Sometimes people slap their guitar body like snare when they are playing. I was thinking you could customize the sound of the hit with a little drawer you can fill with whatever various objects you have laying around... like pennies or rocks. 

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Then you would have to shake your git instead of tapping it. 

Wouldn't it make more sense to install real snare wire like in a snare drum? You could even add an on/off mechanism (you'll find ideas for that in many cajon building videos...)

Someone else suggested that on Facebook, that’s a cool idea

I sold one years ago with part of a drum snare in the box beneath the bridge area? I’ve seen street performers with em in their acoustic guitars

I like this guys style and simplicity. It works! Thanks for post this Shane. 

I saw this on Kickstarter if you prefer a tambourine sound

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/523289674/the-jambourine-a-tam...

Kool , I remember seeing that, I always put the tambourine in my lap or under my foot?

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