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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
Shane and the old Yahoo group
Hi I'm Joe and I've been building and playing CBGs since feb of 08. I did build one canjo from a Christmas cookies can in feb of 07, but i didn't know where to get cigar boxes until feb of 08 and then the habit went out of control, and i just kept buildin' em. Mine are non- too- technical or refined as of yet, but i try to do something a little "better" each time. People keep wanting ones that are like standard neck through peizo deals, so i spend a lot of time building on those. Maybe in 2011 i'll branch out more and start experimenting with new techniques and designs. (Start building for myself again) I'm also itchin to play and record more. Multitracking perhaps, instaed of cellphone recoding like you hear on my page.        Happy New Year Nation!       Joe

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At 4:43pm on January 12, 2014, Mr.melo said…
At 2:44pm on January 9, 2014, Mr.melo said…
At 9:53pm on February 13, 2013, Juice Payne said…
Dude I really wanna get in touch with you!!! I been writing a lot of music that I want you to be a part of!!! My number is 512 287 1808. Call me man or send me your number and lets get back in touch!!! If nothing else just to hang out!!! Later-Justin
At 11:37am on November 27, 2012, Joshua Hickman said…

Hey man, I built me first CBG this past weekend! I'll post pics soon. You're right, not rocket science...now I'm addicted! I've already started my 2nd one.

 

 

-Joshua

At 1:12am on August 5, 2012, Kevin M. Kraft said…

Hello! MAN, I LOVE YOUR GUITARS AND MUSIC!!! My name is Kevin M. Kraft, founder of the annual Kansas City Cigar Box Guitar Festival. This year's event will take place on August 26th, and once again I am accepting cigar box guitars and cigar box guitar-related donation, which will be raffled off during the festival, the proceeds to benefit Kansas City's Blues in the Schools program. If you have a guitar, accessory, CD, DVD--anything related to cigar box guitars that you would like to donate, please contact me at the Cigar Box Nation or email me at kevinmkraft@juno.com  to learn where to send it.

 

Thanks for you time and consideration.

 

- Kevin

 

http://www.cigarboxnation.com/events/the-2nd-annual-kansas-city-cigar-box-guitar-festival

At 12:03pm on April 30, 2012, Voodoo Highway said…

Hi Joe. Thanks for your friendship.

At 12:59pm on April 9, 2012, Steve wootten said…

i realy do enjoy ur work im lookin forward to hearin more from u tks

At 3:38am on April 7, 2012, Steve wootten said…

great stuff u reccored this on a cell phone awsome job very retro kinda sound keep up the good work

At 6:55pm on December 8, 2011, Richard G Caudill said…

Oh  yeah  Joe   !!!!!  this b good ,,, like ur builds and way of singing    a lot  ... we have a hoot ,,, tks for friending me  !!!

At 7:55pm on May 30, 2011, Rand Moore said…

Thanks for the complements. It looks like you have your share of nice builds, too. You do a lot more artistic finishing work than I do, I tend to leave mine plain. I wouldn't be nowhere a good today making my instruments without the likes of the CBN community. Thats's where I get most of my inspiration.

-Rand.

At 12:09pm on May 30, 2011, bemuzic said…
Hi, thanks!...glad it's helping you through your day : -)
At 5:52am on May 30, 2011, Rand Moore said…

Hi Joe.

Looks like you made a real score on that partially built violin. I'm also considering building a cigar box guitar based on what Diane in Chiacago and some of the other members of CBN have done. I am not familiar with the instrument, so a bit of research will be needed. I also will be traveling to the States this summer for not quite 3 months. One of my objectives will be to acquire parts that I have a hard time finding in China. This time I'll also be looking out for fiddle parts. I have family in Houston, and have on a few occasions visited Austin.

Well, keep us informed on how your new violin project works out. Progress photos would be great.

-Rand.

At 10:45am on May 23, 2011, Slowpaw Steve T said…
thanks Joe!   yup CBG's are goin down big over here with the top people...or soon will! (-;
At 5:28pm on May 21, 2011, Uncle John said…

Hey Joe,

   Glad to have you for a nation friend.  Good luck and wishes on the video.  I use my several year old ($70.00 then) Koday easy share.  I have an IPod, and it takes videos, but I have not really learned how to do it well.

   John

At 12:10pm on May 21, 2011, Uncle John said…

Hey Joe,

   Nice photos.  Excellent vocals and playing on this page.  I really like your sound.  Can you make us a video?  You are a nation start to come.

  Joe, to edit your photos, click on them and up top by your name, click on options and edit in your tite, description and words of wisdom.

   I want that video!  Good on ya, brother.

At 10:42pm on April 11, 2011, Juice Payne said…
Thanks for everything Brotha!!!
At 12:06pm on March 3, 2011, David K Freer said…

High Joe

Many thanks for the fret tips.

The tailpiece on the Reptile is from an old Mandolin.

Cheers  from the UK

Dave Freer

At 7:38am on February 25, 2011, Bad Finger (Eric) said…
Thanks for the comment and the request.  Nice guitars!
At 10:38am on December 6, 2010, BeetleJuice! said…
deardoctor sounds like 1920 for sure! ~ Joe "Cigfiddle" Roni ~ for Cbg prez 2012!
At 2:47pm on October 14, 2010, Laurie Lee Campbell said…
thanks so much Joe.. I appreciate! :-) looks like you are off and building! and playing--i like the song that accompanies the slide show. Sweet! ..oh I see it's on your player.....hey you use a lil decoupage too, i dig that.....cut and paste, I'm a big kid..decorating CB purses, all I've done aside from playing them...do you have sound clips of your banjo? you certainly must be an artist...what is the aerial map? and peanuts comics! TOO cool..johnny cash big big LOL---see you have a music cat partner in crime.....nice to meet ya, Joe!
Sincerely, Laurie
 
 
 

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