GDGB - Cigar Box Open G

Description

Open G tuning for the Cigar Box Guitar. The cigar box guitar is a primitive chordophone whose resonator is a discarded cigar box. Because the instrument is homemade there is no standard for dimensions string types or construction techniques

GDGB Resources

GDGB Guitar Tuner

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Songs tuned to GDGB

Artist Song Album Tab
Robert Johnson Sweet Home Chicago
Robert Johnson sweet home chicago
Robert Johnson Sweet home Chicago

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Videos for GDGB on

How to Build a Cigar Box Guitar: Part 9 - Tuning a 4 string cigar box guitar to Open G
How to Build a Cigar Box Guitar: Part 9...

Open G tuning for a 4 string cigar box guitar. I like to use the A-D-G-B strings...

4 String Blues Tricks pt. 1 - How to Play Cigar Box Guitar by Shane Speal
4 String Blues Tricks pt. 1 - How to Pla...

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4 string blues tricks pt. 2  - How to Play Cigar Box Guitar by Shane Speal
4 string blues tricks pt. 2 - How to Pl...

Downloads and concert info: http://shanespeal.com Official Facebook: http://face...

Cigar Box Guitare 4 cordes
Cigar Box Guitare 4 cordes

Guitare Cigar Box avec résonator fait maison. 4 cordes accordées en GDgb (Open G...

The Beatles, Blackbird (Cover on Cigar Box Guitar) - Rebecca Laird
The Beatles, Blackbird (Cover on Cigar B...

Here's an instrumental cover of Blackbird by The Beatles, arranged for Cigar Box...

How to Tune a 3-string Cigar Box Guitar to Open G GDG
How to Tune a 3-string Cigar Box Guitar...

In this video, Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker and Glenn Watt show you the most basic pr...

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Tuning Map

  • Fret
  • S6
  • S5
  • S4
  • S3
  • S2
  • S1
  • -7
  • A
  • D
  • G
  • C
  • E
  • A
  • -6
  • A#
  • D#
  • G#
  • C#
  • F
  • A#
  • -5
  • B
  • E
  • A
  • D
  • F#
  • B
  • -4
  • C
  • F
  • A#
  • D#
  • G
  • C
  • -3
  • C#
  • F#
  • B
  • E
  • G#
  • C#
  • -2
  • D
  • G
  • C
  • F
  • A
  • D
  • -1
  • D#
  • G#
  • C#
  • F#
  • A#
  • D#
  • 0
  • E
  • A
  • D
  • G
  • B
  • E
  • 1
  • F
  • A#
  • D#
  • G#
  • C
  • F
  • 2
  • F#
  • B
  • E
  • A
  • C#
  • F#
  • 3
  • G
  • C
  • F
  • A#
  • D
  • G
  • 4
  • G#
  • C#
  • F#
  • B
  • D#
  • G#
  • 5
  • A
  • D
  • G
  • C
  • E
  • A
  • 6
  • A#
  • D#
  • G#
  • C#
  • F
  • A#
  • 7
  • B
  • E
  • A
  • D
  • F#
  • B