McNairs unique take on cigar box guitars and their history – lots of historic photos. The Cigar Box Guitar Manifesto – the mission statement and rallying cry for the Cigar Box Guitar.
Once considered standard this tuning was commonly used during the Hawaiian music boom of the early 20th century and is often seen in sheet music.
4 string cigar box guitar tuning. Bright crisp attack Nickel plating for long life and added warmth Swedish steel hex core Gauges 10-13-17-26-36-46 Brite Wires are from Gibson are specially formulated to give your electric guitar a crisp attack with the nickel plating adding warmth to the overall tone. Another common tuning for the soprano ukulele is the higher string-tension D 6 tuning or simply D tuning A 4 D 4 F 4 B 4 one step higher than the G 4 C 4 E 4 A 4 tuning. Amazing Grace 4-string Open G GDGB Cigar Box Guitar Tablature This tablature will show you exactly how to play the melody and chords for the hymn Amazing Grace on 4-string cigar box guitars tuned to Open G GDGB.
Cigar Box Music – How-to-Build CBGs DVDs How to Play CBG and more.