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Antique 1907 Cigar Box Guitar Plans

Started Jul 26, 2015 0 Replies

I found these old instructions on how to build a cigar box guitar, they are from 1907Really cool historic find.... click here  …Continue

Cigar Box Guitar ~ THE MOVIE ~ Details Here

Started this discussion. Last reply by rick harris Jan 9, 2015. 1 Reply

Hi all!Hope everyone is having fun over the Cristmas Holidays!I wanted to post here about the Cigar Box Guitar Movie.In 2010 I speant a few months recording and editing a homemade movie about cigar…Continue

Cheap Vintage Guitar Amplifiers

Started Sep 9, 2014 0 Replies

This is a repost, sorry about that, I just wanted to share to my art that is an old 60's Silvertone radio turned into a guitar amplifier and played with a Low Budget Luthier cigar box guitar from…Continue

Old 1920's Antique homemade instrument photos

Started this discussion. Last reply by steve smith-- Dewy Dewtron Aug 11, 2014. 1 Reply

Check out this old was tub cello thing! It definitely a homemade Do-it-yourself instrument.I think it's a way cool photo....the back says it was at " Camp Sleepy Eye"I have many new photos I posted…Continue

 

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Old Radio Guitar amps

Learn how to convert old radios into cool Retro guitar amplifiers. It is really fun and easy, with just a few wires you can hack into and spice in a guitar imput, you can turn that radio into a guitar amp!There is lots of info at the websitehttp://radio-guitar-amps.blogspot.com/ This video will show you how,  it really is a "must try" if you enjoy playing cigar box guitars and homemade music...perfect for the 3 string guitar too!  See More
Mar 2
Donald R Zenda commented on J.J. Rango's group 3 string guitars
"very nice clean work."
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3 string guitars

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Old Radio Guitar amps

Learn how to convert old radios into cool Retro guitar amplifiers. It is really fun and easy, with just a few wires you can hack into and spice in a guitar imput, you can turn that radio into a guitar amp!There is lots of info at the websitehttp://radio-guitar-amps.blogspot.com/ This video will show you how,  it really is a "must try" if you enjoy playing cigar box guitars and homemade music...perfect for the 3 string guitar too!  See More
Sep 29, 2016
J.J. Rango posted a video

3 String Resonator Cigar Box Guitar

If you want to Build Resonator cigar box guitars. The best sounding Resonator parts are made by "Old Lowe" in Rockwall Texas...Email Mike at oldlowe@yahoo.co...
Jun 24, 2016
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Old Radio Guitar amps

Learn how to convert old radios into cool Retro guitar amplifiers. It is really fun and easy, with just a few wires you can hack into and spice in a guitar imput, you can turn that radio into a guitar amp!There is lots of info at the websitehttp://radio-guitar-amps.blogspot.com/ This video will show you how,  it really is a "must try" if you enjoy playing cigar box guitars and homemade music...perfect for the 3 string guitar too!  See More
Jun 1, 2016
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"that guy needs a hair cut....and that dog with glasses could use one too!"
Apr 28, 2016
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3 string guitars

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3 string guitars

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Sep 15, 2015
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Rust Rod

"that is cool!"
Aug 18, 2015
J.J. Rango posted a video

1857 Old Timer ~Cigar Box Resonator~3 String Guitar

Hand Spun & Hand Made ....super duper easy to play , anyone can have fun right away, super easy to learn even if you have never played guitar
Aug 18, 2015
J.J. Rango posted a discussion

Antique 1907 Cigar Box Guitar Plans

I found these old instructions on how to build a cigar box guitar, they are from 1907Really cool historic find.... click here  http://www.homemade-guitars.comI am gonna try to make one!See More
Jul 26, 2015
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ZZ Top~Billy Gibbons Cigar Box Guitar song - Resonator recording of Ry Coder's Billy The Kid

"Pretty cool find John! I believe he also played a CBG in a vid from Howard Stern show."
Jul 7, 2015
J.J. Rango posted a video

ZZ Top~Billy Gibbons Cigar Box Guitar song - Resonator recording of Ry Coder's Billy The Kid

Here is the song from Marc Maron's podcast interview of Billy Gibbon's play a cigar box resonator guitar. What a great sound and tone!!!!!
Jul 6, 2015
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"Looking good Jim!!!! I am still headed out west...just so dang hard to get the cash...Its like 2 steps forward one step back...but I will be out that way 2015 or bust!"
Jul 6, 2015

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At 10:58am on March 9, 2017, Ted Crocker said…

At 12:23pm on March 9, 2016, Ted Crocker said…

At 5:25pm on March 20, 2015, Jord Mosselman said…

Hi J J,
Thanks for your reaction on my picture.
Sorry, tapped the wrong button and removed your comment.
The guitar is finished now and it sounds great.

Grtz,
Jord

At 12:40am on March 11, 2015, Ted Crocker said…

Hey John, don't bogart the...

I sent you an invoice, I'll make them tomorrow and they'll go out Friday morning Priority Mail.

Need anything else??

(PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR PAYPAL ADDRESS IS YOUR CURRENT ADDRESS WHEN I PRINT THE SHIPPING LABEL!)

At 5:27pm on March 9, 2015, Ted Crocker said…

At 9:11pm on May 1, 2014, Ted Crocker said…
Shipping in the morning!
At 12:46am on March 9, 2014, Ted Crocker said…

At 4:13pm on July 21, 2013, Willardj said…

ART IS WHAT YOU CAN GET AWAY WITH......WARHOL

At 1:28am on March 9, 2012, Ted Crocker said…

At 4:02pm on October 14, 2011, darren brown said…
thanks john ,id like ya to have one someday .
 
 
 

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