Myron Joe Hickel
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  • Abiquiu, NM
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Rick Tish commented on Myron Joe Hickel's blog post My first
"looks playable to me!  It will get easier and you will get better.  "
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David Bowes commented on Myron Joe Hickel's blog post My first
"Looks good, way better than my first attempts."
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Josh Thompson commented on Myron Joe Hickel's blog post My first
"Looks very nice, like the others said, dont be so hard on yourself.  I've made over 100 now and the first 3-5 where learning experiences, what to do and not to do, you learn each time you make one, even now I still learn newer, faster,…"
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Fantacone Box Works commented on Myron Joe Hickel's blog post My first
"Looks nice! Dont be so hard on your self. Lessons learned... Mike"
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I know it is ugly as sin but it is able to be tuned. So I am happy with it, she has already gone a few changes. The parts were ordered through cb gitty after I purchased Shanes book. I had 3 cigar boxes but they ended up being made of card board. So I made a box using the dimensions of a john ruskin cigar box. I made the guitar to be played right handed and without frets. The dark wood under the bridge was the bridge and the oak fret was not in place. I had about 3/8ths of a inch in action at…See More
Aug 11
Myron Joe Hickel replied to Brent Kasl's discussion Glue Mold???
"Brent, I don't think you are dealing with mold. Oak has tannic acid within it and may be what you are dealing with. A good wood bleach from your local home improvement store will help remove it. Another possiblity is the glue you are using, TB…"
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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
Jul 25
Uncle John replied to Myron Joe Hickel's discussion Just sayin' Hey from Abiquiu, NM in the group Introduce Yourself!
"Get that CBG and then check out the lesson knotlenny's CBG 101.  You can search it out or find it at page top under resources/how to play."
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First it is the music, then it's the idea of making something with a historical theme. Then I would have to say I just love making stuff.

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At 6:22pm on July 23, 2019, Will "KOOL DOG HOOCH" Bonner said…

I would like to 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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Posted on August 11, 2019 at 9:13pm 5 Comments

I know it is ugly as sin but it is able to be tuned. So I am happy with it, she has already gone a few changes. The parts were ordered through cb gitty after I purchased Shanes book. I had 3 cigar boxes but they ended up being made of card board. So I made a box using the dimensions of a john ruskin cigar box. I made the guitar to be played right handed and without frets. The dark wood under the bridge was the bridge and the oak fret was not in place. I had about 3/8ths of a inch in action…

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