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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 Shane Speal shanespeal.com

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 Shane Speal shanespeal.com

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 Shane Speal shanespeal.com

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

Interview with Bob Wurster of Berkeley Strings Cigar Box Guitars

Bob Wurster of Berkeley Springs, WV is more than just your average guitar builder.  His instruments, built under the name Berkeley Strings…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

1 Sep 3, 2017
Reply by Jim Morris

VIDEO: Samantha Fish Shows Her 2017 Tour Pedalboard & Guitars (Cigar Box Guitar, Too)

Samantha Fish is currently on her Chills & Fever 2017 tour and she sat down with Reverb.com to show off her pedalboard and main guitar…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

9 Aug 1, 2017
Reply by Tono Markes

Tutorial for six-string travel guitar?

I've seen lots of tutorials and plans for ukeleles but none for a small travel guitar.  Does anyone have any links to instructions on how t…

Started by Nacho Holiday

4 Jul 19, 2017
Reply by Tom T

VIDEO: The Making of a Hofner Beatle Violin Bass

In an industry dominated by computer-programmed robotics and hidden factories in China, it's refreshing to watch this short video of the…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

9 Jul 12, 2017
Reply by Kigar

COOL VIDEO: He Saved All His Wood Scraps for a Striped Guitar Neck!

What happens when you spend all day cutting 1/8" thick wood on a CNC laser cutter?  Apparently, C. B. Gitty's Jason Munoz gets inspired to…

Started by Nation News

5 Jun 12, 2017
Reply by Carl Franklin

CONTEST: The 2x4 Challenge!!! May 2017

CONTEST OVERVIEW: What instrument can you build that starts with a 2x4 plank?  We're looking for the most spectacular, innovative, intere…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

57 May 31, 2017
Reply by John Bernyk

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