Mike
  • Male
  • Sydney, NSW
  • Australia
Share

Mike's Friends

  • Craig Wiseman

Mike's Discussions

Artec mini amp

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kigar Apr 1, 2019. 12 Replies

Hey guys, thanks for recent advice on the gain pot wiring, works a treat. I also followed the wiring diagram to put in an out jack. That doesn't seem to work. I really just wanted it for headphones,…Continue

Earthing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Jul 21, 2017. 7 Replies

Hey guys. I've just finished my 2nd build. I put a p90 in. Sounded great in the dry run before finishing. So a couple of issues now i have it all back together. I earthed the strings via the tail…Continue

Lite vs medium strings. Go!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Jun 23, 2017. 19 Replies

Ok so im 3 strings and im gdg. Scale length 25.5". I'm using lite strings at the moment and I'm happy with the tension and sustain on the 2nd & 3rd, but the first string, tuned correctly, seems…Continue

 

Mike's Page

Mike's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Profile Information

How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Noticed a cbg on a woodworking site. Hooked
How many instruments have you built so far?
Building my first.
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
I like rule #1. There are no rules. I play harmonica and love the blues. I'm a cabinet maker (semi retired). I can't think of anything better to keep me occupied. Loving it!

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Cigar Box Nation to add comments!

Join Cigar Box Nation

  • No comments yet!

Mike's Blog

Cigar boxes

Posted on May 31, 2017 at 8:49am 1 Comment

I just dealt with the nicest guy buying boxes. He's in Bundoora in Victoria. I bought 10 boxes from him all good sizes. $8 for dress boxes (Romeo y julieta etc) and $10 for solid cedar raw or lacquer finish. I'm in sydney and he went to some trouble to keep the postage costs down. $25 for all 10 boxes. Cant speak highly enough about how ready he was to help and give me options on the type of stock I was looking for. I told him how happy I was and that I'd give a rap on this site. Drop him an… Continue
 
 
 

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation? How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources

Forum

Finding Cigsr Boxes

Started by Mark Ballard in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Tim Ahlberg 7 hours ago. 2 Replies

Kool tool find!

Started by KOOL DOG HOOCH in Other stuff - off topic, fun stuff, whatever. Last reply by KOOL DOG HOOCH 16 hours ago. 7 Replies

Necks

Started by James Pobog in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Southpaw on Saturday. 16 Replies

Amp kit

Started by Tim Ahlberg in Performances, How to Play, Lessons, Concerts. Last reply by Tim Ahlberg on Saturday. 5 Replies

Ukulele question

Started by James Pobog in Building Secrets, Tips, Advice, Discussion. Last reply by Titch the Clown on Saturday. 1 Reply

Blog Posts

New Member need a little advice.

Posted by Don Paul on January 26, 2020 at 10:29am 5 Comments

Neck bowing

Posted by Mike Kinzie on January 24, 2020 at 5:38pm 2 Comments

Dual lap steel

Posted by Ron Lutz on January 9, 2020 at 2:42pm 4 Comments

My 3 Gitty Kits

Posted by Poorness Studios on January 8, 2020 at 9:20am 2 Comments

My CBG details

Posted by Paul scofield on January 1, 2020 at 9:22am 2 Comments

Latest Activity

Cpt. Nemoff posted a video

3 str Electro acoustic CBG 27 01 20

____________________________________________ Группа вконтакте : https://vk.com/cigarbox ____________________________________________ Гитары из сигарных короб...
7 minutes ago
gary herget replied to the anonymous pick's discussion Update on cbn member “ Maddog “ .
"So sorry to hear of your loss, MD. Hope you can find peace in knowing that her pain is now gone and…"
10 minutes ago
Andries D. EKER commented on Andries D. EKER's video
Thumbnail

Garry Winogrand American Photographer A D Eker 2020

"Thanks john ! Did you know they where by him ?"
11 minutes ago
Andries D. EKER commented on Andries D. EKER's video
17 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Andries D. EKER's video
19 minutes ago
Andries D. EKER posted a video

Garry Winogrand American Photographer A D Eker 2020

Ode to the great American Photographer Garry Winogrand, specialy his serie on the iconic picture series of Marilyn Monroe whit the blown up dress!
20 minutes ago
Uncle John commented on Dave Lynas's video
Thumbnail

Where the Soul of Man Never Dies

"Dave, one way is to copy the youtube link and click video on FB and paste the link there. …"
20 minutes ago
Dave Lynas commented on Dave Lynas's video
Thumbnail

Where the Soul of Man Never Dies

"Thanks Danny Boy. The image would make a good cartoon. I might try that. What song would he be…"
57 minutes ago
Robert Bryan posted a discussion

Converting 3 string to 4 string

So other than just not using the ...3rd? String on a 4 string guitar when playing a song or riff…See More
58 minutes ago
BUGGY (C) commented on BUGGY (C)'s video
Thumbnail

Tax is very Taxing...

""40 ft whale found in mangrove" no doubt full of plastics!! what have we done to this…"
1 hour ago
Dave Lynas commented on Dave Lynas's video
Thumbnail

Where the Soul of Man Never Dies

"Uncle John. I’m flattered you would share on Facebook. I’m having trouble getting my…"
1 hour ago
Dave Lynas commented on Dave Lynas's video
Thumbnail

Where the Soul of Man Never Dies

"Thanks for the beautiful scene Nancy. Maybe Angels get scaredy-cats down from trees. I dream of…"
1 hour ago

Music

Loading…

© 2020   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

\uastyle>\ud/** Scrollup **/\ud.scrollup {\ud background: url("https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/963882636?profile=original") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;\ud bottom: 25px;\ud display: inline !important;\ud height: 40px;\ud opacity: 0.3 !important;\ud position: fixed;\ud right: 30px;\ud text-indent: -9999px;\ud width: 40px;\ud z-index: 999;\ud}\ud.scrollup:hover {\ud opacity:0.99!important;\ud}\ud \uascript type="text/javascript">\ud x$(document).ready(function(){\ud x$(window).scroll(function(){\ud if (x$(this).scrollTop() > 100) {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeIn();\ud } else {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeOut();\ud }\ud });\ud x$('.scrollup').click(function(){\ud x$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 600);\ud return false;\ud });\ud });\ud \ua!-- End Scroll Up -->