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Brushy One-String Gets His Guitar Fixed

Internet viral sensation, Brushy One-String is known for flogging an old acoustic guitar graced with a single bass string.  After playing…

Started by Cigar Box Nation Official

4 Jul 3, 2018
Reply by Dave Lynas

How to Play Muddy Waters on Cigar Box Guitar

by Shane Speal Muddy Waters was one of my very first heroes when I was introduced to the blues.  He had the swagger and the bravado like n…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

3 May 13, 2018
Reply by Tom Lauten

Make a 2x4 Lap Steel Guitar

This is one of the easiest homemade guitars I've ever built, and it took me only an hour to make. This lap steel was made from an extra 2x…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

17 May 8, 2018
Reply by bud molson

The Exit Sign Guitar + a quickie blues lesson. Built by Gary Desrosiers

Video + photos Here's a wild guitar concept I haven't seen before.  This three-stringer was crafted from a discarded exit sign by Gary De…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

5 Feb 12, 2018
Reply by Wichita Sam

VIDEO: Samantha Fish's "Chills & Fever!" What do you think?

She's the favorite darling of cigar box guitar fans worldwide.  Now Samantha Fish is back with a sexy new video, "Chills & Fever," the…

Started by Cigar Box Nation Official

15 Jan 25, 2018
Reply by Taffy Evans

2017 "Kick The Can" Build-Off contest - Canjos, Tin Can Guitars

"Come on, brothers and sisters, KICK OUT THE CANS!"   For our final build-off contest of 2017, we're looking for your best canjos, cookie…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

156 Dec 21, 2017
Reply by Rose Ericson

How I Attach a Lid to a Cigar Box Guitar for Best Acoustic Response - by Shane Speal

You've shaped the neck, cut the soundholes and put all those glorious electronics inside.  Now it's time to attach the lid to the box! In…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

12 Dec 3, 2017
Reply by Wal Callaby

How to Play Like Seasick Steve + Build Your Own "3-String Trance Wonder"

In all my years of teaching cigar box guitar through Youtube videos, no lesson has been more popular than a quick class I filmed on Seasic…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

1 Dec 2, 2017
Reply by Richard Dean

VIDEO & PICS: Cigar Box Guitar Museum expands collection

The Cigar Box Guitar Museum housed inside Speal's Tavern in New Alexandria PA has just expanded the collection by more than 30 instrument…

Started by Cigar Box Nation

3 Nov 6, 2017
Reply by Dano Schultz

Handmade Copper Pipe Guitars and Scrap Iron Guitars

Handmade Copper Pipe Guitars and Scrap Iron Guitars by Shane Speal Two of the most freakish guitars in my extremely weird guitar collectio…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

21 Sep 6, 2017
Reply by Glenn Kaiser

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