Cigar Box Style Guitar by Taffy Evans

So much Trouble played on a 3 string CBG played full acoustic. made from old fence palings - paint still on- Neck Oak, top side back all pine, nothing fancy....

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Comment by smilingdog1 on March 15, 2019 at 6:38pm

Well played troubles!

Comment by Taffy Evans on March 14, 2019 at 10:53pm

Hi Clarky, Richard and Derek, thanks for the comments guys.

I always try for good acoustic tone first, thats where the challenge lies. I have three different  acoustic models of CBG style guitars that I build. And the sound quality is different as you go up the range. I have plywood timbers [cheapest] then the style played here solid pine with good volume and pleasing tone, and the one I will feature next video with solid rosewood back and sides and a cedar top. Now that sounds nice. But you can be the judge.


Comment by Derek Rose on March 14, 2019 at 8:40pm

Super playing and singing, Taffy. The guitar has nice tone indeed.

Comment by Richard Sundberg on March 14, 2019 at 6:50pm

Thanks for posting on YouTube Taffy! Real nice singing and playing!  Acoustic quality is superb! 

Comment by Clarky on March 14, 2019 at 10:40am

That was excellent Taffy.  That guitar sounds like it was made for ragtime blues.  Nice voice too.

Comment by Taffy Evans on March 12, 2019 at 10:07pm

Hey Bob, Keith and Dave thanks for the encouraging comments.

Keith, I did a fair bit of experiment to get the best acoustic sound I could from a very limited sound chamber. while also keeping in mind the Golden Ratio - I think its called.  I'll have to use utube from now on to post videos.

Thanks again. Taff 

Comment by Dave Lynas on March 12, 2019 at 5:04pm

Hey Taffy. I got to see this one. Whatever you did worked for me. Thanks very much. I loved hearing you! Great pickin, great vocal.

Comment by Keith Rearick on March 12, 2019 at 4:01pm

Wow, another good video. Nice build too. Could listen to your videos all day long. You sing very well too. Like the size of the box too.

Comment by Bob "Ambrose" Negus on March 12, 2019 at 11:11am

Seen and heard loud and clear. Neat performance, excellent!

Comment by Taffy Evans on March 11, 2019 at 10:58pm

I don't know if this will be visible to you guys who missed out, but I tried.


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