The Bane
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
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How many instruments have you built so far?
None
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Have always wanted to play guitar, but expensive and difficult (too many strings/cords). I can build it cheap, and hopefully at least strum a tune with one, if not, at least it is a piece of art...

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First Completed CBG

Posted on September 19, 2016 at 1:50pm 16 Comments

Completed my first CBG, though it was technically the second one I started building. Learned a lot, especially what not to do. Mainly, don't rush - some frets (cotter-keys) are a smidge crooked. It sounds really good though to my untrained ear. My second (no pictures as of yet) was the first I started and eventually completed - is a neck through that I put polyurethane on. Has same scale and box, but it sounds like a banjo. I almost hate to send this one off...…

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