2-string Cigar Box Guitar Plans by Michael Lydon

Guitar Player Magazine – 1976

You may be thinking that plans published in a guitar mag in 1976 aren’t quite old enough to qualify as “historic”.

These plans are special though, because these are the ones that Shane Speal used to build his first cigar box guitar… and from that first cigar box guitar, he went on to jump-start the entire modern cigar box guitar revival.

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