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HOLY MOLY! Paul McCartney playing a CBG at the Sandy Relief Concert (Edit: and much more)

Hurricane Sandy Relief show 12/12/12   I know who made it, do you? (It's a Matty Baratto Resofiddle with wine box amp)   Saturday Night L…

Started by Ted CrockerLatest Reply

“Landfill Harmonic” The Recycled Orchestra Of Paraguay

Landfill Harmonic – A Film About Inspiring Dreams One Note at a Time   A film teaser entitled "Landfill Harmonic" features 'The Recycled O…

Started by Ted CrockerLatest Reply

Huge Collection of Blues Jam Tracks

Click TrueFire TV  for complete list, or click the right/left arrows below to scroll     TrueFire.com

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Journal article on the Cigar Box Guitar scene in the UK

Hi all, I'm new to posting on here, so hope this is the right place/way to do this. I got into making cbg's while carrying out research for…

Started by Paul Atkinson

1 Aug 23
Reply by Ted Crocker

Good source for pre shaped and fretted necks

Looking for a source for quality 3 and 4 string necks. Ant leads would be appreciated. Thanks.

Started by Paul Ronson

6 Jul 26
Reply by Jerry Jordan

Shamisen build?????

Morning all, been gone from here for a while working on other projects (4 wheel) lol.  Any way have a friend that would like me to build a…

Started by Greg Bement

2 Jul 14
Reply by Ted Crocker

David Gilmour's Floating Studio

(I didn't write this, I compiled it,,, with comments... From Buoyant Life   Music On the Thames Written by Francine Schwartz…

Started by Ted Crocker

8 Jul 7
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Silverware Singer Hybrid Box Guitar

SILVERWARE SINGER HYBRID BOX GUITAR Finished instrument. Thought I'd share.  This is my newest build, the Silverware Singer. As its nam…

Started by Wayfinder

1 Jun 15
Reply by Ted Crocker

WARNING -don't watch these vids if you ever think you'll be a guitar player. Derek Trucks at 13 & 12 & 11 years old - plus more growing up

13, I wonder what signatures are on his SG? And 12 years old - Statesboro Blues 11th birthday 31 years old

Started by Ted Crocker

9 May 22
Reply by Ted Crocker

1880's - 1930's Cigar Box Guitar Music uploaded here

 Hi guys, I finally organized and edited some of my music for online listening. These 2 albums are all old time blues music played on cigar…

Started by J.J. Rango

0 May 21


I was trying to show off so been searching the internet for tricks I can absolutely apply to my guitar. Oh men then I found this blog https…

Started by Kanan Christ

2 May 19
Reply by Kanan Christ

question: how to switch top of box/image to back of box.

I found a black and gold brickhouse box and am going to make a cbg out of it. Question. I want to have the nice image on front of the box t…

Started by Rick "rocket" Moore

14 May 18
Reply by Wayfinder

Alternative wood Weissenborn style guitars

Hello everyone. This is my first post. Does anybody here make Weissenborn style guitars? I am interested in one.  Also, anyone here make 8…

Started by Joey Sparks

2 May 10
Reply by Pete Howlett


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