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Featured Products from C. B. Gitty

Cover Plate for 5.5-inch Resonator Cone - Choose Design Style

Cover Plate for 5.5-inch Resonator Cone - Choose Design Style

These resonator cover plates are laser-cut from 1/8" birch plywood, and are designed and manufactured in the USA in the C. B. Gitty workshops. We designed these covers to fit the 5.5-inch "Lightning" cigar box guitar resonator cones designed by Charles Atchi..

Price: $4.49

Laser-Cut Hardwood Bridge Blanks for Cigar Box Guitars - Choose Style, Wood and Quantity

Laser-Cut Hardwood Bridge Blanks for Cigar Box Guitars - Choose Style, Wood and Quantity

We are proud to offer these hardwood laser-cut cigar box guitar bridge blanks, designed and made in our own C. B. Gitty workshops. We offer four different styles/shapes in a variety of wood options - these are made from solid hardwood panels around 1/4" thick, no..

Price: $3.49

5.5-inch "Lightning" Spun Aluminum Cigar Box Resonator Cone by Charles Atchison

5.5-inch "Lightning" Spun Aluminum Cigar Box Resonator Cone by Charles Atchison

This is a spun aluminum cigar box resonator cone, manufactured by hand in the USA by CBG craftsman and author Charles Atchison. These are high quality cones, a bit thicker in construction than some of the others available, and they really ring like a bell. This o..

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