Ray Stanis
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Uncle John left a comment for Ray Stanis
"Hi, Ray.  I stared on CBGs a 60 and it has been fun.  The teaching video that helped me and many others is knotlenny's cbg 101.  Google it or find it on this page too under resources/ how to play.  Best wishes."
Dec 29, 2017
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How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar

Playing tips and secrets. Tunings. Primal music theory.See More
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Smokehouse Guitars

The complete guide to advanced cigar box guitar making is now available: Advanced Cigar Box Guitar Construction by Josh Gayou</</body>See More
Dec 27, 2017
Ray Stanis joined Mark Bliss's group
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Intermediate building tips and tricks forum

This forum is for sharing general building information that falls between "CBG building 101" and "Super advanced building"
Dec 27, 2017
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Piezo pickups

All ideas to make piezoelectricsound good and stable.See More
Dec 27, 2017
Ray Stanis joined Nation News's group
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Homemade Dobros

"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
Dec 27, 2017
Ray Stanis joined Wes "I'm Baaaaack" Yates's group
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CBG Tabs

So you built your CBG and now you need something to play on it, right? Well, if you're not completely musically inclined or can't read traditional music, tabs are your answer. If you're like me, you read tabs and sometimes make them. Paste'em here.
Dec 27, 2017
Ray Stanis joined BeetleJuice!'s group
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Radios turned Guitar Amps

This is the group for Lo-Watt Rock & Blues.Here is the place to post photos and information on how to convert vintage electronics into awesome sounding and really cool guitar amps.there are several directions you can go in this area of amplification, you can hack and convert the existing electronics,(provided the radio still works.)Or if you have a broken radio, CBG Gitty Amp kits are a great way for the novice to join in. You can convert any old radio  nifty 1950's and 60's radio bodies…See More
Dec 26, 2017
Ray Stanis joined Shane Speal shanespeal.com's group
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It Goes To 11

Amps, amplification, effects, hackwiring and general mayhem. Anarchists welcomeSee More
Dec 26, 2017
Ray Stanis joined Nile's group
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How loud can we make it?

bring on the home made resonators. tips tricks plans and songs.
Dec 26, 2017
Ray Stanis joined Andy Stone's group
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CBG wiring & electronics.

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
Dec 26, 2017
Ray Stanis joined Slowpaw Steve T's group
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Four String Cigar Box Guitars

Group for those who are interested to find out more and swap ideas for builds, chords and tunings for these versatile instruments!
Dec 26, 2017
Ray Stanis is now a member of Cigar Box Nation
Dec 20, 2017

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At 10:57am on December 29, 2017, Uncle John said…

Hi, Ray.  I stared on CBGs a 60 and it has been fun.  The teaching video that helped me and many others is knotlenny's cbg 101.  Google it or find it on this page too under resources/ how to play.  Best wishes.

 
 
 

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