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On the Road again played on Cigar box guitar

Here is my latest invention, a three stringed fretted cigarbox guitar.  To test it,  I played one…See More
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"Great day! Well done to Col for organising another successful Cambridge event. And well done Steve…"
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"let's hear it for the "new" guys - amazing! :-)"
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"Mark sounding great too..missed some of his set as went to get fish n chips!"
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"Amazing job by Steve, whole set on one string, and after drinking pints of cider all afternoon!"
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Complete "Pure & Simple" Cigar Box Guitar Kit - the Easiest CBG Kit to Build, Bar None!

Complete "Pure & Simple" Cigar Box Guitar Kit - the Easiest CBG Kit to Build, Bar None!

We created this cigar box guitar kit with one goal in mind - to make a kit that would allow pretty much anyone put together a real, playable cigar box guitar in about an hour at the kitchen table, with only the most basic tools (..

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Standard Cigar Box Guitar Necks - select Wood, Headstock and Fretting options

Standard Cigar Box Guitar Necks - select Wood, Headstock and Fretting options

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CLEARANCE: 2.5-inch Texas Sound Hole Cover - Copper

CLEARANCE: 2.5-inch Texas Sound Hole Cover - Copper

This listing is for a single solid copper sound hole/speaker cover with a distinctive Texas state cutout design, intended for use on guitars, cigar box guitars and more. Water jet cut from 1/16" (1.57mm) thick copper sheet, these are Made in the USA and make great..

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