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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
I ordered some box coeners from C. B. Gitty and discovered cigar box guiotars and have been building them since.
How many instruments have you built so far?
19 going on twenty
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
The feel of the of a finely carved neck. The excitement of someone playing my guitars. The drive to build even better the next time.

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At 8:39am on August 25, 2019, Poorness Studios said…

I sent a friend request also. 

At 8:38am on August 25, 2019, Poorness Studios said…

Great to meet you yesterday at the PA CBG Fest. I started an album but it will probably take me a few days to get all the pics uploaded since CBN only lets you upload 10 per day.

https://cigarboxnation.com/photo/albums/pennsylvania-cbg-festival-8-2019

At 10:23am on October 20, 2015, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi there sparky ,or is it The JOKER ! thanks for the kind comments ,if you plan on doing one like that ,the trick is to take as thick a plexiglass you can get 5mm or more, i had to do a lot of filing down of the frets, so the string don´t clatter to much while playing, the more thickness on the P Glass the deeper your frets can go for variation on the play, my dean stick was olso twisted so it was even more work,just so you know ! thanks again and good luck on your undertaking.

At 1:10pm on September 17, 2015, Preston J. Laisure said…

 It looks like "Uncle Lou" doesn't currently have plans to play anywhere before 15Nov2015. He does bow hunt, so I thinks what is taking up his free time. I'll keep ya informed.   Preston

At 5:09pm on July 18, 2015, Preston J. Laisure said…

So did you use a piezo rod combined with the pre-amp in your Lacewood 6 string? I've been contemplating that idea for a build too.

 
 
 

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