Ruben Poncia
  • Male
  • Utrecht, Utrecht
  • Netherlands



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Aluminium Tricone Resonator

Posted on October 15, 2011 at 4:07am 5 Comments

Finaly finished this Aluminium Tricone Resonator...technically it's not a cigarbox guitar, but it's made with the same spirit... apart from the tuners, strings and cones everything is handmade... .. went to the DIY store, bought some aluminium sheets and some other stuff then glued, nailed and hammered it together... 3 ukelele cones amplify the vibrations of the strings via the aluminium/ebony bridge... the coverplate made from a cymbal protects the bridge and cones... rosewood fingerboard,…


Ashton Cigarbox Guitar

Posted on March 21, 2010 at 1:54pm 3 Comments

Ashton Cigarbox 4-string Guitar, Jazz-style, 24 frets, cherrywood neck with trussrod, 2 piezo's

Inside of the lid... maybe I can sell this as modern art? …


Theremin & Amp

Posted on December 24, 2009 at 5:15pm 4 Comments

Finished my theremin project. It's a theremin & amp build into a fifties radiospeaker. Got the 2 watt amp from 'The Cigarbox Guitar Company'. The speaker of the radiobox sounds much better then the one in the kit, so no hassle changing the speaker, only some wiring to connect the theremin with the amp. It has an input for a guitar or other instrument and an effectloop for the theremin. The theremin consists of two oscillators operating at a radio… Continue

Art for your Box

Posted on December 16, 2009 at 1:36am 2 Comments

Do you want to pimp your Cigarbox Guitar with a painting? I can paint your Cigarbox with your favorite blues/jazz/pop/CBG artist or anything that you can imagine.

Or a unique painting of your favorite blues/jazz/pop/CBG artist on canvas.…


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At 9:00pm on April 11, 2010, Matthew Borczon said…
thank you so much. I plan to try to build one as soon as I get some free time. I appreciate the advice.
At 8:59pm on April 7, 2010, Matthew Borczon said…
I am very interested in your fiddle gurdy. Did you make the crank and wheel smaller than the 3 inches one D havlena describes? Any tips for a guy who wants to build one.
At 4:20am on February 15, 2010, bemuzic said…
interesting sounds from your theremin : -)
At 9:26am on January 29, 2010, Dave Hall said…
Hey Ruben,
Have you had a chance to listen to the tracks I put on your song on cbn studio? Tell me what you think.
At 9:37am on January 6, 2010, colin mcgrath said…
dude that sound is way cool. Love it!
At 12:54am on December 30, 2009, colin mcgrath said…
wow any sound bytes on the theremin yet?
At 7:29am on December 12, 2009, Penny Nelson said…
I love the rough look of your gear - can't wait to hear how it sounds...
At 7:04am on December 12, 2009, Tres Seaver said…
Welcome aboard, Ruben! You will find lots of helpful folks and information here on all things CBG (CBB, CBU, etc.) Feel free to poke around, ask questions, and post your stuff (photos, recordings, videos, etc.).

Most of all, have fun!


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