g,day guys, does anyone know a good place in aus for good cigar boxes.?

Views: 409

Replies to This Discussion

Personally I don't think there is one Dave. You'll find the occasional box, but if you want a good regular supply of quality boxes, you really need to look in the USA.

I'm in Tassie and import boxes in reasonably large quantities. While postage is expensive (I'm paying around $200 per carton) by the time I divide the total costs up per box, they end up around similar prices to what people over here charge.....and the variety is brilliant in the USA.

Check out my site for a variety of guitars built almost exclusively with imported boxes:

http://devilguitarstasmania.blogspot.com.au/p/selection-of-our-guit...

  thanks guys, i thought this might be the case' i have been buying mine from the states but thought there may have been an alternative in aus worth exploring, thanks. Dave.

good luck Rum Sick..if you find a good place to get them let us know...

I went into Smokemart today, and got two boxes for five bucks. Already turned one into a guitar, the other is not the right shape for a guitar, but is perfect for an amp, so that will be my next project.

Cheers
Dash

RSS

The Essential Pages

New to Cigar Box Nation? How to Play Cigar Box GuitarsFree Plans & How to Build Cigar Box GuitarsCigar Box Guitar Building BasicsCigar Box Guitar Parts Store

Site Sponsor

Recommended Links & Resources

Discussion Forum

Aussie tuning pegs.

Started by tdq. Last reply by Taffy Evans Dec 31, 2018. 5 Replies

Lite vs medium strings. Go!

Started by Mike. Last reply by Taffy Evans Aug 31, 2017. 1 Reply

Earthing

Started by Mike Jul 18, 2017. 0 Replies

Info on bass builds

Started by Mike. Last reply by Mike May 18, 2017. 3 Replies

A Simple Plan..

Started by CRAIG K666. Last reply by CRAIG K666 Apr 19, 2017. 3 Replies

Buying my first CBG

Started by Bill Abela. Last reply by Taffy Evans Mar 22, 2017. 5 Replies

Dog Bowl Resonator CBG

Started by Taffy Evans. Last reply by Timothy Hunter Nov 14, 2016. 3 Replies

Australian woods....

Started by rob bryon. Last reply by Stuart Phillips May 19, 2014. 11 Replies

CIGAR BOXES

Started by RUM SICK DAVE. Last reply by Darren Allard Sep 28, 2012. 5 Replies

DIYCBG KITS AVAILABLE

Started by matt. Last reply by matt Apr 3, 2011. 2 Replies

Supplies

Started by cam. Last reply by gary martin Mar 8, 2011. 8 Replies

Watch this Space

Started by matt Sep 3, 2010. 0 Replies

Blog Posts

Tab for Ry Cooder

Posted by Keith Gibson on September 30, 2019 at 12:44pm 2 Comments

Ducktail Run in James Dean Country

Posted by Rick Tish on September 29, 2019 at 9:57pm 1 Comment

Tiki mask guitar

Posted by Phil Stickings on September 27, 2019 at 12:39pm 5 Comments

Festival in the land that time forgot

Posted by Rick Tish on September 23, 2019 at 10:09am 2 Comments

Latest Activity

Kevin Keating commented on j bone's group Hand built and custom microphones
"It ain't pretty but it works.  It's an old General Electric CB radio mic out of an…"
1 hour ago
Kevin Keating commented on j bone's group Hand built and custom microphones
1 hour ago
Rich Butters liked Michael shrader's discussion Rough scarf joint seam
2 hours ago
Dave Lynas liked AGP #'s photo
2 hours ago
Dave Lynas commented on AGP #'s photo
Thumbnail

AGP #370 - ''Stellar''

"Photo bombing AGP. Never heard of such. Nice term. I think you cluster bomb. :^) I like you photo…"
2 hours ago
Dave Lynas commented on Dave Lynas's video
Thumbnail

Gettin it Down

"Thanks Andries, Nancy Kat, Daniel. The base video is an outtake from the Boogie series. I should…"
2 hours ago
BrianQ. liked AGP #'s photo
3 hours ago
Denbo liked AGP #'s photo
4 hours ago
Denbo liked AGP #'s photo
4 hours ago
Denbo liked the anonymous pick's photo
5 hours ago
Denbo liked the anonymous pick's photo
5 hours ago
Denbo liked the anonymous pick's photo
5 hours ago

Music

Loading…

© 2019   Created by Ben "C. B. Gitty" Baker.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

\uastyle>\ud/** Scrollup **/\ud.scrollup {\ud background: url("https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/963882636?profile=original") no-repeat scroll 0 0 transparent;\ud bottom: 25px;\ud display: inline !important;\ud height: 40px;\ud opacity: 0.3 !important;\ud position: fixed;\ud right: 30px;\ud text-indent: -9999px;\ud width: 40px;\ud z-index: 999;\ud}\ud.scrollup:hover {\ud opacity:0.99!important;\ud}\ud \uascript type="text/javascript">\ud x$(document).ready(function(){\ud x$(window).scroll(function(){\ud if (x$(this).scrollTop() > 100) {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeIn();\ud } else {\ud x$('.scrollup').fadeOut();\ud }\ud });\ud x$('.scrollup').click(function(){\ud x$("html, body").animate({ scrollTop: 0 }, 600);\ud return false;\ud });\ud });\ud \ua!-- End Scroll Up -->