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Good source for pre shaped and fretted necks

Looking for a source for quality 3 and 4 string necks. Ant leads would be appreciated. Thanks.

Started by Paul Ronson

7 Nov 5, 2018
Reply by Mike S

RED ALERT! >>> Cigar Box Guitar News

Hey guys Check this out, It's a 1920's Red Top Grease Can Banjo Look at the details on this really cool instrument, this is homemade twa…

Started by J.J. Rango

0 Oct 3, 2018

Journal article on the Cigar Box Guitar scene in the UK

Hi all, I'm new to posting on here, so hope this is the right place/way to do this. I got into making cbg's while carrying out research for…

Started by Paul Atkinson

1 Aug 23, 2018
Reply by Ted Crocker

Shamisen build?????

Morning all, been gone from here for a while working on other projects (4 wheel) lol.  Any way have a friend that would like me to build a…

Started by Greg Bement

2 Jul 14, 2018
Reply by Ted Crocker

Silverware Singer Hybrid Box Guitar

SILVERWARE SINGER HYBRID BOX GUITAR Finished instrument. Thought I'd share.  This is my newest build, the Silverware Singer. As its nam…

Started by Wayfinder

1 Jun 15, 2018
Reply by Ted Crocker

1880's - 1930's Cigar Box Guitar Music uploaded here

 Hi guys, I finally organized and edited some of my music for online listening. These 2 albums are all old time blues music played on cigar…

Started by J.J. Rango

0 May 21, 2018


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
Reply by Kanan Christ

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


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