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Homegrown Musician

Group for those who are interested in musical instruments made from objects lying around. Whether you are a DIYer and just like building them or actually play a cigar box guitar for a living, this group is for sharing info and showing off your latest creation.

Members: 2
Latest Activity: Jan 27, 2013

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Newest Cigar Box Guitar Build

Started by Arnold Kelly Jan 27, 2013. 0 Replies

It's been a while since I've posted here, but I wanted to keep a moment to show off the latest build.  My builds have gotten better the more I've done (the old "practice makes perfect").  So much so,…Continue

Cigar Box Guitar 101 - Resources

Started by Arnold Kelly Dec 21, 2011. 0 Replies

For those who have been interested in building your own musical instrument, but don't know where to start, here's a brief list of places to start:…Continue

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Comment by Arnold Kelly on December 21, 2011 at 1:56pm

Welcome to everyone who is a "Homegrown Musician"! I can't wait to see what you've built or the latest video of you playing. Thanks for joining! :)

 

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Cigar Box Guitars

Does anybody here have any experience with cigar box guitars?  The title is pretty self-explanatory; they're guitars made out of cigar boxes.I've seen people get very creative with these and produce some pretty cool results.  I've made about 10 of them myself, but I'm nowhere near the caliber of some builders.  Hank Snowden has some pretty cool tutorials and guitars if anyone is interested.I've made all of mine electric and they are really fun to shred on.  They're tuned to an open G (GDG.)…See More
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For men with beards to show and share the great life of having a beard. Can there be anything more manly than a beard?
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