Contest is closed and we have now chosen three winners from all the entries!!!
FIRST PLACE and a $100 gift certificate to www.CBGitty.com goes to Heatmiser George and his skeletal-carved "Johnny Coffinwood" guitar:
SECOND PLACE and a $50 gift certificate to www.CBGitty.com is D S Phillips with his gory "Ed Gein" guitar:
THIRD PLACE & a $25 C. B. Gitty gift certificate goes to JD Swann with "Voodoo"
CONTEST IS CLOSED. THANKS FOR ENTERING! Original contest information below along with all entries:
It's that time of year! We're looking for the wildest Halloween-inspired homemade instruments. Coffin basses, creepy guitars, musical chainsaws, axe guitars, grave digger shovel guitars... get weird or go home!
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This is my spookiest ukulele. In honor of Halloween I recorded The Munsters theme on it.http://www.cigarboxnation.com/video/the-munsters
The 'Screamin' Demon' CBG slide guitar is finished. Handcrafted 'demon' bridge cover, tail end flames, and hand painted devil blues band dancing in the fire. Can be played acoustically or plugged in has an internal piezo pickup. Everything except the strings, tuners, and pickup made from recycled wood, tin can, deer antlers, drawer handle, dowel rods, and an old cigar box.
i call this The "Dollar Store Diddley" ..... made from an old up-cycled d-bow & a bunch of dollar store halloween stuff ..... it's not the most in depth guitar in the world.......but i think it is pretty wild......& it don't sound too bad either, for cardboard acoustic guitar ....... good luck to all the participants.....i only hope someone digs it..........there is a light in the back to, (hopefully)..light up the eyes at night..............................thanks!!.. -Mike M.
My entry into the Halloween build off.
3-string fretless blues box slide guitar. 24.5 scale.(Voodoo). I repurposed an 87 Yr old dresser I acquired from a cousin in new orleans for the box. Disco tone pick-up, medium Blues Blaster strings in GDG, with an oak neck. Black skull tuners and volume control. Red LED interior light and blood red crystals for the neck/fret markers. Resonator springs installed as well. Thank you C.B. Gitty for your support.
Thanks for looking and good luck to all the other entries.