Soul Of A Man - Blind Willie Johnson Cover

My first cigar box guitar, fretted electric into my first cigar box amplifier. It's also the first song I learned to play on CBG.

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Comment by RTZGUITARS on November 26, 2012 at 12:14am

sounds great and well played Charles

Comment by BUGGY (C) on November 25, 2012 at 6:28pm

Sweet build... you play well

Comment by bemuzic on November 25, 2012 at 6:08pm

great first build!!...nice playing, you seem right at home with it : -)

Comment by Stevesteve on November 25, 2012 at 4:19pm

Nice playing and a nice little amp too.

I have to take the cardboard packing out from my bridge and nut but that would mean stopping playing it so I know what you mean.

Not the first time you've played a guitar though...

Cheers,

Steve

Comment by Uncle Gus on November 25, 2012 at 1:15pm

This is so good, "dang" gets two syllables: da-hang!

Comment by Charles Collins on November 25, 2012 at 9:57am

Thanks for all the positive comments!  Having trouble putting this dang thang down!  May have to build another one so I can put the finishing touches on this one. ;-)  Dave Hill, I put some cheap electric strings that I picked up at Radio Shack used D G B strings I think.  The piezo is glued to the back of the through neck directly under the bridge.  Next time it will be glued to the top but this box had felt glued to the top and I didn't want to mess that up.

Comment by Richard Howell on November 25, 2012 at 9:39am

So funny that it isn't finished and you can't wait to play it.  I wonder how many of us builders do the same thing--string up a CBG and play it before the neck is stained, before the fretboard is glued down, etc...  I know I can't wait to hear mine, so I definitely string 'em up before they are truly ready.  

Love the song too!

Comment by Uncle John on November 25, 2012 at 7:21am

WOW,   Dat's the stuff.

Comment by smilingdog1 on November 24, 2012 at 9:43pm

Really enjoyed your song Soul Of A Man  Willie Johnson. Nice build especially for a first.

Comment by Sharecropper on November 24, 2012 at 7:24pm

 Nice playing !  Nice builds !!

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