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Do Write Songs On Your Cigar Box Guitar?

Do you write entire songs on your cigar box guitar?…

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Added by Donkey on February 12, 2019 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

FACE THE NATION: ..State of the Union Address:

FACE THE NATION: ..State of the Union Address:

My Hometown - The Billy Jones Band

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Added by billy jones bluez on February 10, 2019 at 9:37pm — 1 Comment

Strait Headstock versus Angled Headstock

I have been building these fun little stringbuddies for a fjew years now Here at BCB.

But for the first time i had to docter one of my favorit players, cose the Top string tended to run off while in high gear playing, becouse of the strait head i came up whit solution no 1 in the picture on the left. in the middel one ,the headstock is angled so…

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Added by Andries D. EKER on February 9, 2019 at 3:55pm — 9 Comments

3 string Story guitar

I'm asking for short stories to put in this weekends build for a fund raiser help boost Picks go-fund-me. True short stories that we all have as a part of our lives. I'll place pages like a thin booklet on back panel that exhibit a few top stories. The guitar will raffle off on the 16th Feb. message me if you're in. I'll have photos up Saturday on 9th.

Here is my story and an example:

Thief in…

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Added by smilingdog1 on February 8, 2019 at 3:00am — 5 Comments

The Billy Jones Story: ...the times and travels of an american bluesman.

..genuine road-hardened delta blues outlaws. ..southern soul meets blues funk

...BIOGRAPHY

...the times and travels of an american blues band.

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Added by billy jones bluez on February 7, 2019 at 11:42am — 2 Comments

Callifest 2019

I would like to take this opportunity to express my thank you to Richard Sundberg and all the others responsible for this fun filled journey. I have had a really bad last 2 weeks at work with lots of bad calls from house fires with a person trapped that was taken to burn center to a 5 month old in cardiac arrest. But each day when I got off from work I would read the antics being posted on the different video blogs. Dave Uncle John Vinnie all of us had unusual experiences on the way there. The… Continue

Added by Danny Gordon on February 7, 2019 at 2:42am — 2 Comments

CBN things Not functioning

Went on FaceBook, and left them know, that things on this site arn't working. Chat is down, likes isn't working, can't get into videos, & if you make a post, then post it, and need to make a change to it, it won't let you.

Added by Keith Rearick on February 6, 2019 at 4:49pm — 3 Comments

Amp advice

Hi. I saw an amp advertised near me, it's a Kustom KGA10 FX model. Anyone own one of these and would you recommend it? It's going cheap and sounds ideal for playing at home

Added by Liam on February 1, 2019 at 9:16am — 4 Comments

MS CBG No. 1. First build.

Well after talking about it for a year, I finally jumped in and completed my first build based on Shane Speal’s Poor Man’s Guitar instructions. Made a few mistakes but I guess they give it character. I’m surprised at how loud and good it sounds! Build 2 in planning!

Added by Michael shrader on January 24, 2019 at 2:40pm — 2 Comments

scale length for pentatonic scale necks

Considering pentatonic scale for  fret board.  Are there diff scale lengths for pent. scale like there are for standard?

Added by gordon barnes on January 22, 2019 at 8:59pm — 10 Comments

scale length for pentatonic scale necks

Considering pentatonic scale for  fret board.  Are there diff scale lengths for pent. scale like there are for standard?

Added by gordon barnes on January 22, 2019 at 8:59pm — No Comments

scale length for pentatonic scale necks

Considering pentatonic scale for  fret board.  Are there diff scale lengths for pent. scale like there are for standard?

Added by gordon barnes on January 22, 2019 at 8:59pm — No Comments

pentatonic scale fret board or neck

Anybody know where I can buy a pentatonic scale fret board or fretted neck?

Added by gordon barnes on January 22, 2019 at 6:04pm — 2 Comments

Fender Plans a USA made Acoustic

I saw this and thought it was cool.

to bad the left in the first place, they should have just stayed with production here in America.

 This not really a revelation, but at least they are willing to try and build here..I like that and I am a fan of Fender...these guitars look a little odd, but i hope it works out.

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Added by BeetleJuice! on January 22, 2019 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Cali-Fest Open Mic signups.

Open Mic Sign Ups for Cali-Fest 2019

Friday, February 1, Saturday February 2 and Superbowl Sunday February 3.

The biggest and bestest virtual, fake and phony fest we know of.  It's in our heads. Be there or be square. Be there or be somewhere else. Richard…

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Added by Uncle John on January 22, 2019 at 10:00am — 11 Comments

Building My First CB Gitty Kit

Every year around December my family asks me to provide gift ideas. I always do, but typically they ignore most of them and I end up getting socks or dress shirts or something like that. I don't want to sound ungrateful, I always appreciate it, but this year my older sister surprised me with a Tin Pan Alley kit from CB…

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Added by Poorness Studios on January 12, 2019 at 9:00pm — 5 Comments

CBG FESTIVALS

I AM IN NORTHEASTERN OHIO. ARE THERE ANY CBG FESTIVALS  ANYWHERE WITHIN 500 MILES IN 2019 ? I HAVE BEEN BUILDING FOR TWO YEARS, HAD A LOT OF SALES AND WOULD LIKE TO SHOW MY GUITARS.

Added by Allen on January 12, 2019 at 11:47am — 6 Comments

Homemade Cigar Box Guitar Pickups

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Hi, I just wanted to post new Cigar Box Pickup designs for January 2019.

If you build or sell cigar box guitars these will give our instrument and authentic look plus add value to your guitars.  Here are the new 2019 models

email me or visit …

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Added by BeetleJuice! on January 10, 2019 at 6:30pm — No Comments

cross-section sketch of neck install. by Michael Fred Johnson

I ran into a sketch of a neck installation that I found interesting.  It was drawn by Michael Fred Johnson.  I't like to talk to him about it but I don't know how to reach hi. I;m computer illiterate.  

Added by gordon barnes on December 31, 2018 at 7:46pm — 5 Comments

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