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Cigar Box Guitars are part of Americana. Please add your pics and videos and feel free to start a discussion with any help you can offer folks just getting started in this addictive hobby. Any questions? Just ask!

There's also lots and lots of videos on YouTube with performances and building tips. Search for Cigar Box Guitars and you'll be amazed at the diversity of music and instruments.

**WARNING: Building and playing CBGs can become an all consuming obsession!

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pickup location

Started by Harleytodd. Last reply by Tom Temple May 31, 2015. 7 Replies

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 closer to the bridge and in between.  Using a padron average…Continue

Tags: location, pickup

Three Stringer, right angled bridge or not?

Started by Peter Hendley. Last reply by Peter Hendley Apr 20, 2014. 2 Replies

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. While I have marked out where the frets would go (based upon a…Continue

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

Started by Ted Crocker May 1, 2013. 0 Replies

from Parade MagazineFamily Fun: How to Make a Guitar Out of a…Continue

Tags: box, guitar, cigar, a, magazine

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

Started by Mordacai Bondurant. Last reply by Harleytodd Apr 30, 2013. 2 Replies

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'all just wonder over to my web site and take a peek for…Continue

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Comment by rodney fruits on October 31, 2010 at 6:11pm
A 3-stringer made from scraps and leftover parts.

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