I ran into a couple cool boxes and am looking for inspiration.  I'm wondering if anybody has used boxes like this.  The Ashton is 2 1/8 deep, 5 1/8 across, and the sides are 9 and 10 1/2.  The Arturo is 2 3/4 deep, 5 1/4 across, and the sides are 7 and 8 1/8.  Its walls are almost 1/2 inch thick.  I would like to see some pictures if anybody has any.

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Here's the last one I had .....

 

 

 

 

This one stayed on my site less than 4 days.

Not only was it traipizoidal, the thickenss at the neck was 3/4" smaller than the tail.

 

 

AFKAM

Beautiful instrument, AFKAM.

In Bill Jehle 's book, One Man's Trash: A History of the Cigar Box Guitar, he discusses how experimental prototype guitars could be quickly built out of trapezoidal boxes but still retain the sound characteristics of a standard shaped guitar. In the 1930s, Supertone produced a guitar called the Hill Country:

 http://harmony.demont.net/model.php?id=735

Enjoy your build, Keni Lee 

I have the second box, no problem with the shape it is the size I am not keen on. 7"x7"x2 3/4" (looks smaller than the one above if the printing is the same). Not sure what to do with it yet, maybe make it into an amp.
Thank you.

Rand Moore said:
Beautiful instrument, AFKAM.

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