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How to Play EEB Tuning Cigar Box Guitar - Get easy, beautiful chords with this lesson

Shane Speal has been championing the 3-string "EEB" tuning for years and has written several songs with it.  In this lesson, he shows how…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

12 Nov 3, 2018
Reply by Paul Craig

INSANE INSTRUMENTS VIDEOS: Reverend Peyton's axe guitar & Terry Johnson's air filter guitar!

Found object guitars are popping up everywhere!  We have two new viral videos this week featuring guitars made from an axe and a car air f…

Started by Nation News

4 Jul 7, 2018
Reply by James Matthews

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 Shane Speal shanespeal.com

3 May 13, 2018
Reply by Tom Lauten

A Better Acoustic Pickup for Cigar Box Guitar: How I Install a Piezo Rod & Preamp

Get the most out of your acoustic/electric cigar box guitars with an inexpensive piezo rod & preamp unit.  In this video, I show a simp…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

5 Mar 28, 2018
Reply by Keith 66

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 Shane Speal shanespeal.com

5 Feb 12, 2018
Reply by Wichita Sam

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 Shane Speal shanespeal.com

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 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

Seasick Steve's Homemade Guitars - VIDEO + Lesson

Seasick Steve is a force of nature... a hobo-turned-blues superstar who has been dominating stages in Europe for the past few years. He bu…

Started by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker

1 May 18, 2017
Reply by Blind Lemon Cello

Guitar Builder Profile: Interview with Scott Griepentrog of Magic Music Mill Cigar Box Guitars

Huntsville, AL guitar builder, Scott Griepentrog was interviewed by Shane Speal at the 2017 New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival as part o…

Started by Nation News

0 Apr 3, 2017

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