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pickup location

I am building my 3rd cbg, the first with a single coil pickup.  I see from others pictures a range of location, from closer to the neck to…

Started by Harleytodd

7 May 31, 2015
Reply by Tom Temple

Three Stringer, right angled bridge or not?

Hullo there fellas, um I am in the process of making a 3 stringed  guitar based upon an old nail box. hopefully I can attach some pics. Whi…

Started by Peter Hendley

2 Apr 20, 2014
Reply by Peter Hendley

Parade Magazine: How to Make a Guitar Out of a Cigar Box

from Parade Magazine Family Fun: How to Make a Guitar Out of a Cigar Box  APRIL 30, 2013 – 3:01 PM By WALTER SCHLEISMAN  Photo…

Started by Ted Crocker

0 May 1, 2013

Ah got me a "NEW" book on making the CBG for y'all.

Howdy y'all, I just finished up writing a brand spanking "NEW" book on making the CBG. Rather than steal my own 'thunder', I think best y'a…

Started by Mordacai Bondurant

2 Apr 30, 2013
Reply by Harleytodd

Holes for cigar box guitars

Does the position of the holes make a difference when building a guitar? What position is best? Also the size of the holes and how many hol…

Started by ozziebob

2 Apr 24, 2013
Reply by Big Elmore

design questions

Does the shape of the guitar body box effect much as far as sound tone and volume?  amped and not- amped?

Started by Adam

2 Dec 11, 2012
Reply by Eric Sandler

A FREE DOWNLOAD OF GREAT CBG MUSIC

I would like to let everyone know -- if it hasn't been mentioned elsewhere -- that Shane Speal over at Cigar Box Nation (can I plug another…

Started by Jim Kasmir

3 Dec 17, 2011
Reply by mark Bellamy

Fretting Tips, Tricks and Supplies

Here ya go, let me know if I missed anything.  Have questions?  Just ask!   CB Gitty Crafter Supplies:  Fretting supplies and fretting guid…

Started by Ted Crocker

0 May 22, 2011

Crow's How to build a cigar box guitar in one hour! Videos for each step!

WORKSPACE, SUPPLIES AND TOOLS NECK NECK, EYE BOLT TUNER INSTALLATION AND BODY BLOCK MOUNTING THE NECK AND SOUND HOLES FRET…

Started by Ted Crocker

4 May 16, 2011
Reply by Michael Glenn

50+ CBG vids from Ted TV

Cigar Box Guitar Performances  Highlights from numerous CBG Shows around the USA filmed by Ted Crocker     Click Here for many more on V…

Started by Ted Crocker

0 May 1, 2011

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