"From what I have gleaned here is my plan: the wine box is 10" x 12.5" x 4" with 3/8" thick sides all around. I will have to reinforce it, but it has to be disassembled anyway since it is a little beat up. I plan on getting a six…"
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"I thought that since it was a wood box this would not be an issue, guess not.
Maybe I will have to go with a regular electric six string. I don't want to go with fewer strings since I know my brother can play six string. Thanks for the input."
"Six-string designs put quite a lot of tension on the structure, and usually require a board-through-the-body design. This will not leave much room for a resonator.....
All my resonator designs are 4-string models with a bolt-on neck and the…"
Stumbled into cigar box guitars by accident, now I want to make one for my brother. Have a 3 bottle wine box he gave me and would like to make a six string resonator. Is it reasonable for me to make it electirc or is that too much for a first timer? And any recommendations on books, guides, etc. would be greatly appreciated.See More