Considered one of the precursors for Rock n’ Roll,”This Train” is an old gospel tune that was first recorded in 1922.
This arrangement was transcribed with
tablature intended for 4-string Open G (GDGB) Cigar Box Guitar. It also includes the Chords, which can be easily translated to the instrument of your choice.
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This photo shows a fretted cigar box guitar with a zero fret installed. C. B. Gitty shows you how (and why) to do this in this article.
Today’s feature is an exposition written by Ben “Gitty” Baker on the subject of Zero Frets, and what they can do for your Cigar Box guitar.
In this article he answers three key questions; What they are, why they are used and how to install one on your next Cigar Box Guitar.
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In this video, Glenn Watt walks you through making your first fretboard for a cigar box guitar. Of course you could always buy one of C. B. Gitty’s Pre-made CBG Fretboards, but why not have a go at making your own? You can find most of the supplies you’ll need here.
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Fretting directly onto a guitar neck is a great option to showcase the natural beauty of the wood you have chosen for your neck, rather than using a fretboard.
This new knowledgebase article shows you one method of installing a bone nut blank onto your fretted cigar box guitar neck.
Click here or on the image to the right to read the full article!