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Hello from down under...

Started by Chris keeble. Last reply by Ted Crocker yesterday. 2 Replies

Hi everyone... have in the past 3 months acquired 2 CBG's...Im now learning and loving it.. reasonably hopeless at the moment and using youtube and this site to pick up any tips etc. Im also…Continue

HELLO MY NAME IS - Mike Crane

Started by Mike Crane. Last reply by Mike Crane Aug 6. 2 Replies

Hello everyone in CBG Land.I am from Meridian, MS - Home of Jimmy Rogers, the Father of Country Music, Peavy Guitars & Amps, and all things Southern.I discovered CBG's about 6 or so months ago…Continue

Hello my name is.....Jerry Moore...aka J'Mo! or Jaymo or hey you

Started by Jerry H Moore. Last reply by rick harris Jul 19. 1 Reply

What a great site! I love the CBG's and hope to get a few built as soon as I work out all the snags. Pics to come as I get used to the site. Thanks for having me. I'm a 60 year old cabinet…Continue

Hello

Started by Gregmw. Last reply by rick harris Jul 5. 1 Reply

Hi allmy name is Greg and stumbled across here while searching for information on Cigar Box guitars etcI have made a couple of electrics but I love the rustic look and sound of these instruments .I…Continue

Hello, My Name Is...

Started by Scott Collier. Last reply by Scott Collier Jun 17. 5 Replies

Scott Collier, I live in Southern New Jersey. Just joined but I've been building cigar box guitars and other things for a while. Looking forward to getting to know everyone!Here is my last build. I…Continue

addicted to CBG...

Started by Danny Thijs. Last reply by rick harris Jun 17. 2 Replies

Danny, I am from Belgium and since a couple of weeks I am totally addicted to the sound of the 3 string CBG. I was at a workshop given by Jos Maesen and build a CBG for my daughter (7yrs old) and one…Continue

Josh

Started by Joshua Jun 13. 0 Replies

I built my first CBG last night. I have really been enjoying it. I have a lot of woodworking experience and not a lot of music experience or skill:). I am having a blast building and have been trying…Continue

Hello my name is...

Started by Vicki Shadlock. Last reply by rick harris May 24. 2 Replies

Vicki And I have a problem. Actually a few problems but that belongs in other discussions on other forums. It seems I have an inate interest about ....well everything! Actually the acquisition of a…Continue

MY NAME IS...

Started by Guido Roth May 21. 0 Replies

Guido Roth.  I am in the middle of a(nother) life change.  At 57, my wife and I are changing life styles and locations.  So right now, I am Guido from Casper, Wy - but I'm praying I'll soon be Guido…Continue

Howdy!

Started by Tom Thompson. Last reply by rick harris May 20. 3 Replies

I'm Tom from Oregon, USA and I have built 6 cbg's and homemade instruments so far...including one that did well in the 2013 builders contest at Cigar Box Nation.I'm relatively new to this whole scene…Continue

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Comment by Gary Nichols on August 12, 2014 at 10:08am
Hello,
My name is Gary. I just started making Strumstick instruments and having a bunch of fun with them. I am on my fifth build right now.
I am a conventional machinist by trade so I am able to use my experience in the shop to build a quality nice sounding instruments. I am very interested in seeing what other folks are making.
Thank you!
Comment by james taze bennett on March 6, 2014 at 8:14am

Hello Dan, James here. Sounds like you have the will to try something and i feel sure you will do fine. Welcome.

Comment by Dan Mullen on March 6, 2014 at 4:02am

Hello ever one I'm Dan.  I have recently started on my 1st (well... 1st five) cigar box guitars.  I have no idea how to play so this should be quiet the learning experience.  I made some Kalimba's for my daughters and wife for Christmas and they turned out great, so maybe with a bit more effort these will also.

Dan

Comment by Ian Cunningham on February 14, 2014 at 5:30pm

G'day from Australia! My name is Ian Cunningham and I've been making cigar box guitars, basses and ukeleles for several years.I've been fortunate enough to be able to have a permanent display in a local art gallery, where I've sold a few. Mostly, I sell by word of mouth and often make to order. It's a great hobby! I also play bass in a local retro rock'n'roll band...can't keep a good man down!

Comment by james taze bennett on February 8, 2014 at 7:34pm

Hello my name is James. I live in up state S.C. Been building for some time now Love the blues.

Comment by IndianaGentry on February 4, 2014 at 4:21pm

Hello, I'm Rory (IndianaGentry).  I live near Indianapolis, and found this site on accident while searching for some guitar parts.  Looks like a great community- I'm looking forward to exploring it!

Comment by Digger Tozzi on December 9, 2013 at 11:54pm

So I had some time on my hands and loaded some pic's and vid's I'm addicted to building and have bin for years I build and gig full time and I'm digging my new lifestyle Just dropped in to say hay. T.

 

Comment by Ben Siekert on November 6, 2013 at 4:42pm

Hi my name is Ben,

I first got into building CBGs out of curiosity and 6 months later I was invited by a friend of mine to help out with my own brand of production for the Harley Davidson 110th anniversary event with a part in a booth in "Artisan Alley" at the Harley Museum. We built 12 guitars in 3 months and sold 7 (of ours) in 2 days. I'm not bragging, I just think it was a really cool opportunity that made for some even cooler stories :) Thanks for your time, and I hope to enjoy my time here with all of you and learn as much as I can from the collective genius here :)

Comment by Pete "Papa Bo" Turner on October 11, 2013 at 6:21pm

Hey Pinhead any videos?

Comment by Pinhead on October 11, 2013 at 9:45am

Oops... well I guess you all got my message... haha.

 

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