Hey all, my name is Zach, i'm new here, and this is the start of TWO cigar box builds.... one is a bass, and one is a guitar.

i'll post pics as soon as i can but here's the materials i have so far:

1qty 1" x 2" (3/4" x 1.5") x 8' mahogany from Menard's

2qty 3/4" 1/4 round red oak from Lowe's

1 Punch cigar box 11 x 8.5 x 2.25

1 Rocky Patel cigar box 17 x 7.5 x 4.875

 

more to come! :)

 

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okay, so i know there aren't any pictures, and i apologize for that, i'll make sure i upload some tomorrow.....but anyway, i thought i'd share the progress!:

purchased:
volume/tone pots (500k volume, 250k tone)

volume/tone knobs for both projects

input jacks for both projects

string ferrules for both projects

wood for the bridges of both projects

wood for clamps to glue the necks together with

ebony fretboards for both projects

a few little dremel bits i needed

progess on the projects and pictures tomorrow! yay!

still left to purchase:
fret wire for the guitar

fret saw

inlays 

pickups and preamps

tuning machines

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