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The Clubhouse is a community of friends. Introduce yourself and lets get to know a little about each other.

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Started by mtgrizzly52 Nov 20. 0 Replies

well for now it’s mtgrizzly52 and I live in the wilds of Northwest Montana. I’m almost 67 years young and have been playing guitar and piano since  I was 6 years old.....not well mind you, but I play…Continue

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Started by Keren Shteimberg. Last reply by Keren Shteimberg Nov 15. 2 Replies

Hi ,My name is Keren and I love music . A few years ago I discovered I had a good ability of hearing and decided to do something with it. I Invited you to join and discover tones of improvisation of…Continue

A pure viking entertainer!

Started by Jonas Mejlvang Kofoed. Last reply by martin baker Oct 27. 1 Reply

Hi everyone!I'm Jonas from Denmark. I'm starting with babysteps in the instrument building/customizing.For now my first project is to make my J45 into MY guitar! I've started small with replacing…Continue

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Started by David Anderson Oct 19. 0 Replies

Hi,My name is Dave Anderson, I am resident in the city of Derby county of Derbyshire UK .  I am a veteran who retired from the British military after 37 years service, and having being diagnosed with…Continue

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Started by Ted Crocker. Last reply by Ellwood T Bear Sep 22. 5 Replies

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Hello, My name is Dan Porter

Started by Dan Porter Aug 19. 0 Replies

Hey, I'm Dan Porter. I've been making ukuleles lately, a couple tenors using Mathias Wandel's free plans. The first one works great, the second one has problems I'm working through. The fret board…Continue

Ganzha is DIY synth since 1976

Started by Vadim Ganzha. Last reply by Vadim Ganzha Jun 5. 4 Replies

Hello, My name is Vadim Ganzha,I DIY my electronic music devices and recording maschines since 1976, I am from USSR and former DJ from 80th.I have greal love to synth so I had build a complete studio…Continue

Howdy, I'm Bow

Started by Reverend Bow May 15. 0 Replies

Yup, I'm Bow (like Bow and Arrow, not the Command, or front of the Ship)I am currently living in Yuma, AZ.I've been playing with guitars for a long time, and I design/build small wattage Valve Guitar…Continue

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Started by Roger Cook. Last reply by Carl Litzkow Mar 5. 2 Replies

My name is Roger and I've just gotten involved in cbg's over the past couple months. I've been pretending to play guitar since I was about 10 and have always loved the blues, especially slide, so…Continue

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Started by Arnold Velterop. Last reply by Ted Crocker Feb 4. 1 Reply

Hi, my name is Arnold Velterop from The Hague in the Netherlands.I'm a retired Airforce Officer. I have a history of 39 years airforce and amo gat a lot of other activities was assigned to the Irak…Continue

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Comment by Mickey Ray Parker on September 15, 2015 at 8:08pm

Hi everyone,

I'm Mickey, and I am from Arizona.  I've been building CBG's for about a year now, and it is safe to say it has become a full blown obsession.  Looking forward to learning from people here!

Comment by Mickey Ray Parker on September 15, 2015 at 8:08pm

Hi everyone,

I'm Mickey, and I am from Arizona.  I've been building CBG's for about a year now, and it is safe to say it has become a full blown obsession.  Looking forward to learning from people here!

Comment by Dennis Danner on March 8, 2015 at 8:14pm

Hey there everyone!  Happy to have found this group.  It looks like it will be very worthwhile to me.  I am a ukulele "enthusiast" and have been playing for just shy of 3 years.  I began building not too long ago and have built two tenor ukes, and more recently a solid-bodied U-Bass and nearly have the second one complete.  I've been wanting to jump into building Cigar Box ukes and have just today started what will be my third ukulele Bass and unless things change during construction  (been known to happen!) it should be my first cigar box instrument.   I am a retired wildlife biologist and wildlife sculptor and I live in Roanoke, VA.  I hope anyone with short scale bass and especially ukulele basses with their fat, rubbery silicone or polyurethane strings will holler back at me and send a friend request or message.  Happy to be here!

Comment by Ron on December 20, 2014 at 10:03pm
Hi y'all. I'm very new to all of this. I have re-discovered CBG and have been bitten. I hope to get to know, at least, a few of you here. I bought my very first box just today.

I'll be posting pics of my box and the build on instagram. @karmasonic1

Thanks for letting me play! Stay Primal!
Comment by Kevin Hamilton on November 24, 2014 at 2:30pm
Hi all. My name is Kevin. Most have seen me out in the CBG communities as HamBone. I Built my first CBG in 2010. I've been addicted since.
Comment by Andy Toms on September 24, 2014 at 2:16am
Hello my name is Andy, I am yet to start my first instrument build but have a wealth of electronics assembly and wiring experience, so I think I may make my first project a trick looking amplifier, maybe as one of my other hobbies is computer building then I shall make. It look like a PC, not finalised a plan as I have lots going on right now, but I will get there
Comment by Ole Christensen on September 15, 2014 at 1:40pm

Hi all

My name is Ole and according to the member map, I'm the first one in Denmark :-)
I just started playing guitar 2 years ago and 2-3 months ago I got my first 3 string CBG. Now I have expanded to 3 CBG's so I can play along with friends visiting.

I have not build my own guitars yet, but maybe in the future. For now I'm just trying to learn to play and I'm having fun doing it :-)

/Ole

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

 

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