I got the Cigarbox bug while on a great discovery trek through the classic country blues. I decided to make one and when i was finished i had so much fun playing it. I took it around a few jams and alot of people started asking me to build one for them. One year later i have my own grass roots company building guitars and 3 month wait list. You can check out what i am up to on my blog, www.wsbluesbox.wordpress.com .
I just finished this little guy for the good people at Collishaw farms in Cloverdale, BC. Patrick Harrison, who owns the farm, saw a little spot on cigar box guitars on the TV and tracked me down. He spent some time looking for a local artisan to build one for him. lucky for me, I am the only one in the Vancouver region. So far!.
Here is a pick of how it turned out.…Continue
I JUST FINISHED THIS NICE NEW GUITAR FOR A GOOD FRIEND OF MINE. RUSS MORLAND IS A SICK ARTIST FROM ENGLAND WHO CRASH LANDED IN NANAIMO B.C. CANADA AND STAYED. HE HAS MADE QUITE A NAME FOR HIMSELF OUT HERE AS A GREAT AND UNIQUE ARTIST. THIS A PAINTING HE GAVE ME AND MY WIFE FOR OUR WEDDING.
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This is a cool one i built for a friend who is a well respected melodian musician here in Vancouver. His name is John Krieger. He wanted me to tweak it a bit and put a double octave string for the high strings and have a strum stick fretting on it. It turned out nice and sounded really beautiful. I used a nice Punch box i found in San Diego on a business trip and piece of…Continue