"Thanks, Order99. Of course my first one told me what needed to be better. It sounds a bit dull and the frets were harder than I expected to get right to avoid buzz and to allow a lower action to stop my fingers from getting sore... so I've now…"
"Box curves are reinforced with glue blocks - probably heavier than needed. The floating bridge (bolt) is about 1/3 of the way up the box, which I hoped would improve the resonance (it doesn't seem to, though...).
So far, with the spare…"
What do you find most interesting about cigar box guitars? (If you do not enter something meaningful here, your membership may be rejected).
Its DIY character; suitability for blues; challenge of learning new tuning and chord patterns; applying my own ideas to solve construction problems and design preferences; learning about general guitar design.
I've played 6-string guitars for over 50 years.
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