C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply is your one-stop shop for the parts and accessories you need for building and playing Cigar Box Guitars and other hand-made instruments (and even store-bought ones!). This group is the place for product links and updates.
"It don't mean a thang, if it ain't got that clang!!!"We're discussing homemade dobro ideas. From dog bowls to paint can lids and whatever else you can dream up...we wanna see it! What do you use on your cigar box guitars to get that metal sound? Do you have a technique that projects sound like a dobro? Let's hear it! See More
This group is for discussing the basics of CBG building for newer builders - where to start, what to do, common pitfalls, tips and techniques.Keep in mind that new builders can find other great informative articles on CBG building, as well as most of the parts you'll need, over at C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply!See More
The simple Piezo Disc pickup is one of the most underrated sound devices. Sure, they work great as internal pickups for our cigar box guitars, but have you ever considered other possibilities? See Shane Speal's "Spring Thing" instrument (below) created by Shane Speal as a way to introduce you to new options for sound design, special effects and possibly inventing new and exotic instruments.Post your weird creations, sound machines and otherworldly piezo instruments here! See More
Want to plug that thing in? Here's a place to share ideas about pickups (Both magnetic and piezo) and wiring in volume and tone control, the best options in output jacks, and more!Remember that C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply is the one-stop shop for all of your CBG Electronics needs!See More
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Although I have not made my first cigar box guitar yet, I am very excited to both build my first and play an instrument that I have hand made. It just doesn't get any better than that. Seeing and hearing the various CBG's that other people have made makes me want to play that much more.