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Old 01-20-2016, 01:03 AM   #11
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Left to right---gbgd, cgc, gdgb, standard, dgbe, dF#ad---different boxes sound better with different tunings---sorry I didn't include that in my first post!
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Old 01-30-2016, 03:51 AM   #12
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I have been building and playing Cigar Box Guitars for about 5 years---everything from simple 1-string diddly bows to full-on sixers---I have built over 40 so far, and sold or gifted most of them. Here are some of the ones I kept for myself!
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Old 09-08-2016, 11:17 AM   #13
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Huh, I've never heard about such kind of guitar

It has an interesting shape Gonna try it out one day.
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Old 09-09-2016, 01:41 AM   #14
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check out cigar box nation---there are many great builders on there---and look at some of my builds on hippy chip's page!
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Love those cigar boxes. I really want to build one where the lid still opens, haven't done on of those yet.
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Old 09-10-2016, 05:39 PM   #16
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The only way to build one where the lid still opens is to use the box upside down---all of mine will still open when you take the strings off---I don't like to look at the ugly bottom when I play!
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Hadn't thought of that...interesting. I guess mine would still open, they are just pinned down.
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Old 10-20-2016, 12:00 AM   #18
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I have a four string cigar box that uses EADg
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Old 10-20-2016, 12:19 AM   #19
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The only way to build one where the lid still opens is to use the box upside down---all of mine will still open when you take the strings off---I don't like to look at the ugly bottom when I play!
Depends on the bottom you are looking at.
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