Im curious to know what boxes are prefered. Wood, cardboard? Size? Manufacturer, Label? Wich type and construction give the best sound? I think this post will open a can of worms, but Im curious of others opinions.

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Sounds good to me, then cardboard ( or paper labeled) are my favorite, being a graphic designer of sorts I like the labels. And some of them sound great!

stan bryars said:
Yes
I like to use the word cardboard because the store I go to gives cardboard away for free
Te only thing cardboard is the press board top, but I don't want to get in the habit of saying that out loud

MichaelS said:
Stan, when you say carboard artuero fuentes are you refering to the paper covered box's? I've used some of them and mine were plywood and pressboard. Not a bad sound, great sound if its all youve got.

stan bryars said:
I used to like the deeper boxes till I found the Olivas

The thin bodies just seem to sit better and if you stick a makeshift reso in them they sound great

I built one on an Oliva Especial box that was 7x9x1 and stuck some sort of metal drink coaster in it as a reso

I built one for my non playing mother who basically just wanted something to hang on a wall, but someone came over to look at what I had and offered me $75 for POS
The sound that came out of that thing was a work of accidental art that should not have happened
I named it Sarah

Also like the Diamond Crowns, ugly box but a good sound and the La Aroma Cubana have a great size and sound
I buy most of wood from a cigar superstore for about $2 per if I buy in any kind of bulk
My business card models are usually made from the free Arturo Fuentue cardboard boxes I get from a local cigar store that has agreed to display my CBGs along with a local Asian Supermarket, if you can believe it
Well...I just scored 17 new (old) boxes. Any of these any good?

There all good get building.
Tracy Kennedy said:
Well...I just scored 17 new (old) boxes. Any of these any good?

Tracy Kennedy said:
Well...I just scored 17 new (old) boxes. Any of these any good?

King Edwards.... The brand my GrandDaddy smoked. Snif. I don't know if the dang BOX is any good, but if I saw one in a garage sale God help anyone that stepped in my way.

Is that a twist of kinnikinnick in the upper left?
Its a twist of chew is all I know. Ill ake a coser look at the KE box for its condition
Unless the top is cardboard on them I think they are all good. My dad has some old ones and a few have cardboard with a wood grain label on them, and some with the fake wood grain are real wood under it.

Tracy Kennedy said:
Its a twist of chew is all I know. Ill ake a coser look at the KE box for its condition

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