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INSANE INSTRUMENTS VIDEOS: Reverend Peyton's axe guitar & Terry Johnson's air filter guitar!

Found object guitars are popping up everywhere!  We have two new viral videos this week featuring guitars made from an axe and a car air f…

Started by Nation News

4 Jul 7
Reply by James Matthews

Brushy One-String Gets His Guitar Fixed

Internet viral sensation, Brushy One-String is known for flogging an old acoustic guitar graced with a single bass string.  After playing…

Started by Nation News

4 Jul 3
Reply by Dave Lynas

How to Play Muddy Waters on Cigar Box Guitar

by Shane Speal Muddy Waters was one of my very first heroes when I was introduced to the blues.  He had the swagger and the bravado like n…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

3 May 13
Reply by Tom Lauten

Make a 2x4 Lap Steel Guitar

This is one of the easiest homemade guitars I've ever built, and it took me only an hour to make. This lap steel was made from an extra 2x…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

17 May 8
Reply by bud molson

EASY TO BUILD CIGAR BOX GUITAR: AN UNCLE CROW STYLE CBG IN ONE HOUR!!

Today we're going to have a step-by-step cigar box guitar building class!  The total time to build is about one hour, not including the in…

Started by Crow

146 May 4
Reply by rodger moore

A Better Acoustic Pickup for Cigar Box Guitar: How I Install a Piezo Rod & Preamp

Get the most out of your acoustic/electric cigar box guitars with an inexpensive piezo rod & preamp unit.  In this video, I show a simp…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

5 Mar 28
Reply by Keith 66

The Exit Sign Guitar + a quickie blues lesson. Built by Gary Desrosiers

Video + photos Here's a wild guitar concept I haven't seen before.  This three-stringer was crafted from a discarded exit sign by Gary De…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

5 Feb 12
Reply by Wichita Sam

VIDEO: Samantha Fish's "Chills & Fever!" What do you think?

She's the favorite darling of cigar box guitar fans worldwide.  Now Samantha Fish is back with a sexy new video, "Chills & Fever," the…

Started by Nation News

15 Jan 25
Reply by Taffy Evans

2017 "Kick The Can" Build-Off contest - Canjos, Tin Can Guitars

"Come on, brothers and sisters, KICK OUT THE CANS!"   For our final build-off contest of 2017, we're looking for your best canjos, cookie…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

156 Dec 21, 2017
Reply by Rose Ericson

How I Attach a Lid to a Cigar Box Guitar for Best Acoustic Response - by Shane Speal

You've shaped the neck, cut the soundholes and put all those glorious electronics inside.  Now it's time to attach the lid to the box! In…

Started by Shane Speal shanespeal.com

12 Dec 3, 2017
Reply by Wal Callaby

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