Shane Speal hosted the Gitty Gang Show and dropped an insane amount of knowledge on the audience. Grab a pad and paper for notes and watch for yourself. You don’t want to miss this.
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Get ready to put some jingle in your bells! It’s the 2019 Irish Christmas Concert put on by Cigar Box Nation and C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply.
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In this post, you’ll see how Shane Speal “stays curious” with two incredible autoharp-like instruments called Nightingales.
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In this post is a video of Ben “Gitty” Baker’s live performance of John Prine’s heartbreaking folk song Paradise with help from “Gitty Gangster” Dan.
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From episode #115 of the Gitty Gang Show, Dan and Ben “Gitty” play the lovely Hank William Sr. song Lonesome Whistle.
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Yodeling fans rejoice! See Jimmie Rodger’s Hobo Bill’s Last Ride skillfully performed by Gitty Gangster Dan and Ben “Gitty” Baker on Gitty Gang Show episode #115.
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Watch this terrific rendition of Hobo’s Lullaby performed by Ben “Gitty” Baker on the Gitty Gang Show, episode #114.
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In this post, you’ll learn how to prepare a cigar box to fit a cigar box guitar neck.
These plans are for a simple neck-through design, the most widely used building method for cigar box guitars.
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Learn how to cut a recess into a cigar box guitar neck so that it fits into the box and under the box lid.
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In this post, you’ll learn how to craft a simple cigar box guitar headstock.
The headstock in this post is often called a straight or recessed headstock, and you’re about to find out just how easy it is to make.
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Learn how to install tuners on your cigar box guitar with this simple guide.
Like most aspects of building a cigar box guitar, if you haven’t done it before, the idea of mounting tuners can be intimidating.
But in this post, you’ll see just how easy tuner installation can be.
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In this post, you’ll learn how to play Led Zeppelin’s “When The Levee Breaks” from Shane Speal on your 3-string cigar box guitar.
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