this hobby.For instance, when I am in a thrift store and spot a good box across the room;Or at a cigar store and the guy says "I want at least 2 bucks for…Continue

Rod Piezo hums, buzzes when plugged in

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich Jun 3, 2012. 2 Replies

   I used a rod piezo for the first time on my most recent build. I like the reproduced sound of the strings,  BUT ...  I get a persistent buzz when it is plugged into an amp. It sounds like it is…Continue

Tags: hum, buzz, Piezo, Rod, Electronics

First sale of a homemade ...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lonman May 12, 2012. 12 Replies

   I made my first cigar box guitar for me and to see if I could do it. I don't know how to play. Then, of course, I made another one.  And after that, one to give away. Joined the Nation. Then two…Continue

 

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"may God Bless you,  Shane.  Breathe deeply"
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"Meditative and ethereal. Thank you."
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"beautiful - like all your work, Randy."
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"That's a nice work space... a dog also helps."
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"Very moving! Played from a saddened heart with loads of love. I could almost heat sweet Moochie purring from heaven."
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"Sensitively done Rich! Personal and moving."
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"Thanks guys for the sincere appreciation.  Moochie followed my wife back home from a walk one day and stayed 9 years. What a gift from the Universe"
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
From the book HANDMADE MUSIC FACTORY
How many instruments have you built so far?
close to 100; I lost count a long time ago.
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The enjoyment of creativity.

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At 10:49am on August 6, 2020, Doug Thorsvik said…

Missed you Sunday! I hope you are doing well.  I see you listened to the chugger I showed to the gang on Sunday. It has the fishing line strings I got from Will. Interesting tone.

At 11:33am on May 5, 2020, Doug Thorsvik said…

I have enjoyed hanging out with you in the Zoom meetings. You are part of a creative builders group!!!

At 12:13pm on May 3, 2020, George McLeod said…

Thanks for likin' my work.

At 2:29pm on December 24, 2017, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks for the friend requst ,i was under the inpression we allready was but so you see you never know how the Rabbit catches the Cow !!

At 2:02pm on December 24, 2017, A.D.EKER said…

YOU DONE SOME SURPRICE  TUNES ON THE Christmas Compilation album liked the fist one a lot !  Have Great day's and a Happy New ! A.D.

At 12:02pm on November 15, 2014, onesixtwocbgs said…
Hey Rich, thanks for the friend request! See you at the next git-together
At 9:43am on February 17, 2014, Greg Roberts said…

Hi Rich it was nice meeting you and your Wife yesterday at The Strum Shop. Look forward to seeing you at the next Git together

At 12:55pm on January 28, 2013, Will King said…

Hi Rich....Check your regular email for the file....Will

At 9:52pm on January 5, 2013, Rand Moore said…

Hi Rich,

The Second Ever Sacramento Area CBG Get-Together is going to be held next Sunday afternoon (Jan 13th, 2013) at The Strum Shop in Roseville.

For more info, go to this URL...

http://www.cigarboxnation.com/group/cbgincalifornia

Pass on the word...

Sincerely,

-Rand.

At 8:29pm on April 9, 2012, Uncle John said…

Hi Rich.  Like your gits, photos and inclusions of old vinyl albums in the photos.   Did you ever try the Old And In The Gray album?

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Creative ...or crazy?

Posted on November 25, 2018 at 7:12pm 6 Comments

a day in the Life of a CBG

Posted on July 1, 2016 at 5:22pm 3 Comments

I was just browsing Craigslist to see what the market might be for CBGs in my area. There was one post. The git looked a bit familiar and sure, enough...

    It was one of mine, that I had sold years ago. My logo was plain to see.  hmmm

At first I was like, "Cool. "

Then I was all,  " ...Didn't he like it enuff to keep it? "

T hen: I was kinda…

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