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Guitar rack

"Good story on the Martin fret boards."
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Build #11 pic4

"I like that one quite a lot. I once was in a building mood even though I had too many gits. I thought I could get some Harley license plates, make LPGs and they would sell well. I went to a biker event and priced them for like $50 for a 1 string…"
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Build #12 pic1

"Looks good and I love the stand."
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Build #12 pic3

"Fire. Good."
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Build #13 pic3

"Yas, sir. I like to change up my builds- but this could be a cool signature head stock for you."
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"Build #13 This build is another in the "tin top" series. I had a happy accident when routing the headstock and knocked a big chip out of the bass side. I couldn't figure a way to even up the sides and get the tuning pegs where I…"
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Build #12 pic1

"Build #12 This was a favorite. Followed the same construction as build #11 with a different sign. I should mention that the "hole in the head" headstock became a trademark of these build and real handy for hanging up your cbg when not…"
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Build #11 pic1

"Build #11 At this point I was pretty satisfied with my building skills so I embarked on a it of a commercial venture. I wanted to set my guitars apart from others that were advertised on ebay. License plate guitars were popular but I…"
Jul 20

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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
link from CBGitty.com
How many instruments have you built so far?
23+
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I've always loved the blues. The raw energy and accessibility of three string CBG is just so intriguing that I was instantly hooked on building and playing CBG's

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At 8:29pm on July 13, 2019, Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner said…

LOL Lurking isn't allowed. Can't wait to see your creations.

At 7:47am on July 12, 2019, Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner said…

I would like to personally welcome you into the asylum. You will find valuable resources, tips and secrets whether you are building for the first time or an old pro at it. Don't  be shy about posting a question or a comment. We are all here to help each other! So once again welcome! BTW I'm a newbie myself and let me say everyone is a friend!

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2X4 Lap Steel - build & demo

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it works....

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Clint Spotts replied to Clint Spotts's discussion Spring Reverb Advice
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