Tim Fontaine
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Cigar Box Guitars at Spirit West Coast!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Fontaine Feb 26, 2010. 2 Replies

Our band de la CroiX has been accepted to play at Spirit West Coast Christian Music Festival in Monterey Ca. It is a huge festival with attendance expected to be between 10 and 20 thousand this year.…Continue

Shipping Boxes??

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Fontaine Oct 27, 2009. 7 Replies

Does anyone have a good source for boxes to ship CBG's in? I just went to the UPS store and they charged a rediculous amount to pkg the guitar and to top it off they had to tape a few boxes together…Continue


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At 12:08pm on October 29, 2010, Jim Mitchell said…
Hey Tim thanks for the nod on the reso...Very clean work you have here really nice.
At 3:52pm on February 23, 2010, dogfinger steve said…
likewise, happy building :0)
At 3:12pm on February 23, 2010, dogfinger steve said…
cheers tim, its comin together i think. will be sorting the fretboard this week which is a bit daunting but hey, nothing ventured! thats a neat one in yr photos, is it one you've made? :0)
At 4:56am on November 23, 2009, Trevor (Babajack) steger said…
Thanks for the comment Tim , yeah ive been gigging this rig out for 18 months now , and it works a treat . no more neck stretching try to follow roving mic stands around, while try to play guitar! Some great guitars here, ive nearly finished my first. Cant wait till i get the strings on!
At 7:38pm on November 14, 2009, JUJU said…
Thanks for your kind comments Tim Glad you like them , you made a good job of your first two cant wait to see how you get on with your next one
At 7:28pm on November 14, 2009, JUJU said…
Hi Tim , i noticed you asked trevor what the oval sound holes were he had used they look like the metal house numbers you fix to the wall outside your house , and hes added some wire mesh behind
At 5:08pm on October 22, 2009, Tres Seaver said…
Cool looking instruments in your profile photo -- got any more?
At 11:40am on October 22, 2009, Tres Seaver said…
Welcome aboard, Tim! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBB, CBU, etc.) Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc.).

Most of all, have fun!


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