View Full Version : Cigar Box Guitars

01-02-2010, 06:12 AM
I guess it never dawned on me that maybe I should share this stuff...here's some guitars I built.

Guy asked me to build 2 guitars, one for his son and one for his daughter...both in their twenties. I made them around the same idea, but each one unique in its own right. They can scream the blues, but I'm not a big electric guy and am pretty remedial with the slide.


01-02-2010, 10:52 AM
Nice! I've got 2 CBGs (one's a reso, with a uke cone in it) and I love them.

01-02-2010, 12:36 PM
nice! did you make em or buy em?

I know the guy that spins THE NICEST cones...


If you dont make em and you're ever interested in doing it...look me up

01-02-2010, 01:18 PM
The first one was a gift, and I got the reso from ChickenboneJohn here in the UK. Resos are tricky, but he did a great job. If I decide to try making one myself (and I'm tempted) I will certainly get in touch about the cone. :)

01-02-2010, 02:17 PM
chickenbonejohn is a danged stud...makes a good git and hes a mean player! He makes about 8/ week. You cant go wrong with that!

01-02-2010, 02:27 PM
I'm just wondering, what's the tuning of a four-stringed guitar?

they do look and sound good!

01-02-2010, 08:39 PM
these are same as baritone uke...just use high for strings of guitar