These New Resonator Cones Are Perfect For Cigar Box Guitars

C. B. Gitty Hubcap Resonator Cone

Have you seen the new Hubcap Resonator Cones from C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply? If you’re a maker or tinkerer, you’ll  find these cones interesting because things like this always get you thinking – what other common items could be re-purposed and re-thought in innovative ways?

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How To Play Mama Tried – Cigar Box Guitar & Bass Tablature

How do you learn to play Merle Haggard’s Mama Tried on a 3-string cigar box guitar and 2-string bass? With the clear, concise, and totally-free-to-download tablature in this post!

Mama Tried is a sorrowful story of the heartache a young man can cause his mother, inspired by Haggard’s own several stints in jail. In fact, it was while serving a sentence in San Quentin State Prison that Haggard saw Johnny Cash perform – an event that helped set Haggard on his way to becoming a country music pioneer and legend. 

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New How-to from Glenn Watt: Installing a Mini Humbucker in a Cigar Box Guitar

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In this new knowledgebase entry, Glenn walks you through installing a C. B. Gitty Snake Oil Mini Humbucker in a cigar box guitar. As his example guitar he uses one of the popular “Mi Amor” 3-string CBGs that he designed. Color photos illustrate each step of the process with explanatory text.

If you have been wondering about how to dive into using mini humbuckers on your special builds, this is for you!