Tag Archives: Cigar Box Guitar

Flor Fina Amp

I came across a really nice cigar box that was just to small to turn into a guitar, so it made perfect sense to create a Flor Fina Amp build. Not only is the outside nice looking the inside is … Continue reading

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Acid Amp

“Acid Amp” already sounds like a super cool build. Here is a pic of the antique brass corners I custom fit to the lid of the amp. Next I needed to add inside corner supports that will hold the instrument … Continue reading

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Tuners

Something¬†most builders forget to keep in stock is tuners with an assortment of shaft lengths. I was caught in this situation on my last build and it brought things to a halt pretty quickly. I was not in a position … Continue reading

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Ashton CBG #2

I decided to use some more exotic wood for the Ashton CBG build. I had picked up some Zebra wood that had some awesome grain structure and figured it wood make some killer cigar box guitar necks. I will post … Continue reading

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Ashton CBG

Here is some photo’s from my latest cigar box guitar build the Ashton CBG. I like these cigar boxes because they have a nice finish and the thickness and quality of wood is stellar, which makes for an awesome sounding … Continue reading

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Tucketts Preferred Panetelas

I was given this extra cool Tucketts Preferred Panetelas cigar box from the early 1920’s. It was a bit to small for a good 3 string cigar box guitar and not deep enough for an amp, so I new right … Continue reading

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My Father Cigars CBG #4

Didn’t want to keep everyone waiting any longer, here is the finished “My Father Cigars CBG”. It really turned out awesome in my opinion and has a truly distinct sound. I never get tired of hearing the very first notes … Continue reading

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My Father Cigars CBG #3

Here is the neck I made for the My Father Cigars CBG build. It is made from Cherry wood with an angled headstock, with nickel/silver fret wire. I did custom pearl inlays for the fret markers and inlayed a slab … Continue reading

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My Father Cigars CBG#2

Another reason I like this cigar box is the beautiful inside. I will have to stretch my imagination on this build to see if there is a way I can allow the customer to open it and store guitar picks … Continue reading

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My Father Cigars

I found this My Father Cigars box¬†at an antique store in the middle of nowhere. It was in such great shape and had such a beautiful design I could not pass it up and knew that it would make and … Continue reading

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