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I was trying to show off so been searching the internet for tricks I can absolutely apply to my guitar. Oh men then I found this blog https…

Started by Kanan Christ

2 May 19, 2018
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question: how to switch top of box/image to back of box.

I found a black and gold brickhouse box and am going to make a cbg out of it. Question. I want to have the nice image on front of the box t…

Started by Rick "rocket" Moore

14 May 18, 2018
Reply by Wayfinder

Alternative wood Weissenborn style guitars

Hello everyone. This is my first post. Does anybody here make Weissenborn style guitars? I am interested in one.  Also, anyone here make 8…

Started by jk

2 May 10, 2018
Reply by Pete Howlett

FlatCat 440...

Just a fun little note.   I just finished building the 440th FlatCat guitar pickup.  Doesn't that make it a uh... FlatCat 440?  ;D Okay, b…

Started by Wayfinder

2 Apr 10, 2018
Reply by Wayfinder

"Third Thumb" tuning, by IaNerd

THIS WILL MAKE THE WORLD BETTER! Consider a 3-stringed instrument, such as a Cigar Box Guitar. A default tuning might be open Gmaj, or (fr…

Started by Patrick "IaNerd" Byrnes

1 Mar 25, 2018
Reply by Patrick "IaNerd" Byrnes

Fender Mustang I Modeling Amp

In another forum we were discussing basic sound coming from an instrument and Ted mentioned " "I have a tone control on my amp!!" No truer…

Started by Wayfinder

2 Mar 22, 2018
Reply by Wayfinder

set of many string gauges?

I'm doing some experiments. What is an economical way to get a set of "real" (i.e. made for music) steel strings, at least 28" long and pre…

Started by Patrick "IaNerd" Byrnes

2 Mar 22, 2018
Reply by Ted Crocker


On some 3 or 4 string cbg an adjustable bridge is used some are nonadjustable does this make a difference in sound ?

Started by Jerry Oram

5 Mar 18, 2018
Reply by Wayfinder

My friend Mike composed a song from my lyrics 'Trailer park Trish

Let's see if this works Trailer%20Park%20Trish.m4a

Started by Ted Crocker

0 Mar 9, 2018

Ted Crocker, inventor of the Cigar Box Guitar

If it says it on the internet it must be true... (from Premier Guitar) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Started by Ted Crocker

9 Feb 4, 2018
Reply by Ted Crocker


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