Hi all ,
Well I finally finished my first neck, went to grab my cigar box and found that it is severely warped ! I had prepped it about a month ago and have looked at it several times since and never saw any warpage. We have had some very hot weather the past week so I think that's what did it. Anyway question is do I need to brace the box next time , and how would I do this ? Also I really liked this box and I am having trouble finding another. It is a La Gloria Cubana Reserva Figurados - anybody have one I could buy or know where I could get one ?

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I might have one of those boxes, but as far as the warpage, I've experienced the same thing recently. On a road trip through the central valley in california it was 120F. I'm wondering if I should expose it to moister, or since it's done what it's gonna do, take the hardware off the box and sand it to fit.
Let me see if I have one of those boxes Keith.
Godzilla,
It would be great if you have that box. If you do let me know what I can offer you for it.
Thanks !
I have a La Gloria, but it's not the Reserva Figurados. sorry.
Godzilla,
do you have any measurements for that box and possibly a photo ?

Godzilla said:
I have a La Gloria, but it's not the Reserva Figurados. sorry.
How warped is it? Can you close the lid and screw it shut to take out the warpage? I have had warped lids but the box part has never warped yet. If its just the lid, screw it down to take out the warp. Remember its just a cigar box guitar, not a Martin, a little warpage adds character.
It's warped real bad, and it's the box part somehow the lid survived

MichaelS said:
How warped is it? Can you close the lid and screw it shut to take out the warpage? I have had warped lids but the box part has never warped yet. If its just the lid, screw it down to take out the warp. Remember its just a cigar box guitar, not a Martin, a little warpage adds character.
Keith, the dimensions of the box are 10 3/4in long x 6 3/4in wide x 2in tall. Here's a couple of pictures.
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GodIlla,
I really appreciate your time and effort trying to help me out ! I was really hoping what you had might be similar to what I was after but the box is to wide and finish is complety different. Again I can't thank you enough for what you have done. If you do run across the box I am looking for please let me know.
Thanks !

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