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Hi everyone my name is Greg Tanner, I have just built 2 cigar box guitars and a diddley bow for a assignment for Uni, as soon as I get some photos I will post them.

Cheers.

Greg.

Posted by gregory Tanner on September 24, 2014 at 5:18pm

Yackandandah Festival

On Nov29th we are hosting a cigar box and home made instrument fair if you,d like a stall send us a msg..Sat night we have 8 Ball Aitken back in the country on his trusty 3 string and Fiona Boyes featuring her new 4 string number plate as well as her trusty 6 string cigar box

Posted by Shayne Soall on September 1, 2014 at 1:37pm

Euroa Show and Shine

Sunday 6th Oct Euroa Show and Shine. Hundreds of classic cars, live music, market and entertainment. Euroa comes alive in the park. I will be there with a site in the market area, Kirkland Ave, call in and play a cigar box guitar!

Weather forecast looks good, fine 23, this is a really great event, not to be missed!      cheers Rodney

www.australiannationalshowandshine.com.au

Posted by Rodney Horsfall on September 30, 2013 at 10:04am

Tab Software

Does anyone know of any tab software for 3 string instruments such as CBG's or stick dulcimers. I have Guitar Pro but I don't find it all that suitable. Cheers.

Posted by Ross Stephenson on July 24, 2013 at 11:53pm — 3 Comments

Finger Pickin Good

the 3 string revolution continues... Paul Wookey, Guitarist, recording artist, teacher and Golden Guitar winner with my Montecristo 4 string. Had lots of fun this afternoon, thanks Paul

Posted by Rodney Horsfall on December 28, 2012 at 4:22pm

vintage ammo box resonator build documentary

lots of folks have asked me to do a build with a video series to show how i build something from start to finish. i have started that series showing the build progress in stages. it is something i have that i can give to all the folks that build these type of instruments so that they could possibly learn something from me that will help them at some point in time in their building experiences. so for you great folks here in australia i will add that series here for you to view if you like…

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Posted by brian romero on December 28, 2012 at 5:44am — 15 Comments

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3 string CBG fret spaces. 1 Reply

Hi there, I am about mark frets on my 3 string CBG (usinga s sharpie).  My fret board is 450mm.  I used an online tool to show me the spacings if I was to use normal guitar fretting.  Before I do…Continue

Started by stuart burris. Last reply by Daryl Brenton Apr 9.

Resonators 3 Replies

I was just thinking of my next project and was looking at a couple of old brass cymbols in the shed. I could cut them down and maybe use one as a resonator somehow...........and thoughts?MicklContinue

Started by Mick Loomes. Last reply by Mick Loomes Mar 31.

Strings???

Hi all, Just wondering where to source 3pack cbg strings from rather than using whole acoustic sets etc. Apart from CB Gitty is there anywhere else or maybe even locally in OZ that we can get them…Continue

Started by Ray Dimmack Mar 27.

Slides 2 Replies

About slides. What do you use? i have seen an awful lot of different types of slides being used. Bottle necks, large calibre machine gun cartridge, bits of pipe and tubing of various metals. Tapered,…Continue

Tags: brass, slides, Bottlenck

Started by Keith Nicholson. Last reply by Keith Nicholson Mar 26.

 

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