I thought I would pass this along to my brethren (and sisteren?) in the CB community. I think the possible applications to Cigar Box guitar building will be obvious.…Continue
Hello everyone, another newbie here. Did not know this world existed and am very interested in getting started. My interest is to play 12 bar blues with a slide. I'd like to make an electric Diddley…Continue
My first Cigar Box Guitar build will begin this week, but this past weekend, I started working out some issues with this wacky "Electric Racket" guitar.
This is not really a "serious" design (obviously) but I do plan on having some fun in experimenting with different pickups, including the cheap single coil (pictured) and a couple of older humbuckers that I…
Are you interested in giving bright brass that aged look? How about MULTIPLE ways to do it?
Note: See if your item is truly brass or only brass COATED. Brass coated items may be stripped down to the base metal by some of these processes.
You can take brass all the way down to BLACK, if you so…Continue
This blog post is part self-motivational speech. If I am honest about myself, I know that I love to learn new things and understand things fully but actually finishing a project is not my strong suit. Sometimes I like to see all the lights turn green before I leave my driveway. It's really dumb when you put it into words like that.
Sometimes the pursuit of knowledge comes at the expense of actually putting that knowledge to work and learning about the how the theoretical…Continue
Somehow this wonderful rabbet hole escaped me until recently, but I'm disappearing down it fast. I don't even play (yet) but I'm very interested to learn 12 bar blues slide on a three string of my own making (in the planning and parts accumulation stage now).
My personality type is 1/2 artist & 1/2 scientist, so you can imagine how Cigar Box Guitars tickles my fancy in so many ways...
I see a guitar as I see a wonderful meal. The better the quality of the ingredients, the…Continue