Tag Archives: Cigar Box Amp

Footnote

The other day I was looking through the surplus section of a local hardware store and couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw these Footnote amplifier board assemblies. I figured at the very least I could part them out for … Continue reading

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Acid Amp 2

Well I finally got a chance to finish wiring the Acid Amp build. It turned out great and sounds amazing. With these amps, I like the fact that they can be sitting on your coffee table or bar top and … Continue reading

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Flor Fina Amp 4

Here she is in all her glory. I have been test driving it with several of my cigar box guitars and the sound is so amazing that I think I just might have to keep this one for myself.

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Flor Fina Amp 3

Next I made the insert that will hold the speaker and the controls. This was from some Birch panelling I had lying around. Here is a shot before I solder everything together. Here is a shot of the speaker installed … Continue reading

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Flor Fina Amp 2

I felt this cigar box was just to beautiful to cut speaker holes in and wanted to keep its original parlour look, so I knew I needed to mount everything inside. So my first order of business was to figure … Continue reading

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Hole Saw

Was busy building cigar box Amps today and found that I was always dragging out my Hole Saw kit. So I figured that I would add the hole saw to the list of must have equipment for the guitar builders shop. … Continue reading

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Diamond Crown Amp

Just thought I would share my Diamond Crown Amp that I made this last weekend. I thought it would be a shame to chop this beautifully constructed cigar box  into a franken amp, so I figured out a way to … Continue reading

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Oliva Amp Upgrade

I would like to share this suggestion with others who have made or plan to make an amp like the Oliva Amp I made a few posts ago. After using it for a while I realized that changing out the … Continue reading

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Cigar Box Amp

This cigar box amp is another neat project that you can make to compliment your cigar box guitar. I have ordered a kit from C.B.Gitty and will be hot rodding it for my audience when it comes in. So stay … Continue reading

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