Three-string Custom Box Guitar

Well, the building phase is pretty much complete – I’ve built three instruments over the course of the past month so it’s time to take a look at how it all worked out. The first one is a… Read More

Two-string Bass Custom Box Guitar

My journey of discovery around the whole cigar box guitar scene has been well documented on this site but as primarily a bass player I didn’t want the low end to miss out. There are a couple of nice… Read More

Four-string Custom Box Guitar

After I’d started down the cigar box guitar-building path a couple of mates and I were talking about how cool it would be to create a swampy back porch blues set.  And given one of them was approaching… Read More

Making A Single Coil Pickup

It’s probably a bit premature to put this up, but I’m so excited that it “looks” like a pickup that I’m posting this before I know whether it actually “works” like a pickup! This is the first time… Read More

Making A Cigar Box Guitar

Well we did it! Over the past day and a half Max and I made a pair of cigar box guitars. After my blog posts on Paul McCartney’s one, let alone the Mike Snowden Shuffle Ace from a… Read More


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