George Everet Thompson
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Wine Box Guitars

Drink and build !
Nov 28, 2014
George Everet Thompson replied to George Everet Thompson's discussion First timer. Wine box resonator: electric possible or not? in the group 6 string CBG's
"From what I have gleaned here is my plan: the wine box is 10" x 12.5" x 4" with 3/8" thick sides all around. I will have to reinforce it, but it has to be disassembled anyway since it is a little beat up. I plan on getting a six…"
Nov 22, 2014
George Everet Thompson replied to George Everet Thompson's discussion First timer. Wine box resonator: electric possible or not? in the group 6 string CBG's
"The search was helpful, thanks."
Nov 22, 2014
George Everet Thompson joined Shane Speal shanespeal.com's group
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Building a Cigar Box Guitar 101

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
Nov 22, 2014
George Everet Thompson replied to George Everet Thompson's discussion First timer. Wine box resonator: electric possible or not? in the group 6 string CBG's
"I thought that since it was a wood box this would not be an issue, guess not. Maybe I will have to go with a regular electric six string. I don't want to go with fewer strings since I know my brother can play six string. Thanks for the input."
Nov 21, 2014
Mark Werner replied to George Everet Thompson's discussion First timer. Wine box resonator: electric possible or not? in the group 6 string CBG's
"Six-string designs put quite a lot of tension on the structure, and usually require a board-through-the-body design. This will not leave much room for a resonator..... All my resonator designs are 4-string models with a bolt-on neck and the…"
Nov 21, 2014
George Everet Thompson added a discussion to the group 6 string CBG's
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First timer. Wine box resonator: electric possible or not?

Stumbled into cigar box guitars by accident, now I want to make one for my brother. Have a 3 bottle wine box he gave me and would like to make a six string resonator. Is it reasonable for me to make it electirc or is that too much for a first timer? And any recommendations on books, guides, etc. would be greatly appreciated.See More
Nov 20, 2014
George Everet Thompson joined BeetleJuice!'s group
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6 string CBG's

Everything 6 string and only six stringers...post yer stuff here...don't let it get lost in the random photo secition!
Nov 20, 2014
George Everet Thompson is now a member of Cigar Box Nation
Nov 18, 2014

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