Ben “Gitty” Baker plays the old Irish tune Harvest Home on his cigar box fiddle during the Gitty Gang Show. Click here to see the entire episode here.
It’s the Gitty Gang Show! In this 119th episode, the Gang share audience-submitted pictures and videos, discuss an alternate cigar box tuning, songwriting, and play a bunch of foot-stomping tunes including an original train song by Dan Woodman titled Eastwood Station. Open this post to join the good times.Continue reading “Gitty Gang Show Episode #119 Debuts “Eastwood Station””
In this 118th episode of The Gitty Gang Show, Ben “Gitty” receives birthday cheer by surprise. Plus, the Gang fills the episode with train song performances, a how-to video, and the usual high jinks that are certain to keep you coming back for more.Continue reading “Episode #118 of The Gitty Gang Show | Birthday Surprise”
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.Continue reading “Shane Speal Shares 25 Years of Wisdom in Under 45 Minutes”
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.Continue reading “Cigar Box Nation Irish Christmas Concert 2019”
In this post, you’ll see how Shane Speal “stays curious” with two incredible autoharp-like instruments called Nightingales.Continue reading “Shane Speal Gets Weird With Dick Bozung Prototype Nightingales”
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.Continue reading “John Prine’s “Paradise” Performed By Ben “Gitty” Baker & Dan”
From episode #115 of the Gitty Gang Show, Dan and Ben “Gitty” play the lovely Hank William Sr. song Lonesome Whistle.Continue reading “[VIDEO] The Gitty Gang Performs Hank Williams’ Lonesome Whistle”
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.Continue reading “[VIDEO] Hobo Bill’s Last Ride | Gitty Gang Show #115”
Watch this terrific rendition of Hobo’s Lullaby performed by Ben “Gitty” Baker on the Gitty Gang Show, episode #114.Continue reading “[VIDEO] “Hobo’s Lullaby” performed by Ben “Gitty” Baker”
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.Continue reading “How Prep A Box For A Cigar Box Guitar Neck”
Learn how to cut a recess into a cigar box guitar neck so that it fits into the box and under the box lid.Continue reading “How to Recess a Cigar Box Guitar Neck”