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1950s tin bread box guitar by Eero Tapani Lehtinen.

Beer can bear staring from the soundhole. 2 magnetic & 1 piezo pickups. Slot for coins.  Visit Eero's Cigar Box Nation profile to see more.

NEW SAMANTHA FISH VIDEO - JUST POSTED TO CIGAR BOX NATION FACEBOOK!!!

RONNIE WOOD ROCKS A CIGAR BOX GUITAR  Legendary guitarist, Ronnie Wood has been filmed using a Daddy Mojo 4-string acoustic cigar box guitar on his latest video, "How Can It Be." 

JUNK PERCUSSION:  Creativesoundlabs explored a few unique recording methods for recording junkyard percussion. Each of these techniques are from real recording sessions and they each have a story to go along with the sounds.

PIEZO SECRETS CONTEST!!!  Send us your favorite Piezo Tips & Tr...   What things make your pickups sound great?  Got a favorite setup?  Special methods that nobody has considered?    

VIDEO LESSON:  HOW TO PLAY THE BEATLES' "DRIVE MY CAR" ON 3-STRING ... Presidents of the United States of America frontman, Chris Ballew releases a new album of Beatles covers for young children.  At the bottom of the link, he gives a video lesson for 3-string guitar (perfect for cigar box guitarists).  Note:  the video is hosted by Facebook.  You may have to be signed into FB in order to view the video. 

Introducing the Hot Rod acoustic pickup system with Active Jack tec...

  • Loud, distinctive acoustic tones with reduced feedback. 
  • No soldering. No routing for big pre-amps.
  • Easy-to-install.

Our new video shows how you can easily install a Hot Rod Pickup into your cigar box guitar with minimal effort. The Hot Rod maintains a simple setup without any volume or tone controls, created to capture and boost the true acoustic signal.  (Video is in product description.  Scroll down in link.)

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