Gerrit Klaassen
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1921 Portuguese "reconstruction" homemade 4 string guitar

"Wow. Love this and it sure looks a hundred years old. Good job on it and the video."
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1921 Portuguese "reconstruction" homemade 4 string guitar

"@Jan Pili; It's normal agriculture rope (the one you put on sticks to measure), originally that would have to be gut rope, but I didn't buy anything for this build (I hardly by any parts, that's the whole idea of making these kind of…"
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1921 Portuguese "reconstruction" homemade 4 string guitar

"super cool! what type of rope is that, and does it work as frets?"
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How did you learn about Cigar Box Nation?
by a friend
How many instruments have you built so far?
more than 20
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To see what other builders do, share my builds hoping for tips and tricks to learn!

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I have never build a Cigar Box Guitar!

Posted on June 15, 2019 at 6:45am 3 Comments

Now, I am one of those people who has never build a cigar box guitar. Really!



That's because I'm living on a lonesome hill in central Portugal and I just didn't find any cigar box here. Call me a "purist" but I do not want to buy a box or any other part for that matter. Not only because of the choice once made to go and live in a place where modern gadgets…

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The "Coevorden Special" on the road

Posted on August 23, 2015 at 6:47am 0 Comments

After a week of playing several gigs on the "Coevorden Special" it turns out to be a reliable little box guitar with a great sound, especially during the jazzy solo's.

(balcony concert at the town square, Tomar) 

It's new owner, Canadian singer/songwriter Robert Burton Hubele, seems to be very happy with it. Even though we…

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Four times a RGB part #2

Posted on June 14, 2015 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Unloading wood in the middle of the night.

It's hard to find the right wood here in Portugal.  Thanks to a local furniture maker we got…

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Four times a RBG part #1

Posted on June 14, 2015 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Starting a new project...



4 Recycled Box Guitars....

nr.1  beetle perforated pine

nr.2  a recycled phonograph panel

nr.3  combined oak drawer pieces

nr.4  a 17th century curved panel…

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