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* it's simple to build them
 
* it's simple to build them
 
* it's cheaper than buying a guitar
 
* it's cheaper than buying a guitar
* it's easier to play them even with now previous knowledge
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* it's easier to play them even with no previous knowledge
 
* it sounds and looks cool!
 
* it sounds and looks cool!
  

Version vom 19. Mai 2012, 23:42 Uhr

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DIY Instruments - Cigar Box Guitars! 
A workshop with Elmar.

When?

Why?

  • it's simple to build them
  • it's cheaper than buying a guitar
  • it's easier to play them even with no previous knowledge
  • it sounds and looks cool!

In the workshop we do not only talk about building such a cigar box guitar. We build one with three strings!

All the necessary steps will be considered

  • Where to get the material from?
  • Which tools are needed?
  • Which scale length and how the corresponding fret positions are calculated
  • How to tune it

... and: How to make it an ELECTRIC CBG?


The workshop shall be concluded by a short introduction into chords to start playin' da blues.


That's how it could sound ;-)

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