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 an academic article on the growing cbg scene in the UK. My…Continue
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 an academic article on the growing cbg scene in the UK. My article has recently been published in the journal 'Design and Culture', and it is open access, which means you don't have to subscribe to the journal to be able to download it.The article is titled 'Hairy Guys in Sheds: The Rough and Ready World of DIY Cigar Box Guitar Makers'. If you're interested…See More
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I'm an academic based in the UK, currently writing a book on the design history of the electric guitar and a journal article about makers of cigar box guitars, looking to interview makers willing to chat and exchange thoughts. I currently play acoustic guitar live, but have yet to make my first cbg
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Hi Paul, welcome to the Handmade Music Clubhouse - Cigar Box Guitar Headquarters (CBG HQ)! Feel free to contact me about your journal article - or anything.
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