Category Archives: Crafts

Infinity Jars

I was excited a couple weeks ago when a representative from Infinity Jars contacted me and inquired about working together to provide our customers and subscribers the highest quality glass storage containers on the market. This peaked my interest as … Continue reading

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Deer Antler Mount

Here is another little project that I have been meaning to try for a long time. I had a small set of deer antlers lying around when we moved to our acreage and thought they would go well in our … Continue reading

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Veneer Business Cards

I found these single ply maple veneer business card stock at Lee Valley Tool and Supply. I find it useful as shim stock for all of my wood working projects, particularly guitar and cigar box guitar neck adjustments. My wife … Continue reading

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Bottle Cap Lures

I saw these bottle cap lures recently and thought it would be easy to make some of my own design. It fits in perfect with my recycling propensities and it also helps that I like beer and probably can scare … Continue reading

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Custom Cutting Boards

Here is another product that I will be offering in my gear shop and on ETSY. I was looking at our cutting board the other day and thought that it looked so plain. I have pretty much customized everything else around … Continue reading

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Guitar Slides

Another thing that I have played around with since starting to build cigar box guitars is making custom slides. It is another area that you can let your creative juices flow and come up with some pretty cool stuff. Here … Continue reading

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La Caya Special

Here is my latest creation, a Lay Caya Special cigar box guitar. It was a fun build and has a very distinct sound. I used a Lay Caya Toro 25 cigar box with an oak neck. For this build I … Continue reading

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Oliva Amp

Well my Oliva cigar box arrived yesterday along with the parts I had ordered, so let the amp build begin. I would also like to give a shout out to C. B. Gitty on their quick shipping and the quality … Continue reading

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Christmas Ornaments

I did a bunch of these Christmas ornaments last year and they looked great on the tree. They are also perfect gifts for the sportsman in your household that seems to have everything. I will soon be spending some of my … Continue reading

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