Steve Winchell
  • 51, Male
  • Riverside, RI
  • United States
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New to CBGs

Hello ,I had heard about cigar box guitars a few years ago from my brother and never really gave them much thought, then recently I saw some You Tube vids and was hooked!
Guitar Players always seem to want expensive fancy guitars , but the sound you can get from 3 or 4 strings is amazing! I love the simplicity and downhome playability of these guitars.

check out my website fanthefireguitar.com and my vids on You Tube, look up
fanthefireguitar
Steve

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New Song

Posted on April 26, 2009 at 11:05pm 0 Comments

I added a new song I made up last week on my new 4 string CBG, just finished it today. A little rough as far as the electronics , I need to find a nice 4 pole pup for the guitar then I could really rock. The piezo is not bad but would really like a better pup for it. Anybody getting rid of one let me know.

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At 3:49pm on October 6, 2009, HOLLOWBELLY said…
you're totally right Steve-your feeling WILL come back.Ask and you will receive.Thats exactly the way it works.Peace and great health to you.
At 5:09pm on October 5, 2009, Jimmycakes401 said…
good luck with the hands Steve !
At 7:18pm on September 29, 2009, Steve Winchell said…
Hey everyone, I have not been on in awhile. I had my neck surgery Sept 3rd and it went well. I have lost some feeling in both hands, more so in the left due to the spinal compression. I have started playing again and I believe God will restore my feeling and strengthen my left arm also! Any prayers you all can muster up would be greatly appreciated, God bless all nation members!!
At 5:34pm on August 23, 2009, Keni Lee Burgess said…
Hello,
I have started a CBN group entitled, "How to Play CBG" It is my hope and intention to encourage the "Wealth of Talent" here on the Nation to share their knowledge and skill to further the CBG movement. Please consider contributing an instructional "video" link to this group. If you are a viewer seeking instruction, please feel free to write. If you have any suggestions or know other players who you think may want to post instructional "video" links, please contact me. Thank you for your interest and support, Keni Lee
At 8:38pm on August 12, 2009, Deke said…
Steve! The White Mountain Boogie's this weekend!! Get out of Rhode Island & hit the mountains! Hope to see you there!!
Deke
At 8:14am on August 2, 2009, big fat tom said…
Hi, Steve, nice to have you as a friend!
At 7:05pm on June 16, 2009, Brian Winchell said…
Hey, any new CBG's?
At 4:07pm on June 16, 2009, Steve Winchell said…
The song I posted today is an instrumental, but to me it is an attempt musically to remember the Reigning Power of God in my life. No matter how uncontrollable life can seem sometimes ,if God is veiwed as the power and authority in your life your problems can shrink to molehills rather than mountains!
At 6:30pm on June 11, 2009, dg said…
I agree 100 %
At 3:12pm on May 23, 2009, Purgatory Hill said…
the "Purgatory Hill Harp" i play was built by John Lowe and has three guitar strings and a bass string. Thanks for the comment! xo,p
 
 
 

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