Shawn
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Any one play in open A tuning on a 4 string?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ricky D Mar 18, 2015. 44 Replies

Loog's 3 string electric guitar

Started this discussion. Last reply by the anonymous pick Apr 24, 2014. 3 Replies

 

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
I attended a school for luthier and built my first guitar. After the classes were done I found I had all this knowledge and passion to build more guitars. I was surfing the net and found the nation and off I went and the addition has grown.thank you Shane for creating the nation for all us crazy builder!
How many instruments have you built so far?
Can’t stop been going on 12 years
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
That first strum of a finished guitar its magical.
Taking bits of junk and making it sing.

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At 9:34am on November 24, 2014, Uncle John said…

Hey, Shawn.  I like your builds and videos.  It's good to have you for a CBN friend.

At 2:23am on November 24, 2014, Ted Hartman said…

Shawn, Good to meat you., thank for the friendship!

At 10:26pm on December 15, 2010, ProfWaldo said…

Hey Shawn !  I didn't forget about ya' buddy just been busy with...and ...

I'd like to have you over some time after the holidays or whenever..., so's you can check out potential parts for steam-punk CBG's. I've been a junkaholic my whole life which means there's gobs of unique difficult to find crap in my drawers. Oh man, that didn't sound good. Uhm, let's just say I've got a LOT of stuff. Maybe we could work out a barter or somethin'...?

Have a Great Christmas my friend, take care. - wally

At 9:16pm on November 30, 2010, AL-DIABLO said…
I'LL KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR THE NEW BUILD. AND I USUALLY USE REGULAR STEEL, CHROMOLY IS SALTY, STAINLESS IS SALTY ENOUGH AS IT IS, HAHA. AND I TOTALLY AGREE, HATE THE TRAFFIC WITH A PASSION.!
At 1:11am on November 2, 2010, rodney fruits said…
Thanks for askin Shawn. Those are contact points you see, here is the other part.

At 5:49pm on October 18, 2010, ProfWaldo said…
Hey Shawn, It was real nice to meet you in person also. Nice of you to haul all of those cool guitars to show us. That's some mighty substantial bracin' on that body, I'll be interested to see how you attach the neck. I'll have to look thru my parts bins, maybe I'll take some photos and send 'em to ya'. Then it's only a matter of trying to convince this junk-a-holic to part with some. ha-ha-ha. Ya' know, I thought I was going to have to move a year ago so I sold most of my stationary wood n' metal working machinery,(which I'm now replacing) at the same time I scrapped that's right, I said scrapped, about 300lbs. of copper n' brass stuff. I kept the gears tho', I just gave away a bunch of gears to my nephew who's makin' robots out of them...dang-it. Okay, I'm outa' here, I'll get back with ya' on this subject. Take care man.
At 7:53pm on October 1, 2010, Keni Lee Burgess said…
Only 23 strings, but who's counting. LOL Enjoy.
At 11:56pm on September 16, 2010, bairfoot cajun said…
howdy shawn,just stopped by to tell you that the center piece on the zino tri-can resonator is from scotland,a friend there mailed a few cbg related items to me and this was in the package,if i were to guess i would say that it must have been on an old clock face.it is the right size and shape to ornament a vintage clock with.take care shawn,nice work with the steampunk builds man.
At 3:26am on September 2, 2010, Purgatory Hill said…
Hey Shawn- i think your contraption on the SteamPunk page is one of the coolest looking guitars i've ever seen!
At 7:17am on August 17, 2010, vicente lo schiavo said…
I'll do some photos from inside and put, explanation is not easy without a reference picture!
 
 
 

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