Cigar Box Guitars Have Soul - The look and sound of every CBG is unique and as different as the people playing them. So what may work great for me may not be the best fit for you.
Here are some basics that may be helpful in finding your perfect CBG.
Scale Size Matters - I have seen 5 year old children playing huge classical guitars like pros. So it is possible to adjust to the size and fret spacing of any guitar, but why should you? As a person with…Continue
I have been building guitars for 3 years now and have benefited from all the knowledge shared here and elsewhere on the web. I still can't get over how unlike most other special-interest forums Cigar Box Nation is.
Since I am not working full time at the moment and I'm half-time getting my Masters degree so I can teach high school chemistry next fall, I started up my guitar building as a small business. Last weekend I set up a website at…Continue
Bluesboy Jag Christmas CBG Sale!
* Gorgeous, Durable Humidor Style box
* 3 or 4 Stringer
* Red Oak Neck
Added by Bluesboy Jag on November 28, 2014 at 1:05pm — No Comments
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If anyone is interested in the nylon-strung three string guitar I now have the construction print available at my website. I've also added 40 photos of the building process and I'll be adding verbiage as time permits. At least I've got it up!
Thanks for lookin!
Added by Randy Cordle on November 14, 2014 at 8:47pm — No Comments
Let me introduce to You Mr. Leopold Fijałkowski from Kielce, POLAND. Ingenious inventor of…Continue
Thought I'd join in the fray after a friend recommended CBN to me. I've had a longtime interest in musical instrument construction and have been engaged in building for something in the neighborhood of 30 years. I've done various types of guitars, a few Cajun accordions, various kalimbas, a few wood flutes, and banjos in the past, but mostly banjos at present. I do like to do the occasional fun project and I'm finishing up a nylon-strung three string short scale acoustic…Continue
Maple neck, ply finger board, Lego bridge, wing nits hold box together
Added by Brown Water Jerry (Rice) on November 6, 2014 at 7:58am — No Comments
Here´s a video I made for my project Blues In The Box, it was shot at barcelona metro facilities. Yes it´s the blues, jack knife and trains!